Warehouse Operations: Optimizing the Picking Process

Cyzerg

When optimizing the picking process in a warehouse, it is important to recognize two key concepts. For effective optimization of the picking process, a warehouse manager must match the correct picking and automation strategy with the goods being handled (e.g. First, no one strategy or technology fits every case. Second, effectively improving warehouse operations requires a combination of data collection, process improvement, and technology.

Pick and Pack Process: Challenges and Optimization

Cyzerg

The pick and pack process is one of the crucial warehouse processes that can affect your perfect order rate. So, in this article, we will be discussing the definition of the pick and pack process, the challenges associated with it, and some ways to optimize the process. Failing to optimize it will lead to delayed order fulfillment and, eventually, reduced customer satisfaction.

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Picking Up the Pace: The Acceleration of Kindred AI

Logistics Viewpoints

The post Picking Up the Pace: The Acceleration of Kindred AI appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Warehouse Automation Warehousing Kindred order picking roboticsMy first introduction to Kindred AI occurred at the Manhattan Associates booth at Promat 2019.

Editor’s Pick: Best Practices For Optimizing The Last Mile

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics.

How Automation in the Supply Chain Will Make Employees More Strategic & Improve the Overall Supply Chain

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

In this educational webinar, Adam Robinson from Cerasis, a leading North American Transportation Management Solutions Company, will address how automation in the supply chain is allowing companies to empower their employees with a more strategic work flow aiding in overall collaboration with peers across departments, improved business operations, more efficient manufacturing, a healthier corporate culture, and more visibility to data and processes providing the ability to gain actionable insights that lead towards actions that impact the company’s bottom line.

Wave Picking – What You Need to Know

Cyzerg

Wave picking streamlines one of the most complicated warehouse activities, the order picking process. Because warehouse operations depend on countless variables such as labor resources, equipment, shipping schedules, and more, your picking process needs to be able to accommodate all these conditions to fulfill orders efficiently, on time, and without bottlenecks.

Editor’s Pick: Refreshing Grocery in the Wake of COVID-19

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. Read more Editor’s Pick: Refreshing Grocery in the Wake of COVID-19. The post Editor’s Pick: Refreshing Grocery in the Wake of COVID-19 appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Warehouse Operations: Optimizing the Picking Process

Cyzerg

When optimizing the picking process in a warehouse, it is important to recognize two key concepts. First, no one strategy or technology fits every case. Second, effectively improving warehouse operations requires a combination of data collection, process improvement, and technology. Warehouse Operations

Editor’s Pick: Trucking Companies Continue Service During COVID-19

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics.

Editor’s Choice: How Voice Picking Stacks Up Against Paper, RF Scanning, and Pick-to-Light

Logistics Viewpoints

This week’s blog comes from HighJump – now Körber, and examines various warehouse picking technologies and how they compare to voice picking. Warehouse order picking describes the process of selecting and pulling an item from inventory to fulfill a customer’s order. The labor, materials, and technology involved in picking […]. Warehouse Automation Warehouse Management Systems voice picking warehouse management

Editor’s Pick: Building the Customer Relationship

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. The post Editor’s Pick: Building the Customer Relationship appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Editor's Pick Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - GEODIS Industry Trends customer relationship GEODIS

Editor’s Pick: Preparing for Future Disruptions – Using Technology to Strengthen Your Export Compliance Program

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. Read more Editor’s Pick: Preparing for Future Disruptions – Using Technology to Strengthen Your Export Compliance Program.

Editor’s Pick: Serve Customers With a Personalized Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. Read more Editor’s Pick: Serve Customers With a Personalized Supply Chain. The post Editor’s Pick: Serve Customers With a Personalized Supply Chain appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

[Editor’s Pick] Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. Read more [Editor’s Pick] Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update. The post [Editor’s Pick] Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Robots: Pick Orders, Not Fights!

Logistics Matter

The post Robots: Pick Orders, Not Fights! Have you seen Terminator? That movie in which robots become self aware and decide to attack the human race? Last week representatives of over 100 robotics and artificial intelligence companies wrote an open letter to the United Nations. They are trying to stop robots like that coming to a city near you. The problem is a serious one. As they […]. appeared first on LOGISTICSMATTER. Blog Innovation Logistics Robotics Robots Warehousing

Light-Directed Picking System

Material Handling and Logistics

Dematic has introduced a light-directed picking system for order fulfillment

Picking Up the Pace: The Acceleration of Kindred AI

247 Customs Broker

There I… The post Picking Up the Pace: The Acceleration of Kindred AI appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. 3PL Kindred order picking Robotics Warehouse Automation Warehousing customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

Logistics M&A Activity Picks Up

Logistics Trends and Insights

Expect logistics M&A to pick up as recent trends suggest we may have seen the bottom of the economic market. Uncertain times breeds opportunities and within just the past month or so we have seen a number of logistics acquisitions take place. While none can be viewed as “the big one”, many demonstrate shifts in strategies as companies prepare for changes in the market. Several of the acquisitions so far have been that of technology companies: Transplace acquired ScanData.

