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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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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