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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What Does My Golf Game Have To Do With Your DC Operations?

Lucas

Simple: updating or replacing your WMS is not always the best method to improve DC operations. If your goal is to improve the efficiency and accuracy of hands-on processes in the DC, then mobile work execution may fit the bill, at a considerable savings compared to a new WMS.

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15 Million DC Devices Are On A Fast Path To Obsolescence

Lucas

Windows Sunset is a big deal for every manufacturer, logistics provider, and DC using Windows-based RF, voice and vehicle mount devices. Recent malware attacks highlighted the dangers of running PCs with outdated and unsupported operating systems.

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

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.

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”.

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.

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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Two Key Technologies That Reduce DC Employee Training by 75%

Lucas

The average DC spends 6-8 weeks getting new employees trained and up to standard, representing thousands of dollars in training costs per new hire. This represents a windfall for any DC that relies on temporary labor, or that is consistently hiring and onboarding new workers.

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Supply Chain Thought Leadership Video Series on Addressing the Growing Labor Crisis in US DCs

Supply Chain Digest

Is There a Third Way to Increase Picking Productivity and Address the DC Labor Crisis

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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

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. […].

Travel Time is the Key to Lowering Labor Costs in Your DC

Lucas

It’s common knowledge that one of the highest costs in a DC is labor, and that the most labor time is spent on picking. Therefore, the key to reducing labor costs in your DC is to focus on reducing pickers’ travel time.

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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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.

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.

Supply Chain News Makers Video Series on Dwight Klappich of Gartner on WMS, WCS, and the New WES

Supply Chain Digest

Who is winning the battle for control of the DC

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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 Trends to Watch in 2018

Logistics Viewpoints

ARC’s Chris Cunnane does an annual survey omnichannel retail in conjunction with DC Velocity. There are several key supply chain trends to watch in 2018. Omnichannel Revenue Management The retail supply chain has been going through a massive transformation. Traditional brick and mortar retailers seek to leverage their stores to better compete against Amazon and other ecommerce retailers.

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Growth of US Warehouse Workers Accelerates

Supply Chain Digest

Number of Warehouse and DC Workers has Really Accelerated in Last Four Years, and that is Before Amazon Plans to Hire 50,000 More

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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.

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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

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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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.

Weseley Discusses the Need for TMS Creativity in DC Velocity

3GTMS

In this DC Velocity article , 3Gtms CEO Mitch Weseley discusses the need for creative solutions to transportation challenges, and why the best TMS platforms enable flexibility that ultimately saves companies money. Read the full article, Keep Calm and Let the TMS Decide , at DC Velocity.

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”.

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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Augmented Reality in the DC. What is Real, What is Not, and What Do Users Need to Know

Supply Chain Digest

Expert Krishna Venkatasamy from Lucas Systems with Excellent Insight on Where the Technology Stands

15 Million DC Devices Are On A Fast Path To Obsolescence

Lucas

Windows Sunset is a big deal for every manufacturer, logistics provider, and DC using Windows-based RF, voice and vehicle mount devices. Recent malware attacks highlighted the dangers of running PCs with outdated and unsupported operating systems.

Warehouse of the Future: The Adoption of Technology within the Distribution Center – Part 2 of 3

Supply Chain Nation

In part 2 of this 3-part series, which is based around The Warehouse of the Future report, we’re going to take a deeper dive into the adoption of technology within the distribution center (DC), how technological innovation processes in DCs are poised to change over the next few years and the path and obstacles to automated DCs. In part 1 of this blog series, we took a look at how innovation is changing the supply chain and the evolution of different warehouse types and processes.

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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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Logistics Cost Savings Series on Automated Asset Management Solution for Mobile Devices in the DC

Supply Chain Digest

Dispensing System Leverages the Cloud, Provides Complete Control and Tracking, Reduces Labor Costs and Improves Management of Expensive Assets