Fewer industries have evolved at as fast a pace as warehousing. From the early days of storing grains for use during famines to the high-tech Kiva systems at Amazon’s warehouse today, there’s no doubt about it that warehousing techniques have changed a whole lot in the past few decades alone. We have technology and eCommerce …Continue reading
All human activities produce waste. This truth cannot be avoided. Whether the waste is from the food we eat, the products we buy, or the cars we drive, waste occurs. It’s unavoidable. The question, therefore, is not whether we will have waste, but what to do with it. This question is especially important in an …Continue reading
The ocean plays a vital role in the global economy by providing food and jobs for millions of people. More than 50 million people work in seafood production, many in small towns where fishing is critical to the economy of their community. Seafood provides an inexpensive source of healthy protein to more than three billion …Continue reading
Inventory optimization is nothing more than making sure you have what customers want when they want it and can get it to them quickly and safely.
An efficient warehouse is critical because it helps to ensure quick, accurate shipments and improves customer satisfaction. There is increasing pressure on companies to improve warehouse operations. The surge in trends like eCommerce has saturated the demand for goods, and supply chains are becoming more complex. There are many ways to increase your productivity and …Continue reading
While it is considered to be a more environmentally sustainable means of large-scale cargo transportation than a lot of the alternatives, the shipping industry has needed to modernize the way it operates for a while now. More eco-friendly means of moving large amounts of cargo could potentially lead to lower fuel costs, meaning reduced long-term …Continue reading
Companies in the consumer-goods industry have made a lot of progress in digital innovation, especially in areas such as sales, marketing, and logistics. While supply chain and operations haven’t been the focus of their digital innovation efforts, however, industry leaders have begun to explore how digital solutions can be beneficial to the manufacturing process. This …Continue reading
A lot of the manufacturing done today uses cutting-edge technology for everything from the production process, to storage structures and shipping equipment. This makes manufacturing a very exciting industry to be a part of, especially when you consider the incredible engineering processes that go into creating the products that people use around the world.
Inventory management is necessary for businesses involved in manufacturing or shipping. Companies need a way to track how much they’re producing, how many raw materials they’re consuming, where their products are being shipped, and how much profit they’re making. Older tracking systems relied on mental processes that were unreliable and time-consuming to organize their …Continue reading
Increasing productivity in the warehouse is one of the top priorities for a lot of warehouse managers. You might be asking why you should put a lot of effort into improving your warehouse’s efficiency if there are more important demands that need to be met. Well, if it means quicker deliveries, with satisfied customers and …Continue reading