cross-docking
Warehousing

What is Cross-Docking?

Everywhere you look these days it seems there is a new “lifehack” to speed up your day, save you money, and make your life more efficient. Nowhere is speed and efficiency more important than e-commerce logistics. If e-commerce customers could make their shipment appear at their door an instant after a purchase they would. Since …

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Flowspace Automation in Fulfillment
Warehousing

Automation in Warehousing

From automated vehicles and picking operations to AI-guided WMS and inventory management, automation is quickly becoming a commonplace within the supply chain. At face value, automation is a great idea. Automation is literally intended to make life easier; defined as, “technology by which a process or procedure is performed with minimal human assistance.” Time and …

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Fulfillment

How Technology Drives Order Fulfillment

Until recently, the order fulfillment process has been over-burdened by inefficiencies that cost billions in wasted time, money, and manpower. Thankfully, as technology for order fulfillment advance, capabilities evolve, decision making becomes more efficient, and the customer experience improves. Progressive fulfillment providers understand this cycle of technological improvements and the value that it provides to …

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order picking
Fulfillment Warehousing

What are the Different Types of Order Picking?

What are the Different Types of Order Picking? When fulfillment operations are considered as a whole, it’s easy to see why shipping and warehousing receive most of the technical praise. Shipping is the face of every e-commerce delivery, and fulfillment warehouses are incredibly advanced structures capable of housing an astonishing amount of inventory. Behind the …

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