Archive for warehouse labor management

Preparing for the Future of Supply Chains

If you could tell a warehouse manager back in 1980 that someday robots would be working alongside humans in the racks, or that individual items could be tracked and traced in real time, they would have laughed it off as science fiction. Every day, innovations that weren’t even conceivable a decade ago are used without […]

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Aligning Warehouse Labor Management with Omni-Channel Strategy

How are e-commerce and omni-channel fulfillment impacting warehouse operations and labor requirements? That was my opening question to Tom Kozenski, VP of Solution Strategy at JDA Software, in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. Here’s a snippet of his response: In my opinion, it’s the reason why there are so many growth initiatives in this space […]

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Are Your Labor Management Capabilities Aligned With Your Omni-Channel Strategy?

As many retailers, manufacturers, third-party logistics providers (3PLs),  and others are discovering, pursuing an omni-channel strategy impacts all supply chain and logistics processes, and that is certainly the case with warehouse labor management. How is e-commerce and omni-channel impacting warehouse operations and labor requirements? What actions are leading companies taking to improve warehouse efficiency and lower […]

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