Airbnb for Warehousing

Logistics Viewpoints

For my part, I was just providing a short preview of the results I’m starting to see from my survey surrounding the best ways to improve warehouse performance. Supply Chain Network Design Warehousing

Does Your Warehouse Need Voice?

Supply Chain Shaman

A warehouse is not a warehouse and a supply chain is not a supply chain. One of these options is voice-directed warehousing. Voice-directed warehousing, where a warehouse worker is directed to perform tasks based on voice automation using a headset, is now over twenty years old.

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COVID-19 Survey: Consumer Trends and Their Impact on Retail Supply Chains

Supply Chain Nation

To better understand the consumer perspective, Blue Yonder surveyed over 1,000 U.S. This aligns with many online retailers’ announcements that they plan to hire thousands of additional warehouse and delivery workers in the U.S. COVID-19 Retail Supply Chain consumer survey retail

50 warehouse automation stats you should know

6 River Systems

Warehouse automation stats show that automation is making a big impact on warehouses and distribution centers. As technology awareness grows, more warehouses and DCs turn to automation to adapt to the changing landscape. The number of private warehouses is growing.

Warehouse Responsiveness Reigns Supreme!

Logistics Viewpoints

Fulfillment repsonsiveness is the warehouse capability most expected to increase in importance over the next five years, according to the results from our best practices survey of logistics executives. The post Warehouse Responsiveness Reigns Supreme!

4 ways technology is transforming warehouses

6 River Systems

Technology is transforming warehouses, too, supporting leaner, more agile operations and enabling warehouses to offer rapid delivery and error-free orders – elements that are essential to the success of a fulfillment operation. Why is technology important for warehouses?

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Supply Chain & Warehousing Trends For Year 2017


Warehouse management systems are no longer constrained by mobile operating system offering limited hardware options. From iPhones and ring scanners to compact 2D barcode scanners, warehouses now have unlimited potential for mixing and matching mobile hardware.

What Is the COVID-19 Impact on Your Supply Chain? We Surveyed the Transplace Network.


We Surveyed the Transplace Network. Last week, we surveyed Transplace’s network of customers of $9+ billion of freight under management to reveal the impacts of the pandemic. Of those surveyed: 81% use Transplace’s Transportation Management System (TMS).

2017 Warehouse Capacity Economics and Trends Report


In mid-2015, FLEXE conducted a survey of supply chain professionals across multiple industries to identify and understand what key industry trends affect inventory and capacity fluctuations. Nowhere is this more evident than the warehouse.

Warehousing and Logistics


Warehousing and Logistics – Quality at the Source. In warehousing and logistics the goal is minimizing cost and fulfillment times, and initiating quality at the source is key to fulfill these goals. Improving Improvement Skills in Warehousing and Logistics.

Three Renewal Strategies For Aging Warehouses and Legacy Warehouse Technology


There is a building boom of new DCs and rising investment in new order fulfillment and warehouse technology (robotics, automation, mobile technology, etc.). warehouses and distribution centers are saddled with legacy systems, processes and infrastructure. Warehouse is 34 Years Old.

The 3 Biggest Problems Your Logistics Teams Will Face in Q4 and How to Solve Them with On-Demand Warehousing


On-demand warehousing—a marketplace platform that connects retailers in need of warehouse space with warehouse operators that have it—enables retailers to scale their distribution networks as demand, well, demands. Instead, it turned to on-demand warehousing.

Show Me the Money: MH&L’s 2018 Salary Survey

Material Handling & Logistics

Our annual salary survey reveals that the typical material handling and logistics professional earns $93,697. corporate/executive manager with a transportation/warehousing company with 36-40 years of experience, living in the North Central region and earning $137,000. “My

Survey Says? Warehouse Managers Must Get Mobile

Logistics Viewpoints

Today’s warehouse distributors face many challenges, not the least of which are meeting higher service levels and operational cost constraints.

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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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Warehouse Audit and Survey

The Lean Supply Chain

Warehouse Optimization/Cal Poly Small Business Development Center for Innovation Consultant. No one should roam the warehouse and take parts for samples/sales unless they notify the warehouse staff. What Warehouse Management System (WMS) do you use? Chuck Intrieri.

50 expert warehouse order picking tips, strategies, and best practices

6 River Systems

The efficiency of order fulfillment from warehouses has become an important focus in logistics management as customers demand quicker deliveries. Warehouse order picking is an important factor in efficient order fulfillment. Create extra space in your warehouse.

Managing Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) For Future Growth


Bottom Line: It’s time to transition the role of warehouses from cost centers to revenue centers that support new digitally enabled supply chains and business models that require greater accuracy, speed, and scale than ever before.

Presenting: The Warehouse Capacity Economics and Trends Survey


So, this summer we commissioned a Warehouse Capacity Economics and Trends Survey. </p> <p>The survey also sought to understand what kind of solutions were brought to bear on these issues. </strong></p> <p>The data above is just a quick look at what we learned from the survey. Not only does it include data from the survey, but it will also include a second exercise – Dynamic Capacity Modeling.

