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Metrics you should be looking at when measuring Warehouse Performance

An efficient warehouse is a profitable warehouse, but it can be tricky to gauge how efficient your workplace pipeline is. You need to track traffic in and out, orders, and everything in between. You might already have a system in place to review your warehouse effectiveness, but an easy way to improve your performance is to review the little details.


Topics: Metrics Warehouse Tips Warehouse Efficiency

Wasted Steps at the North Pole

Last week the Washington Post did some excellent work calculating a number of key statistics around the logistics of Santa’s big night of Christmas Eve (See “The Breathtaking Scale of Santa Claus’ Task on Christmas Eve - by Philip Bump”).

Topics: Productivity Metrics Warehouse

Highlights You Need to See from the Annual DC Metrics Study

The annual DC Metrics study has been published and while the entirety of the report is worth studying as an excellent source of industry benchmarks and trends, we wanted to share and dive into a few of the highlights that jumped out at us as significant this year.

Topics: Technology Distribution Center Metrics

Supply Chain Analytics that Actually Matter

Understanding your supply chain is critical to running a successful business. Supply chain analytics refers to the insights and conclusions made from examining your supply chain.

There are specific drivers worth paying attention to. This article touches on four drivers in your supply chain that you need to know.

Topics: Metrics Supply Chain

How to Improve Your Dock to Stock Metrics

For most warehouses, operational management is something that is always in need of improvement. Considering that your business relies on efficiency and accuracy, the better you can get at both the more profitable and successful you can become.

There are a lot of ways that you can measure your current status and see where you can improve, but one of the most essential metrics is the dock-to-stock measurement. Today we’ll go over what this is exactly, as well as what steps you can take to improve your current standing.

Topics: Metrics

20 Warehouse Success Metrics That Matter Most

Your warehouse KPIs determine how efficiently you turn a profit. You probably already have a software package that compiles data and analyzes information. What you do with that information may determine the success or failure of your logistics business. 

Topics: Warehouse Management Metrics Process Improvement

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