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

When railroads are doing business with a larger than large customer like UPS, it stands to reason, it can often be the best, and worst, of both worlds, depending on how things are going. That was one of the main takeaways from a presentation by UPS Vice President of Corporate Transportation Services Ken Buenker at this year’s RailTrends conference in New York.

While many market conditions are working against shippers, the most recent edition of the Shippers Condition Index (SCI) from freight transportation consultancy FTR shows that things may be improving, albeit slowly.

Newsroom Notes takes a look at some of the biggest stories and themes in logistics for 2014.

Even though China’s costs have risen and the U.S. has now surpassed Mexico as the preferred locale for relocating offshored manufacturing, advantages can be fleeting and the challenges great

Memphis-based FedEx reported solid fiscal second quarter earnings results today. Quarterly net income of $616 million was up 23 percent annually, and revenue, at $11.9 billion, was up 5 percent. Operating income at $1.01 billion was up 22 percent.

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