6 Best Practices for eCommerce Warehousing

Cerasis

Meanwhile, the number of warehouses has not yet grown enough to accommodate the surge in order fulfillment and processing. Fortunately, shippers and warehouse managers who follow these best practices can improve production to meet the surging demand. In fact, this details should be compiled and reported from within your warehouse management system (WMS), which reduces the amount of time required in processing thousands, if not tens of thousands, of orders.

7 Innovative Warehouse Management Technologies to Adopt

Cerasis

When it comes to warehouse management, constant evaluation and adoption of crucial technologies is critical so as to improve profitability and stay competitive. Today, warehouse managers have a wide array of technologies to choose from as they strive to reduce costs, improve efficiency and streamline operations. They must ensure that goods, materials and products flow effortlessly by optimizing their warehouse operations through the use of warehouse technologies.

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Tailoring the Apparel Supply Chain

NFI

A successful supply chain strategy has become an essential key to success for apparel companies as they continue to build their brand. Supply Chain Retail Transportation WarehousingTo provide the latest styles to their customers, supply chain partners should be an extension of the company’s business and service, with the ability to contribute to a good customer experience. Today’s consumers. Read More.

Executing on time, all the time: apparel executive’s guide to competitive advantage

RELEX Solutions

Apparel executive’s guide to competitive advantage. I think we all know that great apparel brands maintain competitive advantage by consistently executing on time. What great apparel brands do differently? Sadly we all know that missed internal deadlines drain profit from many apparel brands: Merchandise Planning didn’t align demand forecasts with Sourcing. Even expedited air shipments arrived late at the warehouse.

Amazon Wins Patent for On-Demand Apparel Manufacturing Warehouse

Supply Chain 24/7

The Seattle e-commerce juggernaut just won a patent for “on-demand apparel manufacturing,” in which machines only start snipping and stitching once an order has been placed, Amazon could wade deeper into developing its own apparel

How a growing medical apparel company sped up fulfillment with warehouse robots

6 River Systems

This year at NRF 2019 Retail’s Big Show , we’re very excited to celebrate Healing Hands, a medical apparel company that is using 6 River Systems to achieve same-day fulfillment of their fashionable medical scrubs. In many ways, the Healing Hands warehouse automation story is a familiar one. Fast growth that leads to a new, bigger warehouse space. The post How a growing medical apparel company sped up fulfillment with warehouse robots appeared first on 6 River Systems.

American Fox Head relocates logistics hub in Europe

Supply Chain Movement

Californian based Fox Head, owner of the action sports apparel and clothing brand Fox, is rapidly expanding its reach in the European market. With multi-channel retail distribution demands the Fox brand features fast-moving product lines that include protective gear and apparel for activity pursuits such as motocross, surfing, BMX and mountain-biking. The Fox brand is the most recognized and best-selling brand of motocross apparel in the world today.

Rise of the Warehouse Robots!

Supply Chain Game Changer

RightHand Robotics, for instance, provides end-to-end solutions designed to reduce the cost of e-commerce order fulfillment of electronics, apparel, grocery, pharmaceuticals, and other industries. The future of the warehouse is happening now with robotics. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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Rally House Deploys Personalized Warehouse Management in the Cloud

DSI

Rally House, a national sports apparel and gift store, specializes in immersing customers in hometown pride. With stores all over the country, multiple warehouses and growing e-commerce business, Rally House identified warehouse management as a top priority. They chose the DSI Digital Supply Chain Platform™ (DSCP), a Built for NetSuite verified SuiteApp to build persona-based, device agnostic apps that extend warehouse management capabilities across the supply chain.

The complete guide to order fulfillment: types, channels, costs & finding the best fit

6 River Systems

For those in charge of warehouses and distribution centers, order fulfillment — the hyper-speedy kind — is a hot topic at the moment. Because of the pressure to speed-up fulfillment, it’s important that all order fulfillment specialists, business owners and/or warehouse managers develop an order fulfillment system that fits the needs and demands of their customers. Shipping: Not every warehouse deals with shipping directly. food or apparel). Warehouse Operation

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

With how quickly new technology, tips and warehouse management techniques are emerging, wouldn’t it be nice to take a page from someone else’s book? Boot Barn @bootbarn In 2016, Boot Barn improved operations at its distribution center in Fontana, California by implementing HighJump’s Warehouse Advantage WMS. As of mid-2017, 80% of the company’s shipments out of its warehouse were going to areas other than California and New York. Warehouse Efficiency

How Fulfillment Technology Is Keeping Pace With 'Fast Fashion'

Supply Chain Brain

It’s been used to refer to apparel makers who swap out their collections at a much more rapid rate than in the past. It refers to the speed at which orders are turned around in the warehouse and rushed to store shelves or online buyers. On this episode, we discuss the trend toward fast fulfillment with Raffaele Destro, fashion and apparel industry manager with TGW Logistics Group. Show notes : An article from TGW about disruption in the fashion and apparel industry.

