Supply Chain & Warehouse Logistics Blog
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OTIF: on-time, in-full order delivery09 Aug 2022
OTIF is a supply chain KPI that assesses a supplier’s delivery processes, i.e., its ability to ship products in the quantities and by the deadline set with the customer.
Fulfilment technology: what is it?04 Aug 2022
One of the aims of order fulfilment technology — whether in automated or manually run warehouses — is to reduce picking error rates.
Consolidation and deconsolidation cross-docking: what are they?02 Aug 2022
Consolidation and deconsolidation cross-docking require shipments to be either set aside or broken down and picked before being consolidated in new unit loads and dispatched to their final destination ...
WMS implementation guide28 Jul 2022
WMS implementation in a warehouse is a logistics milestone for a company: it involves digitising processes and reducing the risk of errors due to manual management and handling.
Warehouse space management and the ecommerce effect26 Jul 2022
Warehouse space management: the rise of ecommerce has forced logistics managers to correctly organise and control space in their facilities to maximise efficiency.
Web-based warehouse management software: 5 benefits21 Jul 2022
Web-based warehouse management software is a solution whose functionalities companies can access via any browser with an internet connection.
Benefits of combining transfer cars with the Pallet Shuttle in a warehouse19 Jul 2022
The storage system that combines transfer cars with the Pallet Shuttle is the automated Pallet Shuttle. It consists of one or more shuttles served by transfer cars.
Process control in the supply chain15 Jul 2022
Process control serves to run and constantly monitor one or more industrial processes, automating movements, identifying errors, and taking measures to correct them.