Warehouse Capacity Planning: Size the Pick Line

This post was originally published on this site Many supply chains grapple with SKU proliferation while working to lower inventory levels. The result is that pick lines – the size and arrangement of locations to pick from – have become more important in determining warehouse space requirements, often more so than storage needs. […]

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How long will it take to stabilize our new software?

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This post was originally published on this site The most common question on everyone’s mind when preparing to launch a new software system is How long will the stabilization period be? There’s no universal answer to this question and it all depends on the following three factors: […]

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Seeing LIDD from Seoul

This post was originally published on this site All Quebecers know the song “Ma vie à l’heure” by the band Les Respectables, a great upbeat song about escaping with your significant other to a far-away destination. The lyrics, when translated, go as follows: If there are things I like from here, They’ll be more beautiful […]

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Preparing for the Future: What a Foodservice Distributor Should Do

This post was originally published on this site With foodservice distributors losing market share, what should an independent broadliner do?  Several factors specific to each distributor will shape their answer such as the market they serve (e.g., rural vs. urban) and customer mix (e.g., institutional vs. specialty restaurants).  Succession plans matter here too: If the […]

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LIDD Consultants Inc. Announces New Location in Seoul, South Korea

This post was originally published on this site MONTREAL, QC, June 11, 2019 – LIDD Consultants Inc. announces the launch of its first branch in Asia, opening an office in Seoul, South Korea. The new office answers the growing demand for supply and demand chain consulting services in the Asian market. “We are excited to […]

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Bulk Storage: Are you using it efficiently?

This post was originally published on this site Bulk storage can be a great option for an operation with a low-variety, high-density inventory profile, as its storage capacity is dense without the need for racking. However, the bulk storage system must be configured correctly to match the inventory profile of the SKUs being stored. LIDD […]

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Trivia – February 2019

This post was originally published on this site Warehouses developed naturally through time shaped by cultures, goods and resources. This trivia quiz looks back at milestones that made an impact to the distribution centers that we know today. Start Quiz […]

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