Amazon Takes On the Fashion Supply Chain

Elementum

The e-commerce giant recently launched 1,800 fashion products, under seven trademarked brand names, ranging from men's suits to children's apparel to women's clothing. It has been selling apparel since 2002, and has slowly been making further in-roads to the fashion industry. billion worth of apparel. The online giant owns a robot company that speed up the pace in its warehouses, an advantage that is difficult to duplicate.

The path to recovery from COVID-19 – LogiSYM August 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Especially for verticals with longer production lead times such as apparel, the full impact of COVID-19 is still materializing. Stringent social distancing measures were implemented in warehouses, affecting the ability of logistics carriers to respond to demand fluctuations.

Amazon supply chain management pushes retail to the limit

Kinaxis

It’s just the latest in a string of patents that span the gamut from smart stores to flying warehouses. Failure to innovate in the retail supply chain arena is already having negative financial repercussions for brick and mortar stores, especially when it comes to apparel. Amazon makes up about 7% of the US apparel market, and according to reports , that figure could increase to 19% by 2020. by Alexa Cheater How to overcome the Amazon effect.

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7 Rules of Fashion Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Opz

In 1984, US Apparel Industry created the task force called " Crafted With Pride in the U.S.A. One year later "Kurt Salmon Associates" was assigned to investigate the whole apparel supply chain. The result showed that materials were in the warehouse or in transit as long as 40 weeks! 2) Centralize design and product development : the norm in the apparel (and some other) industries is to develop new products by both in-house staffs and through merchandisers.

Responding to Supply Chain Disruption Amid COVID-19

AIMMS

T he apparel industry, for instance, is bracing for a prolonged period of low activity. Manufacturing plants and warehouses will experience a sudden shift in resource utilization. Just like you, we’re taking the news day by day and continuously brainstorming ways to serve our community. The COVID-19 pandemic is having a profound impact on our lives, the kind we have not seen in centuries.

This Week in Logistics News (January 7-11, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon to invest in French firm’s technology for self-driving forklifts (Reuters) Warehouses Test a New Breed of AI Robots (WSJ – sub. Robots in the Warehouse. is deploying robots to retrieve bins filled with apparel, electronics and other products from shelves and deliver them to workers who pick individual items. Did you make any New Year’s Resolutions for 2019?

‘Try Before You Buy’: A Huge Logistics Challenge for E-Tailers

Supply Chain Brain

What it amounts to is enabling a type of customer behavior that has caused apparel sellers headaches for years. More common, however, are allowances being made by traditional apparel merchandisers that are attempting to convert a necessary evil into a selling point. They’re needed in the warehouse, not just to process the increasing volume of returns, but to meet rising customer demands for faster crediting and, when requested, exchanges.

Woodland seeks to export to MENA from Dubai

Logistics Middle East

Footwear and apparel manufacturer Woodland opens Dubai office and warehouse as MENA distribution hub

The World’s Largest Brands Are Using Inventory Accuracy and Yard Automation to Fight COVID-19 Chaos

PINC

sensors, and cloud computing—to significantly improve accuracy, speed, and safety of collecting warehouse inventory levels. “PINC AIR collects and processes inventory information inside of warehouses 100 times faster than humans can,” says PINC CEO Matt Yearling. ” Once in the cloud, that data is automatically compared to what’s available in the warehouse management system (WMS), providing a final reconciliation report to the user.

Geek+ and Nike introduce same-day delivery to Japan

EFT

The robots carry Nike products and packages directly to the warehouse worker, reducing costs and increasing picking efficiency. Geek+ has announced used robotics solutions for Nike's new distribution centre in Chiba, Japan, which has allowed Nike to start same-day delivery in the country.

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Modernizing the Retail Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

Unfortunately, the adoption rate is still relatively low, ranging from 26% for home improvement stores to 33% for apparel and footwear. Finally, concerning third-party logistics services, Tymm writes, “Omnichannel retailing has put more pressure than ever on warehousing. Placing warehouses closer to large populations. Banker notes, “These urban warehouses are often smaller, carrying fewer products.

