The Key to Inventory Management: A Closer Look at Warehouses

The Key to Inventory Management: A Closer Look at Warehouses

Today’s commerce world demands agility from manufacturers and distributors. Products typically aren't made and delivered from the plant as customers need them, so they must be made in advance and stored closer to the customer. With this inventory approach, warehousing has become an important component of supply chains and logistics.

INDUSTRY NEWS

Why PIPs Should Be a Manager's Favorite Tool
MultiBriefs Exclusive

Performance improvement plans (PIPs) are these amazing little forms that can pave a smoother path to professional growth or termination. They can end bad behavior and create positive new habits. Unfortunately, they require a few things of which we do not often have enough: time, patience and focus. Here are a few reasons why PIPs should be a manager’s favorite tool and how they should be used.

How Tech Keeps Talent
Inbound Logistics

For the logistics and transportation industries, the evolving on-demand economy means an increased demand for warehouse staff and commercial drivers. Thanks to the smartphone powered e-commerce shopper, perks like free shipping, two-hour shipping, and real-time delivery have fueled the acceleration of driver demand. In fact, the American Trucking Association estimates the commercial trucking industry will need a million new drivers within the next decade.

Are Flexible Hours the Future of Logistics Recruitment?
Onrec

According to an alarming recent report from Talent for Logistics, only 8% of young people view logistics as an appealing career prospect. The findings also revealed that only 18% of young people had been approached about a career in logistics. A shocking 42% had never even heard of the sector. But could flexible working hours help defuse the ticking timebomb of a logistics talent deficit?

ADDITIONAL UPDATES

8 Ways Warehouse Construction Has Evolved
Construction Dive

The rise of e-commerce has shaped U.S. warehouse facilities into next-generation logistics hubs. This transformation has radically changed the way these facilities are designed and constructed. Here are eight ways that modern warehouse facilities demand more from construction firms than those of a decade ago.

Warehouse Automation Growing, But for How Long?
Material Handling & Logistics

Over the past few years, the adoption of warehouse automation has been based on a number of factors. There is the growing consumer demand for faster and cheaper online delivery options which has seen many retailers investing in warehouse automation to reduce order processing times and to cope with the increasingly complex network of distribution channels.

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