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.
ABC analysis: advantages for warehouse inventory classification04 Apr 2022
The ABC analysis for classifying inventory enables you to organise the distribution of the products in your warehouse according to the importance of each SKU in terms of its value and turnover.
Minimum stock levels: definition and strategies31 Mar 2022
The minimum operating stock level indicates the point of inventory consumption at which goods need to be replenished. So, what’s the rule for minimum/maximum stock levels? We’ll tell you all about it.
Safety stock: what is it and how can I optimise it?30 Mar 2022
Safety stock is extra inventory stored in the warehouse in order to cope with contingencies in the supply chain. How can you avoid having too much of it?
Supply chain: what is it? Definition and differences from logistics29 Mar 2022
The supply chain is the process generated from the time the customer places an order to the moment the product or service has been delivered and charged. How does it differ from logistics?
Supply chain disruption: how to mitigate risks28 Mar 2022
Supply chain disruption is understood as the alteration of any stage of the supply chain caused by agents not directly related to the product: weather conditions, new technologies, and so on.
Last-mile delivery starts with the warehouse25 Mar 2022
The “last mile” concept refers to the final leg of the goods delivery process when the goods are moved to the destination specified by the customer. We’ll show you some key strategies to optimise it.
Goods dispatch: phases and keys to success23 Mar 2022
The goal of goods dispatch is to ship products ordered so that they are delivered at the agreed-upon time and in perfect condition. Find out how to improve this process.
Warehouse robotics in the Logistics 4.0 era21 Mar 2022
A robotised or automated warehouse is one that has automatic systems and specialised software to control and handle the goods. Here, we show you the most established systems in the sector.