Subscribe to our free, weekly email newsletter!


WMS Report: Is Your Warehouse Ready for the Upswing? Three Steps to Take Now

image

You’ve been in maintenance mode for what seems like years - are you sure your warehouse or DC is ready for the economic recovery? Follow a three-step action plan to prepare your business.




January 04, 2011

We weathered the economic storm and it looks like the proverbial sun is coming out again. It’s all good, right? But wait – this means an upswing in new clients, orders and shipments may be just around the corner. You’ve been hunkered down in maintenance mode for what seems like years – are you sure your warehouse or DC is ready for the recovery we’ve all been anticipating?

Supply chain management is a long-term strategy. Smart companies see technology as a way to continually increase productivity and operating efficiency – whether or not business is booming. The centerpiece for supply chain execution – the warehouse management system (WMS) – is an excellent place to start preparing your business for the impending return of the bull market. A well-tuned WMS can help your business reduce labor costs, improve inventory management, attain more accurate shipments, improve space allocation and increase customer satisfaction.

Develop Your Action Plan: Learn how a three-step action plan can help get your warehouse or distribution center ready to confidently welcome an economic recovery – and all the challenges and rewards that come with it.


Fill out the information below and Download your FREE White Paper now!


Download this paper:
WMS Report: Is Your Warehouse Ready for the Upswing? Three Steps to Take Now
Sponsored by:
image
* Indicates a required field
*Email:
*First Name:
*Last Name:
*Title:
*Company:
*Country:
*Address 1:
Address 2:
*City:
*State:
Province/Region:
*Zip/Postal Code:
*Phone Number:
Save my data on this computer (do not use on public/shared computers)

Subscribe to Logistics Management magazine

Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Get timely insider information that you can use to better manage your
entire logistics operation.
Start your FREE subscription today!

Recent Entries

For the fourth quarter of 2014, UPS said it anticipates adjusted diluted earnings per share of roughly $1.25, with full-year 2014 adjusted diluted earnings per share at $4.75, which represents a 3.9 percent annual gain over 2013’s adjusted earnings per share of $4.57, with full-year 2014 diluted earnings pegged at around $3.28 per share, which is 28.9 percent below 2013’s $4.61.

In recently issued research and data, JLL pointed out that its market data indicates rents are on the rise, with companies on the hunt for warehouse and distribution space.

U.S. Carloads were up 0.3 percent annually at 290,963, and intermodal at 260,893 containers and trailers dropped 2.4 percent compared to the same week last year.

Researchers say the ships are operating in international waters with a "worrying lack" of regulation, adding that they could pose a threat to regional peace and stability.

Compared to November, spot market freight volume was up 3.0 percent, according to the DAT North American Freight Index.

Comments

Post a comment
Commenting is not available in this channel entry.


© Copyright 2013 Peerless Media LLC, a division of EH Publishing, Inc • 111 Speen Street, Ste 200, Framingham, MA 01701 USA