As Amazon.com works to speed orders to customer doorsteps before Christmas, the e-commerce giant is touting an accomplishment that would have seemed absurd just a few years ago: Amazon is now its own biggest carrier.
Ware2Go, an on-demand warehousing network designed to help merchants simplify and streamline their fulfillment processes, recently announced that it has joined Point A’s supply chain innovation network.
Challenge: An online boutique for monogrammed and personalized items needed to triple its workforce to meet peak-season demand. Management wrestled with maintaining perfect order accuracy and speedy fulfillment while scaling up labor.
According to interviews with workers and dozens of lawsuits reviewed by Bloomberg Law, accidents on the job are not being reported, and workers say they are threatened by management to keep quiet. UPS denies the accusations.
Robots won't necessarily eliminate the role of humans in the distribution center. Chris Lingamfelter, vice president sales with 6 River Systems, tells how both can thrive in a collaborative environment.
NBG Home deployed voice for picking and many other workflows in the distribution center. Learn more about the benefits that voice enabled workflows (text-to-speech and speech-to-text) provided for this leading home décor products company.