Warehousing and distribution are dynamic industries, with many facets always in motion – whether it’s the changing supply chain to meet current constraints, continual shipping cost increases, or labor challenges that threaten to impede growth. The operations in your distribution center must also change, driven by a mindset of continual process improvement as part of your overall supply chain strategy.
All too often, we see operations that have become stagnant or once optimized but then managed and run the same way for many years with little change. Many times, they have not stayed proactive, and their costs, processes, and systems do not serve the company well.
Distribution and warehouse operational assessments allow companies to review the people, processes, layout, and systems to identify where, and how, changes should occur. The goal of any operations assessment is to improve operational efficiencies; drive down costs; increase throughput while meeting or exceeding customer expectations.Read More >