Mobile Moves the Needle in Warehousing and Fulfillment Operations
June 12, 2018
By Marco Nielsen, Apparel Magazine
Nearly every retail business has felt the disruptive impact of mobile technology and e-commerce. What has been called the “Amazon effect” has prompted deep changes that run throughout the supply chain, touching every aspect from order and pick and pack to delivery logistics.
For many companies, warehousing and fulfillment have felt the full brunt of change due to efforts to gain efficiency and reduce costs while serving customers who demand faster shipments and 100 percent accuracy. In this ever-changing environment, the drive for effective supply chain management has swept away most pen-and-paper logistics management practices to force heavier reliance on new and increasingly affordable mobile technology.