Identify the Drivers of Distribution Center Performance Before Scaling Your DC

CHAINalytics

Why should organizations expend the effort required to identify the input, design, and operational drivers impacting DC performance? Never before have … The post Identify the Drivers of Distribution Center Performance Before Scaling Your DC appeared first on Chainalytics.

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Cracking the Code for AI in the DC

Logistics Viewpoints

There’s a new reason to optimize DC operations, and it’s bigger than the old reasons of productivity and efficiency gains. On top of the insatiable desire for everyone to buy online fueling ecommerce growth in DCs, the high cost and scarcity of warehouse labor is crushing to many DC operators.

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Continuous Warehouse Optimization and The DC Technology Gap

Logistics Viewpoints

Many companies are achieving this transformation by adopting modular, elastic DC technologies – including AI and robotics – that provide continuous warehouse optimization without replacing their current monolithic and static warehouse systems.

GXO to open, operate Arizona DC for Abercrombie & Fitch

The Supply Chain Journal

GXO Logistics will open a “ highly automated ” distribution center in Goodyear, Arizona, for customer Abercrombie & Fitch Co. The center, which will cover approximately 715,000 square feet, will include automation and goods-to-person robotics.

To DC Or Not To DC? That is the Warehouse Design Question!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The post To DC Or Not To DC? Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Network Optimization – What are your Success Criteria? . The fast growing E-Commerce channel makes it an attractive avenue for most companies to participate in.

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Warehouse & DC News Roundup – March 2020

Lucas

DC Operations In The Time Of COVID-19 For this month’s DC News Roundup, we’re doing something a little different. The post Warehouse & DC News Roundup – March 2020 appeared first on Work Execution Software Solutions. We usually include a few timely articles and useful information about current supply chain and distribution-related. Keep Reading. News Newsletter

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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”. It will be part of the "Modernize Finance, Procurement, Projects and Supply Chain” track. Click here for full details. To learn more about Oracle Supply Chain Management applications, please visit www.oracle.com/scm. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. X-NONE.

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

GlobalTranz

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. You’re placing undue stress on the DC when the same product is divided into different segments. Awareness is a VITAL state of mind during the busy holiday peak in the DC or in your own warehouse.

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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. Now, the trend is to use this technology commercially; for the logistics industry, there are many potential use cases in a warehouse.

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8 DC and Warehouse Slotting Considerations for More Efficient Warehouse Operations

GlobalTranz

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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Jian Xu – DC

ivalua

The post Jian Xu – DC appeared first on Ivalua REGISTER NOW. Jian Xu, Ph.D.,CSCP. Procurement Director. REGISTER NOW. SESSION: DATE – HOUR. Lorem ipsum. Jian works as a Director of Procurement at Fannie Mae.

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To DC Or Not To DC? That is the Warehousing Design Question!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The post To DC Or Not To DC? Subscribe Here! Email Address. Check out 5 E-Commerce Order Fulfillment Choices! The fast growing E-Commerce channel makes it an attractive avenue for most companies to participate in. The tremendous amount of investment required to participate in online product sales requires explicit decision making as to how a company is going to fulfill those orders.

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BluJay says link with project44 will help users optimize supply chains – DC Velocity

BluJay Solutions

The post BluJay says link with project44 will help users optimize supply chains – DC Velocity appeared first on BluJay Solutions Ltd. BluJay Solutions announces a partnership with project44 to provide greater real-time visibility data to its users.

Eyes in the sky

PINC

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 VelocityPlease let us know what you think too.

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

GlobalTranz

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. You’re placing undue stress on the DC when the same product is divided into different segments. Awareness is a VITAL state of mind during the busy holiday peak in the DC or in your own warehouse.

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Supply Chain News on A Review of Non Putaway Distribution Models that Improve DC Productivity by Eliminating a Pallet or Carton Touch

Supply Chain Digest

ossdocking, Merge in Transit, DC Bypass and More

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Washington DC – Cancelled Popup

ivalua

Due to the evolving public health concern, Ivalua NOW Washington, D.C. If you have booked travel arrangements for Ivalua NOW Washington, D.C., The post Washington DC – Cancelled Popup appeared first on Ivalua ? Back to homepage | Visit ivalua.com. Ivalua NOW is Going Virtual! is going virtual!