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Omni-channel: Not A One-Size-Fits-All Approach

Talking Logistics

So, if you think about the complexities and the approach to omni-channel for fashion and apparel companies, for example, they’re very different than for consumer electronics companies. So, if you’re a local apparel retailer you’re going to have a very different set of challenges than, for example, a big-box home improvement retailer. Omni-channel continues to generate a lot of buzz in the industry, but what is the current state of omni-channel? What’s real and what’s still hype? “We

Product Tags Guide: The Importance of Product Tagging for Ecommerce & Logistics

ShipBob

” For warehouses, product tags can be used to keep ecommerce inventory organized and well-documented. Product tags are descriptive tags put on products to help organize and track them throughout a warehouse, store, or shipment. For ecommerce business, one of the biggest benefits of a product tag is to quickly convey information, whether it’s a warehouse employee picking an item or a customer trying to find details about the product.

Fast Fashion's Inventory Woes: 3 Ways Retailers Can Stay in Business

Elementum

A prime example is Amazon, the e-commerce juggernaut that’s set to overtake Macy's as the largest apparel retailer. The app allows brands to sell directly to consumers within JD’s network of online stores, customer service, delivery and marketing, and warehousing and inventory systems.

Top eCommerce sites in India who are invincible this 2020

Vinculum

Founded in 1994, Amazon in the USA started with online bookstore selling followed by electronics, jewelry, toys, apparel, and more. Home decor, lifestyle, apparels and more were also a priority during the pandemic. The year we’re in has been difficult for all.

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2020 Requires Big Wings and Feet

Supply Chain Shaman

The design of the conference includes tours of several modern warehouses and centers of excellence. Apparel is an example. Results of Financial Reengineering Fails the Apparel Manufacturing Industry. . #8 It has been awhile. After the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit , I took the time to recharge and took a month off from writing. The presentations from the Summit are posted now on the Supply Chain Insights You Tube Channel.

Reimagine Supply Chain of the Future – agile, resilient, and balanced – LogiSYM July 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Zara has become Europe’s most profitable apparel brands by building agility end to end in their supply chains. Develop methodologies to measure risk for each supply chain node, warehouse, factory, supplier, geography, or transportation node. Let me start with a quote from a great leader!!

Fast Fashion's Inventory Woes: 3 Ways Retailers Can Stay in Business

Elementum

A prime example is Amazon, the e-commerce juggernaut that’s set to overtake Macy's as the largest apparel retailer. The app allows brands to sell directly to consumers within JD’s network of online stores, customer service, delivery and marketing, and warehousing and inventory systems. The company’s mission for 2018 is to adjust to new market dynamics, leveraging a more flexible supply chain (including automated warehouses) and advanced analytics for better trend detection.

6 River Systems Continues 2020 Momentum Led by Award Wins and New Global Deployment Sites

6 River Systems

Most notably, we expedited our remote deployment protocol plans and introduced enhanced safety protocols to help our customers comply with social distancing recommendations within their warehouses and distribution centers. The remote deployment process consists of mapping out the warehouse and monitoring Chuck’s systems remotely. An associate on-site walks with the Chuck through the warehouse while concurrently videotaping its surrounding area.

This Week in Logistics News (August 17-21, 2015)

Talking Logistics

According to the press release: Founded in 1951, OHL is one of the leading 3PL companies in the world, operating more than 120 value-added distribution centers in North America with over 36 million square feet of flexible warehouse space, and providing integrated global supply chain management solutions including transportation, warehousing, customs brokerage, freight forwarding, and import and export consulting services. I didn’t do it.

Checklist: Logistics challenges in China

Supply Chain Movement

Chinese consumers are buying more of everything – from apparel and white goods to luxury items and homeware – and as they buy more, from more channels, including online, at single brand stores and from large specialty chains, domestic and foreign owned companies have to reassess their supply chain infrastructure in China for both selling and making goods. 15 questions about Chinese supply chains.

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How Europe is Coping with Supply Chain Disruption

Jaggaer

On top of this, a growing number of truck and van drivers are off work, often with symptoms of the virus, while many warehouse workers are unhappy about the risks posed. Adapting to the present and future challenges of COVID-19.

Transforming Consumer Value Chains: Navigating The Power Shift to the Shopper

Supply Chain Shaman

Note that apparel manufacturing is growing and apparel retail is declining. As a result, unit picking, shipping and returns is redefining warehouse management and transportation processes. Voice picking, piece pick walls, and pushing the goods to the packer are new processes, but underlying these process redefinitions is the need for investment in warehouse management. Last week, Wal-Mart announced the closing of 269 stores and the layoffs of 10,000 employees.