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Retailers Prepare for the Holidays with New Strategies and Equipment

Holiday consumer demand during the holidays can drive a retailers crazy. In 2013, distributors and carriers were overwhelmed. When merchandisers and carriers both become overwhelmed due to demand and fulfillment management, millions of customers went to bed on Dec. 24 still waiting for gifts with "guaranteed" for on-time delivery by the following day.

Topics: PowerPack Ultra Series

What is a mispick in the order picking process?

Mispicks in the order picking process can be easily defined and understood.  Order picking is the process of pulling items from inventory in the warehouse to fill a customer order.  However, eliminating mispicks is a costly and ongoing dilemna.

In fact, distribution centers are losing an average of nearly $390,000 per year due to mis-picks, according to a study conducted by Intermec, Inc. 

Topics: Order Picking

The Warehouse KPI's You Need to Know

To understand how the warehouse operational performance can be improved, there needs to be an assessment relative to an achievable "standard" or "benchmark."  There are two pieces to this: Measurement/metrics and benchmarks.

Topics: Warehouse Management Metrics