High-volume order fulfillment is a method of handling orders and sending out products that a lot of warehouses have been adopting lately, depending on the products they deal in. Whether it’s for subscription boxes (like those guys that mail you new razors every month), warehouses with a wide array of products, or simply any popular Read the full article…

Order picking is a necessary part of any warehouse, fulfillment center, or distribution center and can be far more complicated than most people expect. While it sounds simple in premise—find the items, get them in the order, out it goes—there’s a lot that can go into it in order to ensure the picks are as Read the full article…

The constant rush, confusion, and influx of orders into a warehouse can sometimes make it feel more like a fast food job than warehousing work. And while your employees are surely expecting some chaos and confusion, if they wanted to work at McDonald’s they could…well, just work at McDonald’s. Constant rushing, headaches, and poor planning Read the full article…

Picking: every warehouse has to do it, not every warehouse really looks forward to it, and yet without it not a lot is going to get done. If you’ve managed a warehouse for any length of time, you’ve surely had the importance of picking strategies pressed upon you. But how do you know what strategies Read the full article…

Warehouse workers are human and all humans are prone to making mistakes every now and then. Even with the best training, mistakes can still happen. But frequent inventory and picking errors can easily add up and result in lost sales, lost productivity, and extra shipping costs, not to mention unhappy customers. As a warehouse manager, Read the full article…

Especially in these days of ecommerce and on-demand order fulfillment, having a strong picking process can really make or break your business when demand for your items is high. Odds are you’ve become familiar with this process over your years in the warehousing business, but as the needs of business change there’s always a chance Read the full article…

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