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.
Winning big in e-commerce logistics: key points and challenges17 Mar 2022
In our post, we analyse the e-commerce logistics and explain how to address some of the key points that define effective logistics management.
What is a lead time in logistics? And how to optimise it…16 Mar 2022
The lead time refers to the time from when a purchase order is generated and sent to the vendor until the product is delivered to the customer. We'll show you how to optimise it all.
What is stock management? Mastering this warehouse science15 Mar 2022
Inventory management encompasses all operations dedicated to regulating the flow of goods within a company. We outline its goals and the challenges it poses for warehouse management.
What is a SKU? Meaning and in-warehouse usage11 Mar 2022
SKU stands for Stock Keeping Unit, which is the "reference number" of a product. Our post shows the importance of inventory management.
In-warehouse goods receipts: phases and best practices09 Mar 2022
Goods receipt is one of the most important in-warehouse operations, as it is what kicks off the flow of materials. What phases does the process involve? How can it be improved?
What is cross-docking? Types and how it works07 Mar 2022
Knowing what cross-docking is in terms of warehouse operations allows you to evaluate its suitability for your business. Discover how it works and the most widespread types of cross-docking.
GS1-128 barcodes in logistics03 Mar 2022
GS1-128 barcodes are a supply chain application standard of GSI Code 128 that include distribution and commercial transaction data. Find out all about its applications in logistics.
Dark stores speed up online supermarkets’ logistics systems02 Mar 2022
Dark stores are warehouses geared towards picking and order fulfillment that generally look like supermarkets but aren’t open to the public.