Alex Wakefield, chief executive officer of Longbow Advantage, says the inability of warehouses to take full advantage of the data that’s available to them is a greater threat to supply chain continuity than a containership blocking the Suez Canal.
As companies emerge from the channel-upending impact of a global pandemic, virtually all agree on the appeal of achieving true omnichannel operations that place each customer’s individual preference for buying channel, product selection and delivery choice at the center of fulfillment.
Instacart Inc. has an audacious plan to replace its army of gig shoppers with robots — part of a long-term strategy to cut costs and put its relationship with supermarket chains on a sustainable footing.
The latest news, analysis, services and solutions regarding order fulfillment for warehousing and distribution. Today’s companies are moving goods across more suppliers, vendors and customers than ever before, and warehouses are critical points in the overall supply chain. New technologies in order fulfillment are transforming the way warehouses and distribution centers operate — allowing corporations to stay ahead of 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 improving supply-chain operations through their strategic use of order fulfillment solutions in the warehouse.
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