Supply Chain & Warehouse Logistics Blog
Explore the Mecalux blog and learn more about the latest methods for warehouse space optimisation, how to improve inventory management, automated material handling equipment & software.
Supply chain diagnostic: improving processes18 May 2022
Supply chain diagnostic: this process consists of identifying problems and deficiencies in the logistics chain in order to make practical improvements.
Kanban system: what is it and how does it work in logistics?11 May 2022
The Kanban system is a methodology involving the transmission of both production and material replenishment orders throughout the supply chain. We’ll delve into how it works in logistics.
Predictive analytics: telling the future09 May 2022
Predictive analytics refers to a type of analysis that uses new and historical data to predict behaviours, trends, and habits in individuals and machine performance.
Cold storage automation and design07 May 2022
Cold storage automation consists of implementing robots and/or other automated systems such as conveyors or stacker cranes in a cold storage warehouse.
Types of warehouses: a general overview06 May 2022
Types of warehouses: these can be classified by function, storage method, or level of automation. Here, we summarize the different types of warehouses according to their function.
Logistics planning: how to implement it with flying colors05 May 2022
Properly structured logistics planning is fundamental for optimising all operations involved in the warehouse. And the incorporation of strategies specially devised for each particula ...
Pick-to-cart: when should I use it?04 May 2022
With the pick-to-cart method, operators move to product locations using a cart, where they deposit and sort the goods. When is this picking option best?
3PL: advantages to outsourcing logistics03 May 2022
3PL (third-party logistics) refers to the logistics services a company outsources to a provider. These providers also take care of goods transportation and storage tasks, among others.