Chain Reaction Supply Chain Cartoon for April 2, 2019 on Earl Reveals His DC Dream before ProMat 2019

Supply Chain Digest

Will we see a DC Robot Army at Mongo

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Supply Chain News on Research Says Impact of DC Robots on Job Numbers will be Modest over Next Decade, but Drive DeSkilling of Warehouse Work

Supply Chain Digest

Scrutiny of DC Workers Activity also Likely to become Relentless

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Pandemic creates peaks and valleys of demand, transportation execs say

BluJay Solutions

DC Velocity’ s Ben Ames sat down with Chris Timmer, BluJay’s Chief Revenue Officer, to discuss BluJay’s recent partnerships and how COVID-19 impacted the supply chain and logistics industry as a whole, citing data from the July FMI report. In The News DC Velocity

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Supply Chain News on Walmart to Build New Highly Automated Grocery DC in California

Supply Chain Digest

In Addition to EfficiencSies, New Design will Improve Lot of DC Workers, Walmart Says

Supply Chain News on Market for DC Labor has Changed Dramatically, Workforce Expert Says

Supply Chain Digest

Brian Devine of ProLogistix Shares DC Worker Survey Data at Recent WERC Conference

Addressing Labor Shortages in Warehouse and DC Operations

NC State SCRC

A group of executive joined SCRC faculty and staff for a one-day workshop held on February 28, 2019. Companies represented included Advanced Auto Parts, John Deere, Hanes Brands, UPS, FHI, Lenovo, GSK, Altria, and UNC Healthcare.

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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

Supply Chain News on Companies Adding Still More DC Jobs, as Amazon Wage Hike Complicates Recruitment for Others

Supply Chain Digest

Could Lack of DC Workers Crimp eCommerce Sales for Some Retailers

The Three Stages of Distribution Center Optimization

CHAINalytics

By Richard Koch | Associate Director, Logistics Growth is good for a business but can severely strain any distribution center (DC) that can quickly become outmoded. There are many ways a company can go about optimizing an existing or future DC. Blog Service Supply Chain Supply Chain Design Supply Chain Operations DC Distribution Center Optimization Richard Koch SCOPs Supply Chain

Supply Chain News on Increasing Adoption of DC Automation will Reduce Demand for DC Space but Not Enough to Eliminate Shortage

Supply Chain Digest

New Report from Prologis says Up to 140 Million Square Feet Shortage Annually through 2024

Four Truths About DC Robots, Jobs, And Warehouse Execution

Lucas

As robots find their place in the DC, warehouse operators will face new challenges in coordinating and optimizing the work of humans and their robotic coworkers. Robots Are Not Killing DC Jobs. And I doubt that robots will have dire effects on DC employment in the next five years. Warehouse and DC jobs in the U.S. First generation DC robots – specifically autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) – are highly dependent on human workers to handle products.

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Warehouse Worker Protection Critical to Sustaining Productive DC Operations

Kane is Able

During the COVID-19 pandemic, warehouse worker protection has emerged as a critical core competency for corporate logistics departments and their 3PL partners. Business continuity literally depends upon it since a virus outbreak could close down a distribution warehouse.

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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

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Supply Chain News on Nike has Strong Quarter, as Focus on Consumer Direct, DC Automation Pays

Supply Chain Digest

Shift to Ecommerce Means Need for Lots more Consumer Direct Fulfillment Capacity

6 Checks Every Supply Chain Should Take To Stay Healthy

Gravity Supply Chain

6 ways supply chain health checks ensure streamlined operations, mitigate risk, minimize disruption, meet customer needs and protect the bottom line.

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Supply Chain Comment on The Great DC Labor Crisis

Supply Chain Digest

Growth in Wages Finally Starting to Catch Up with Growth in Jobs, but Dynamics Vary Significantly by Market

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Supply Chain News on Is Working in a DC like Toiling in the Gulag

Supply Chain Digest

Undercover Report by UK Paper Finds DC Job is Tough, Demeaning. Is that Just the Way it Is

DC Motors Applications and Characteristics

Insights Solutions Global

DC motors are a good choice when you need a motor that has a high starting torque and is relatively inexpensive. In fact, it has many advantages and can be used in various fields such as transportation, industry and daily life. Motor

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