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Why Use Augmented Reality in Your Warehouse or DC?

Talking Logistics

The post Why Use Augmented Reality in Your Warehouse or DC? While most everyone has heard of an augmented reality (AR) eyeglass-type product, many have only seen it being used for consumer applications.

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8 DC and Warehouse Slotting Considerations for More Efficient Warehouse Operations

Cerasis

First Things First, Do You have all The Tools To Set You Up for DC Or Warehouse Slotting? Your Warehouse Management System (WMS) must reflect these storage locations for proper location control in your warehouse or DC. All we’re doing here, in the kitchen example, is making sure those things we use the most frequently are the most easily accessible in the warehouse or DC. You should concentrate on this 20% and have them available for picking upfront in your warehouse or DC.

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Holiday Logistics: 5 Things Any Shipper Can do Now in the Warehouse or DC to Plan & Stay Competitive

Cerasis

shippers need an efficient and effective Distribution Center (DC) to support this consumer spending peak that takes place typically at this time of the year. Benchmark DC Systems to Handle the Volume.

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Holiday Logistics: 5 Things Any Shipper Can do Now in the Warehouse or DC to Plan & Stay Competitive

Cerasis

shippers need an efficient and effective Distribution Center (DC) to support this consumer spending peak that takes place typically at this time of the year. Benchmark DC Systems to Handle the Volume.

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Technology Reshaping the Modern Supply Chain - White Paper

successfully in DC operations and drones are delivering. How Technology. is Reshaping the.

Four Signs It’s Time to Optimize Your Distribution Center

CHAINalytics

But growth can severely strain an outmoded distribution center (DC), hampering productivity and fulfillment capabilities. In this two part blog series, I’ll offer some thoughts on the best way to optimize your existing and future DC to meet growing demands. It should be noted that a DC optimization […]. Blog Service Supply Chain Supply Chain Design Supply Chain Operations Transportation What's New DC Distribution Optimization Richard Koch SCOPs Supply Chain

Prepping Your DC for Peak Season

Inbound Logistics

Use this advice to get your distribution center prepared before holiday orders come rolling in

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Eyes in the sky

PINC YMS

Matt Yearling discusses the growing role of drones , advanced robotics, and yard management solutions to optimize supply chain efficiency with DC Velocity 's executive editor Mark Solomon. yard management digital supply chain drones DC Velocity

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Supply Chain News Makers Video on Key Takeaways from the 2016 DC Metrics Report

Supply Chain Digest

Karl Manrodt of Georgia College Leads Discussion on Three Key Issues from the 2016 Report

SCM Cloud at Oracle CloudWorld DC - March 24

Oracle SCM

The Cloud World DC event, taking place at the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC on Thursday, March 24 , will feature a session about Oracle Supply Chain Cloud entitled "Path To Supply Chain Cloud”.

WMS at Mars, Inc: M&Ms from the DC to You and Me

Logistics Viewpoints

In September I published a Logistics Viewpoint article titled The Evolution of WMS Customer Requirements. The article discusses how commercial WMS functionality has improved substantially over the years and is now sufficient to meet the needs of most practitioners. As a result, today’s customers are making WMS purchasing decisions based on an expanded set of criteria.

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Moving Into A New Distribution Center

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

By David Latona Principal, Tompkins International Orchestrating a move to a new Distribution Center (DC)? When moving your goods from an existing DC to a new DC, whether or not it’s internal or involves a 3PL, there are some essential steps. Blog 3PL DC Distribution Distribution Center ecommerce WarehouseFollow these basic and essential steps to insure success for you and your provider.

Job opening: Manager Supply Chain Planning EMEA bij Herbalife

Supply Chain Movement

People ambitie carrière dc distributiecentrum edc erp FMCG food herbalife Oracle vacature Venray Looking to make new strides in your career? Then look no further. A career at Herbalife offers a chance to change lives.

E-Commerce DC Site Selection: Connecting the Dots

Inbound Logistics

E-commerce retailers choose specialized distribution centers near parcel carrier hubs and transportation infrastructure

Consider This When Choosing Your Next DC Location

PLS Logistics

When a company outgrows its distribution capacity, it expands by opening a new distribution center (DC). The best approach to choosing your new DC location is to evaluate your entire logistics strategy.

Ikea Russia’s new DC will be Jungheinrich’s biggest project yet

Supply Chain Movement

Jungheinrich group will act as general contractor for all intralogistics equipment installed at the new DC – which is located 50 kilometres north-west of Moscow – while also performing the role of systems integrator. Cases dc distribution centre Ikea intralogistics Jungheinrich moscow

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Looks Like a Multi Modal Data Collection Future in the DC

Supply Chain Digest

In a Change, Most DCs will be Using Both Bar Code Scanning and Voice by 2020, New Zebra Research Finds

SLOTTING YOUR WAREHOUSE OR DISTRIBUTION CENTER (DC)

The Lean Supply Chain

Your Warehouse Management System (WMS) must reflect these storage locations for proper location control in your warehouse or DC. You should concentrate on this 20% and have them available for picking upfront in your warehouse or DC.

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US Company Saves Money and Improves Service by Outsourcing European Distribution

Logistics Viewpoints

At this shipper’s European distribution center (DC) goods, mainly in the form of ocean containers that originate from two North American plants, are received and stored. […].

