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How to Optimize the Warehouse Replenishment Process

Warehouse replenishment refers to the process of restocking new products from suppliers as well as transferring reserve products to picking shelves. Warehouse managers need to find the right balance between warehouse space and service priorities to avoid understocking...

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Warehouse Barcode Systems Overview

Warehouses and distribution centers rely on barcodes to organize and maintain their systems. New units of inventory can be scanned, identified, and properly stored away. Then warehouse staff can identify individual units via barcode to fulfill orders. In the background,...

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How to Prepare for Windows® CE and Mobile 6.5 End of Life

In 2020, Microsoft announced end of life for several of its handheld and embedded software programs, including Windows® Mobile 6.5, Windows® CE, and Windows® Embedded Standard 7. This is in addition to the end of life announcements issued in...

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Are Wearable or Handheld Barcode Scanners Right for Me?

In warehouses, distribution centers, and other similar facilities, workers use barcode scanners to facilitate various logistical operations (e.g., inventory management and shipping). While some companies may utilize stationary units in certain applications, many use mobile unit...

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COVID-19 Best Practices for Warehouses and Distribution Centers

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect businesses, increased online orders and associated supply chain demand have created a difficult situation for warehouses and distribution centers. Not only do they need to ensure adequate staff and operating hours to fulfill...

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Comparing Warehouse Order Picking Methods

Order picking is the process by which workers select inventory to fulfill customer orders. As this task can comprise as much as 55% of total warehouse operating expenses, choosing the appropriate order picking system is an important step toward ensuring success. There are...

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Inventory Management Tips for Warehouses

In warehouses, keeping track of incoming and outgoing inventory can be challenging, especially given the pressure to satisfy the varying needs and wants of buyers, suppliers, and employees. Inventory management systems facilitate the monitoring of goods inside of warehouses,...

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Simple re-organization of a logistics warehouse

The year 2020, which was marked by the COVID-19 pandemic, was also a year of contrasts for companies: While some companies drew a disastrous balance, others benefited greatly from the situation. Online retail in particular has never been in such good shape! But...

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