Category: Cost reduction strategies
Increase Warehouse Order Picking Speeds
The job of a warehouse manager is not easy. He or she is accountable for a lot of things to keep the warehouse fulfillment operations running as efficiently as possible. No one knows better that “the customer is always right”. Customers’ demands determine what order picking is required in the warehouse with the internet has …
What is the Cost of Carrying Inventory to Your Business?
The cost to carry inventory is 25% of the total value of your inventory. This article discusses inventory mangement and ideas to optimize stocking levels.
Materials Handling Trends in 2012
This article discusses the materials handling and warehousing trends for 2012: Labor cost containment and productivity, Lowering maintenance costs, Lowering energy costs, Environmental impact, and Financing flexibility. Topics covered include Fleet Optimization and Forklift design improvements.
10 Questions to Ask to INCREASE WIN RATES
How to sell and market Materials Handling equipment and solutions. This article has 10 ideas on how to successfully find new customers in the Warehousing and Distribution industries. Read Marketing advice and tips here.
Do Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Forklifts Make Sense?
Fuel cells are emerging technology for forklifts and warehouses. This article looks at the Pros and Cons of fuel cells versus other fuels for lift trucks. Also, an ROI is provided for justifying fuel cells over lead-acid batteries, battery changers and battery rooms.