From SKU proliferation, to e-commerce, to increasing customer demand, changes and trends in today’s supply chains have significantly complicated the warehousing industry. Now, as warehousing organizations look for new ways to stay ahead of these shifts and challenges, many are embracing automation technology to drive new efficiencies. However, when it comes to automating their warehouse,
Autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) and other forms of automation are catching on quickly in the warehouse, as operators strive to become more efficient while coping with labor shortages, says Chris Anton, executive vice president of global sales with Snapfulfil. SCB: Why do think automation is taking hold so quickly in the distribution and supply-chain industry?
In today’s dynamic environment, e-commerce strategies have become a must-have for expanding third-party logistics warehouses looking to take advantage of this growing marketplace. For Ottawa Logistics Fulfillment, they saw an opportunity to shift their traditional pallet in / pallet out 3PL business to one focused on the expanding e-commerce supply chain ecosystem. Starting in late
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What is this thing called a warehouse? We all have an image in our brains of the traditional warehouse, with its high racks and narrow aisles, staffed by an army of humans who scurry about storing, picking and processing orders for shipment. But that definition no longer tells the whole story. Today a warehouse might