CooperVision was rapidly growing its contact lens business even before recent acquisitions that added significant new volume. Fortunately, the company already had a plan to increase and improve its logistics capabilities well under way.
Increased offshore manufacturing coupled with growing demands for more customized products and rapid delivery require a more flexible order-fulfillment model. Supply-chain strategists and solution providers are responding to this challenge.
In a perfect world, the tight coordination of systems and processes would allow goods to flow continuously from manufacturer to customer. With total understanding of consumer demand, who needs a lot of excess product taking up valuable real estate? • Second in the Best Practices series.
The latest news, analysis, services and solutions regarding warehouse management systems (WMS) and their impact on warehousing and distribution centers. 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 are optimizing productivity, increasing efficiency and cutting costs. Learn how companies around the world are improving supply-chain operations through their strategic use of warehouse management systems and softwares.
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