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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Trending Sources

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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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.

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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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.

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.

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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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.

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. […].

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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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

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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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.

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.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of April 20, 2017

Supply Chain Digest

Amazon Looking for Scads of Urban Euro DCs, IMF Offers Bullish View of Global Economy, Prologis Breaks Ground on Multi Level Port DC, New CSX CEO Bent on Closing Hump Yards in Efficiency Move

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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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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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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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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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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.

The Empowered Consumer and Trade Promotion

Supply Chain Insights

He goes on: “We move product into the channel, into the DC’s and ultimately to the store. Trade promotion execution is but one component of the Consumer Chain, albeit a very critical one indeed.

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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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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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.

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.

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

Supply Chain News Makers Video Series on Highlights of the 2017 DC Metrics Study

Supply Chain Digest

Top New Karl Manrodt of Georgia College and Colleagues Talk about New Top Metric, Strategic HR and more

How to interpret demand-sensing data

The Network Effect

Nic McPhee/Flickr. Note, this is part five in a series on demand sensing. Part one is here. Part two is here. Part 3 is here. Part 4 is here. .

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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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