AI-based Item-Picking

Material Handling and Logistics

Universal Logic has launched a do-it-yourself version of its Neocortex software, which allows users to configure and deploy AI-based robot cells for variable picking in both manufacturing and consumer products supply chains

Editor’s Pick: Data is the New Fuel for Transportation and Logistics

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. Read more Editor’s Pick: Data is the New Fuel for Transportation and Logistics. The post Editor’s Pick: Data is the New Fuel for Transportation and Logistics appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

BITO shines spotlight on order picking at IntraLogisteX 2020

247 Customs Broker

BITO Storage Systems is set to throw a spotlight on order picking at IntraLogisteX 2020 as it looks to help delegates meet the challenges of the… The post BITO shines spotlight on order picking at IntraLogisteX 2020 appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Editor’s Pick: Creating Measurable Value with Transportation Optimization

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. The post Editor’s Pick: Creating Measurable Value with Transportation Optimization appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

How to Reduce Warehouse Labor Costs With Smarter Order Picking

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Not so in the fulfillment warehouse, where travel time is the enemy of efficient order picking. In fact, it can comprise as much as 50% of the picking process – and up to half of your warehousing labor cost. The word “travel” is usually associated with positive things.

Editor’s Pick: Is Your Supply Chain Control Tower an Asset or a Liability?

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. Read more Editor’s Pick: Is Your Supply Chain Control Tower an Asset or a Liability? The post Editor’s Pick: Is Your Supply Chain Control Tower an Asset or a Liability?

Robots set record for autonomous piece picking

DC Velocity

RightHand Robotics says machines "picked and placed" 131,072 items during the Modex show in April. Material Handling

Editor’s Pick: The Long Arm of OFAC – How US Sanctions Impact Pretty Much Everyone

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. The post Editor’s Pick: The Long Arm of OFAC – How US Sanctions Impact Pretty Much Everyone appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Pick Aisle Slotting (Chapter 5)

Camelot 3PL Software

Regardless of the picking method, if a warehouse is fulfilling less than a full carton or Pallet quantities, then the warehouse will likely opt to utilize a pick aisle configuration. However, slotting is not just dedicated to Pick Aisles, but Bulk Storage too.

Pick by Vision or Voice

Material Handling and Logistics

Picavi’s pick-by-vision solution now enables users to input information by voice

Editor’s Pick: 6 Warehouse Metrics You Can’t Afford to Ignore

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. The post Editor’s Pick: 6 Warehouse Metrics You Can’t Afford to Ignore appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

ELD options: How to pick the best ELD provider

Fleet Owner

Vik Sridhar, GeoTab's solutions engineering manager explains how to pick the best ELD provider for your fleet

Editor’s Pick: Is Your Logistics Network Built by Ants or Grasshoppers?

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. Read more Editor’s Pick: Is Your Logistics Network Built by Ants or Grasshoppers? The post Editor’s Pick: Is Your Logistics Network Built by Ants or Grasshoppers?

Seven Order Picking Techniques for Distribution Centers

SIPMM Professional Publications

The post Seven Order Picking Techniques for Distribution Centers appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE. In most distribution centers, order selecting is the most manual, labor-intensive, and high priced operation. It can account for up to 60% of the operation costs. Companies tend to focus on this area first because a variety of enhancement can positively have an impact on their customer’s experience. The distribution center decides on the people […].

Piece-Picking Robot

Material Handling and Logistics

Dematic has introduced its Robotic Piece Picking Module designed to improve accuracy and productivity during the last touch—the point where items of varying sizes and shapes are processed by hand—of the fulfillment process

Editor’s Pick: How Virtual Reality is Transforming the Trucking Industry

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. The post Editor’s Pick: How Virtual Reality is Transforming the Trucking Industry appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Editor’s Pick: Be a Digital Disruptor and Win

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Pick ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. The post Editor’s Pick: Be a Digital Disruptor and Win appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Editor's Pick digital disruption Digital Supply Network Elemica