Why More Warehouse Are Specializing in E-Commerce Fulfillment

Why does it seem like more warehouses are specializing in e-commerce fulfillment these days? Well, more and more people are buying things online and expecting them to be delivered to their home or office. In 2019, for instance, e-commerce contributed some $190 billion to the economy, and, as you’d expect, it just keeps growing year… Read more »

What is E-Commerce Fulfillment?

Okay, you have a business. And that business sells stuff online. How does that stuff get to the buyer? If it’s physical, in nature, such that you can touch it, then it needs to be shipped to the buyer so they can receive it in person. The buyer wants to get what they bought quickly… Read more »

Start Preparing for Busy Warehousing Season

November and December are typically very busy times for warehouses because of the holiday season and many people are giving gifts to one another, which means lots of retail and online orders need to be fulfilled in a timely manner. How can you best prepare your warehouse for busy times? If Mondays and Tuesdays are… Read more »

What Are the Most Important Warehousing Metrics?

What are metrics? They’re data that helps a business measure certain aspects of their operations in order to achieve success, grow and optimize their work, ultimately satisfying customers. When it comes to warehousing metrics, certain things can be measured. For instance, how quickly can something be packed, shipped and delivered? Metrics help figure out all… Read more »

Trends in Intelligent Warehousing

New intelligent systems and a machine economy are changing the way warehouses work these days. If anything, new technologies are allowing for constant connection with customers thanks to things like AI/machine learning, digital feedback loops, and 5G. With this comes a new role for warehouses– becoming a business environment instead of just a logistics center…. Read more »