How a new breed of warehouse is fuelling eCommerce

Traditional warehouses — large buildings sitting in affordable rural areas along popular shipping routes — have been replaced by new breeds of fulfillment centers. Retailers’ warehouse strategies are changing dramatically and becoming a more critical piece of the ecommerce landscape — from how the geographic location of each warehouse is chosen to how products are documented and placed in a warehouse’s inventory.

E-commerce and the warehouse of tomorrow

Original article posted in DC Velocity June 13, 2016 [Link] By: DC Velocity Staff If you’ve been involved in order fulfillment for a decade or more, there’s a good chance you’ve seen a wholesale change in your facility’s picking patterns. Over the last 15 years, many DCs—particularly in the retail sector—have found themselves picking farContinue reading “E-commerce and the warehouse of tomorrow”

Wearables in the Warehouse?

Great read from Manufacturing Business Technology. A couple of questions come to mind after reading this article: What is the tipping point where technology costs decrease for many small and medium companies adopt this technology? The article cites $1500 as the cost per each Google Glass. Will the pick efficiency and real-time pricing/promotion possibilities makeContinue reading “Wearables in the Warehouse?”

Calculating the ROI of Your WMS

Read the full article at ebnonline.com Calculating the ROI of Your WMS  Eric Allais, President/CEO, PathGuide Technologies In part 1 of this article I outlined five key benefits that a company can expect from a WMS deployment. Here in part 2, I will discuss how a WMS can bring solid ROI performance while being aContinue reading “Calculating the ROI of Your WMS”

E-commerce driving DC need for mobile technology – Article from Modern Materials Handling

According to this highly informative article, picking errors resulted in an average cost globally of $59 per incident! Avoid the high cost of product shipment errors and the immeasurable cost of customer dissatisfaction by using high quality labels, ribbons and replacement heads from StickyPaper. Contact us for all your labeling needs. Source: E-commerce driving DCContinue reading “E-commerce driving DC need for mobile technology – Article from Modern Materials Handling”