Is Warehouse Robotics at the Inflection Point?

Locus Robotics

A 2018 study found that 43 percent of consumers surveyed expected “much faster” delivery times, a sharp increase from 2017. Very simply, 3PLs cannot find enough warehouse workers to meet their Service Level Agreements (SLAs). Robots dramatically improve the ergonomics of the warehouse.

UK warehouses reaching capacity, just weeks left before full


A survey of logistics and warehousing operations, conducted by leading sector trade association UK Warehousing Association (UKWA), has revealed that lack of available warehousing space in the face of COVID-19 restrictions is reaching a critical point, with potential for zero capacity within weeks.

How to build an automated warehouse system: which new technologies do you need and why?

6 River Systems

Many warehouses are seeking ways to leverage automation for better efficiency, but building an efficient automated warehouse system requires careful selection of the right technologies. The benefits of data analytics and AI aren’t just for warehouses. Warehouse Automation

Amazon on the hunt for Warehousing Space in Australia


The Sydney Morning Herald reported today that Amazon is looking for warehouse space in Sydney's west. According to a recent survey , more than 50% of U.S. Amazon e commerce warehouseReminds me of a great quote from Richard Goyder , Wesfarmer Managing Director, when speaking of the threat Amazon poses to Australia retailers: Amazon will eat all our breakfasts, lunches, and dinners. I couldn't agree more; retailers in Australia should be worried, very worried.

Why Would Warehouse Software Reduce a Warehouse’s OSHA Incident Rate?

Logistics Viewpoints

I’ve completed a survey on what factors are most important when it comes to improving warehouse performance. I will speak on what 3PLs report being most important for them to improve warehouse performance at eft’s 3PL […].

Eighth UPS Pain in the Chain Survey Snapshot

Supply Chain 24/7

Healthcare logistics decision makers have improved their success levels in addressing issues across the supply chain in the past year, and they continue to struggle with managing logistics, warehousing, and transportation costs

What Drives an Investment in a Warehouse Management System? 5 Considerations for Your Selection


Small shipping companies have grown into larger third-party logistics providers , and warehouse management has become more focused on efficiency and accuracy instead of quantity of shipments. However, costs can be further reduced through the use of a warehouse management system (WMS).

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Warehouse Management Trends 2020: The Role of Warehouse Prowess on Efficient Shipping


The state of warehouse management continues to evolve. According to Roberto Michel of Logistics Management, warehouse management trends of 2020 will reflect an increasing focus on more profitability, efficiency, business scalability, and continuous improvement.

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Three Key Trends From The WERC DC Measures Survey


WERC’s Annual DC Measures Survey is a great tool for benchmarking your distribution center and warehouse operations, but it’s also a valuable resource for identifying trends across the industry. The labor and warehouse technology trends are related.

7 Distribution Operations Issues Highlighted in Industrial Distribution’s 68th Annual Survey


The results have been tabulated for the 68th annual Survey of Distribution Operations. This year the trend continues, as 83% of the surveyed group reports as MRO (maintenance, repair, and operations) carriers.

Sneak Peak: How Warehouses are Adapting to Rapidly Changing Demands

Logistics Viewpoints

To learn more, ARC Advisory Group in partnership with DC Velocity developed and launched a subsequent survey […]. Warehouse Automation Warehouse Management Systems Warehousing distribution center order fulfillment warehouse managementPrior research by ARC Advisory Group and DC Velocity on omni-channel fulfillment determined that companies expect an average of 40 percent growth in e-commerce sales over the next five years.

The results are in for the Quintiq Road Logistics Survey 2015

DELMIA Quintiq

Quintiq’s first annual road logistics survey aims to discover the primary drivers of change in the road logistics business in 2015. This year’s survey asked business leaders where they are focusing their efforts and attention, and what tools they are using to effect change.

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Guide to warehouse robots: types of warehouse robots, uses, navigation & more

6 River Systems

More warehouses are adopting robotics technology than ever before. The warehouse robotics market was valued at $2.28 There are several types of warehouse robots offering varying functionality, allowing warehouses to select robotics solutions that aid with various processes.

The Inevitability of Warehouse Robots

Supply Chain Nation

As it turned out, during the same week, I found myself amongst robots yet again; this time the kinds that make warehouses more productive. But already numerous warehouse operators are eager to pilot robots, with some big retailers well into serious deployments.

Logistics 2.0: Warehousing Survey Results & White Paper Review


</a>, we discuss the survey commissioned by FLEXE and the resulting white paper. Every day businesses come to FLEXE because they either have more inventory than they have warehouse capacity, or they have more warehouse space than they need. As a result, we hear lots of stories about underutilized warehouse capacity, about seasonal peaks, and about the quest to find the ideal overflow warehouse space. So this summer we commissioned a survey.

Warehouse Fulfillment – Move Material to the People, Not Vice Versa!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Keys to Success in Warehouse Management/Order Fulfillment! From experience I knew that having operators manually pushing carts up and down the aisles of vast warehouses was inefficient and wasteful in most every way. Warehouse Fulfillment. Subscribe Here! Email Address.