DC Velocity: For Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America (MCFA) and LeanCor Supply Chain Group, the Feeling is Mutual

LeanCor

Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America (MCFA) and LeanCor Supply Chain Group simultaneously act as buyer and supplier to each other—to the benefit of both. Carrier Management Transportation Management supply chain insights

Supply Chain News on High Speed Sortation Systems. Does WMS Often Have a Hard Time Keeping Up

Supply Chain Digest

Real Issue or DC Urban Myth. Not Enough Validation Testing is Done to Catch the Problem Early, Mark Fralick Says

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Why a Demand Signal Repository is key to a shelf-connected supply chain

The Network Effect

Mirroring store-level ordering policies by writing algorithms that estimate store order policy logic at the DC so that CPG companies can optimize both replenishment and transportation. Yuko Honda/Flickr.

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The Future of Distribution and Fulfillment – What We Know, and What We Will Find Out

Logistics Viewpoints

ARC Advisory Group, in partnership with DC Velocity magazine, has just launched an online survey of logistics practitioners to evaluate the future direction of today’s distribution facilities, technologies, and practices. The survey is designed to obtain a multi-faceted overview of the changing demands placed on fulfillment operations and how practitioners are responding by adjusting processes, investing in technology, reconfiguring DC layouts, and expanding networks.

Is Inventory Optimization a Key to Omnichannel Survival?

ToolsGroup

These analytics flow to the software's multi-echelon inventory optimization component to place the inventory by location and SKU—favoring the DC location for predicted online demand. For multi-channel retailers, it’s getting increasingly difficult to survive in “the Amazon jungle”.

Nike’s Global E-Commerce Distribution Center in Leuven Belgium

NC State SCRC

In turn, these containers sit for about 5 days before being transported to the Nike distribution center next door and stocked inside the DC. The choice of Leuven, Belgium as the site for Nike’s DC may seem like an odd one.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of January 26, 2017

Supply Chain Digest

Is a Giant Foxconn Factory Coming to the US, Other Retailers have Far More Employees Per Sales Dollar than Does Amazon, Alibaba Sees Very Rapid Sales Growth Last Quarter, US DC Space Almost Completely Taken in Q4

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Replenishment in a Shelf-Connected Supply Network

The Network Effect

Typically they had been forecasting using store-level shipments or orders, or alternatively planning was done at an aggregate DC level. Using store-level forecasts and inventory plans we can improve DC-level forecasts, planned assortments, and inventories.

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Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of Dec. 1, 2016

Supply Chain Digest

Amazon Gets Temp DC Workers On the Job Quickly, Time for a Chief Robotics Officer, Not Peak Oil, but Peak Demand, What Would Made in USA Goods Really Cost

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Sharing the “Best Version of the Truth” to Trading Partners

The Network Effect

As defined by an ERP configuration, their best practice processes lead most CPG companies to run with over 60 days of inventory, retail forecast accuracy of 60%, DC forecast accuracy of 80%, and supplier forecast accuracy of 60%. Image by Flickr User Adam Grabek.

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Collaboration in a shelf-connected supply network

The Network Effect

In addition to improved performance, companies that extend into a DDVN environment will also enjoy full internal & external visibility of component parts (at retailer DC’s, supplier DC’s, export hubs, etc.) Chris Lott/Flickr.

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Tour An Apparel Distribution Center! Reserve Your Spot Today For The 2017 SCLF!

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

We have another exciting addition to this year’s SCLF being held in Durham, NC May 8th to May 10th: Distribution Center (DC) tour. By Tompkins International Staff Join us at the Tompkins International Supply Chain Leadership Forum 2017 (SCLF). Beginning at 2:00 pm on Monday, May 8th we will be hosting a tour of Peter. The post Tour An Apparel Distribution Center! Reserve Your Spot Today For The 2017 SCLF! appeared first on Tompkins International.

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Sports or Logistics, Supply Chain Scorecards Define Winners

Ryder Exchange

An example of a DC Operations Scorecard is shown below. Any hourly DC associate knows there are ‘easy’ orders to pick and ‘hard’ orders to pick based on a number of factors. Any discussion of DC Scorecards must also focus on important metrics that can make or break a budget.

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Infographic: Case Tuko

RELEX Solutions

Our recent case study highlights how Tuko manages its complex DC replenishment operation. Case Tuko: Managing a Complex DC Replenishment Operation. Case Tuko: Managing a Complex DC Replenishment Operation.

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3PLs Focus on Continuous Improvement Programs to Improve Warehouse Performance

Logistics Viewpoints

I had two key partners, DC Velocity and eft (eyefortransport). An executive summary of the overall results will be published in DC Velocity in May. DC Velocity’s summary will mostly focus on what shippers can do to improve performance.

Supply and demand production challenges with new products

The 21st Century Supply Chain

The TKR is calculated as follow: TKR i =MC i /DC i [1]. Where i is working week, MC is count of different manufactured items in week i, and DC is count of different demanded items in week i.

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Omnichannel Retail Q&A from the 2015 Supply Chain Leadership Forum

The Network Effect

Within Omnichannel Logistics supports the concept of the combined Distribution Center / Fulfillment Center / Returns Center / Liquidations Center (DC / FC / RC / LC). Allen Tran/Flickr. Many people regard choices as a good thing.