Choosing the Right KPIs for your Order Fulfillment Operation

When establishing KPIs or benchmarks for your order fulfillment operation make sure you stay in your neighborhood. What I mean here is don’t compare yourself to the amazon’s of the world. You want to...

Warehouse Picking Strategies Guide [Download]

When it comes to warehouse picking strategies, unfortunately, there isn’t a one size fits all approach. Most often one picking strategy in combination with one or more of the additional picking...

5 Tips to Improve Order Picking Accuracy

Woe is the picking error. The bane of the fulfillment manager’s existence. The cause of nearly $390,000 in losses to the average distribution center’s annual bottom line. The reason I’m writing this...

Implement Batch Picking for Faster Order Fulfillment

What is Batch Picking? Batch Picking is a way of grouping multiple orders into small batches - typically including 8 to 16 orders – operators fill all orders in the batch at the same time, working...

5 Pick to Light Technologies For Laser Accuracy

Choices, choices, choices—we are a society that demands options. But too many options can stall decision-making. You need time to look around, weigh your options (or look for alternatives!). Ordering...

Is Order Consolidation Hurting Your Fulfillment Efficiency?

Just as you open your beer and go to fire up the grill on a Friday night you realize the tank is empty – bummer. So you run to the store; there’s traffic, it’s crowded, the lines are long and an hour...

VIDEO: Automated Material Handling vs Traditional Warehouse Shelving

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Automating Your Warehouse Kitting Process

Depending on your operation, a well-executed kitting process can save you labor or time… and in some cases both! Pre-assembling or combining a group of individual items into a ready to use kit prior...

Cross Picking: The Secret to Increasing Warehouse Picking Throughput

Operations managers have always been told “You want to pick orders faster – batch ‘em!” And if you’re already batch picking and you need even more throughput? “Better expand your order fulfillment...
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