A growing problem for businesses is managing inventory and providing a stellar customer experience in light of continuing supply chain challenges. Businesses are increasingly turning to RFID-powered tools that deliver a wide range of benefits.
Over three years removed from the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses have expected that supply chain disruptions would have lessened. But turmoil throughout the market continues for a variety of reasons.
Whether customers purchase online or from a physical store, shopping should be simple, intuitive, and enjoyable. Businesses are also looking for ways to streamline processes, reduce costs, and address other supply-side challenges. Here is how the integration of hardware and software solutions can achieve the goals of elevating the shopping experience and improving business results.
Over the past several decades, there has been a strong shift toward voice-recognition technology. In other words, instead of typing a command on a keyboard, people have become more accustomed to using voice-to-text solutions and voice-activated assistants like Google Home or Alexa. But what about in the warehouse?
Over the past several decades, industrial automation has continued to evolve. The manufacturing industry once relied solely on mechanical automation to boost efficiency. Now, a combination of hardware and software solutions is turning traditional factories into smart facilities that will be more commonplace in the future. Here’s what you need to know about the role of hardware and software solutions in automation.
Before the COVID-19 pandemic struck, not many people talked about the global supply chain. But, since 2020, we've come to realize the importance of connecting the various pieces of the logistics puzzle that get goods from one point to another and eventually into the hands of consumers.
Regardless of what industry you’re in, running a warehouse is a significant investment. You have to design your layout, organize the movement and storage of inventory, hire and manage staff, and keep everything safe and up to code.
Who doesn’t get excited about the arrival of summer? The temperatures are warmer, kids are out of school, and more people spend time vacationing. But what does the summer season mean for businesses and the supply chain?
Logistics and distribution are essential components of ensuring an organization’s products get where they need to go efficiently and cost-effectively. Distribution centers are generally near centrally-populated areas. But there are many options in this country, so how does your company choose? Here are some criteria for selecting the best supply chain city and some of the top supply chain cities in the U.S.
Although the holidays are several months away, thinking ahead is always a good idea! Even in challenging economic conditions, sales always pick up during the holiday season. And warehouses need to be able to handle those peak periods with ease.