Warehouse work has been transforming at an amazing rate over the past several years and operators are constantly looking for new, innovative ways to deliver immediate, impactful improvements in productivity and accuracy.
Sustainability is also a global business opportunity to demonstrate environmental and social accountability in more meaningful and transparent ways. Customers expect it, governments mandate it, and marketplaces reward it.
Just-in-time and Lean inventory strategies might have served their purpose in the past, but supply chains today are shifting their collective mindset to brace themselves against unanticipated disruptions, says Christine Barnhart, vice president of strategy and GTM with Verusen.
Big retailers rushed to build up inventories last year amid soaring consumer demand and transportation bottlenecks — going so far in some cases as to rent their own cargo ships. Now, they’re trying to figure out how to sell all their stuff.
The latest news, analysis, trends and solutions regarding inventory planning and optimization and its impact on supply chain management. New technologies in inventory planning and optimization are transforming the way companies operate - and allowing them to stay ahead of the competition in their industries. As these solutions continue to evolve, businesses are discovering new ways to increase efficiency and cut costs. Learn how companies around the world are using inventory planning solutions for supply chain optimization.
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