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The 2016 Inventory Crisis Continues

Retailers are caught in a dilemma – they need inventory to attract consumers, yet they're not moving it very well.

Distribution Center Posts

(May 18, 2017)

By taking a fresh look at their cycle counting practices, warehouse and DC teams are creatively using existing technology and resources to expand their cycle count benefits. (May 09, 2017)

Distributor transitions from paper-based to voice-based execution ahead of facility move. WMS, Warehouse Management Systems upgrades using Voice Technologies, Distributors us voice picking technology to promote growth. (May 08, 2017)

LEGACY Supply Chain Services receives Sam's Club 2016 Import Distribution Center of the Year Award for warehousing operations excellence. (May 06, 2017)

The newest white paper from Swisslog, provides an in-depth review of five automated goods-to-person solutions to help you make the right choice. (May 04, 2017)

Whether for new warehouses or expansions, several key preparation steps can ensure warehouse labels and signs meet needs and go-live date. (May 03, 2017)

Today’s distribution centers are under increasing pressure to reduce costs and increase margins. But higher productivity and lower errors cannot be achieved by simply layering new software and hardware on top of inefficient processes (April 13, 2017)

The rise of e-commerce and multi-channel fulfillment has caused distribution centers to experience ever-growing numbers of stock-keeping units and more inventory turns, up to an average of nine in 2015. (April 10, 2017)

Rapidly evolving customer preferences have a substantial impact on supply chain operations. (March 22, 2017)

Inventors challenged to create solutions for the ever-increasing volume of material in warehouses and distribution centers. (March 22, 2017)

Lawson Products built a new distribution center to optimize its network, package and kit products, and deliver better customer service to its branch DCs and customers. (March 09, 2017)

Distribution center and warehouse managers who think they’re not in the center of the supply chain are kidding themselves. We talked to managers, consultants and academics about the supply chain processes most likely to impact DCs today. (March 08, 2017)

Mathematical modeling is used to create realistic, data-supported warehouse designs that build confidence in MHE system expectations and sizing recommendations. (January 25, 2017)

It should be clear that the list of potential underlying causes for inefficiencies in a DC at a growing company is long and many of the issues are interrelated. (January 25, 2017)

Many of today’s retail distribution professionals have experienced a major shift in the fulfillment requirements that need to be efficiently supported through their distribution center (DC). (January 24, 2017)

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