The next big challenge to the warehousing industry is described in this article about having too much growth, too few laborers and not enough productivity. By taking these challenges as a positive, success is just around the corner.
Tips, ideas and best practices for entering orders, readying orders and processing orders for the warehouse. Also, in this article are described the benefits of bar code scanning in a distribution and picking operation.
How do you avoid a costly year-end physical inventory? This article explains how to cycle count and work with your auditor to save time, money, labor, stress and handling, all while increasing control over your critical and or expensive inventory items.
The Pros and Cons of Inventory control. 4 approaches to inventory control are examined: memory, fixed locations, zoning and full random inventory tracking. How to organize a warehouse and create product location addresses.
How do I reduce labor costs in my warehouse? This article looks at ways to reduce costs by looking at warehousing processes. Counting the steps it takes to store and retrieve a pallet from the pallet rack or pick an order allows you to determine if there is a more lean approach to your distribution center. Read more about reducing costs here.