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Logistics optimisation through the use of multi-order picking

To maintain competitive advantage, logistics service providers and retailers have embraced automated order picking in their warehouses by implementing pick-to-cart, pick-to-light, voice picking and other technologies. However, despite the success of these ICT solutions, considerably higher efficiency gains can be achieved by reorganising key logistics processes as well.

Jeffrey Verberne, Logistics Business Consultant at Zetes, takes a look at how businesses can implement a multi-order picking solution and how to avoid potential obstacles.

1. Identify the optimal order picking method

The optimal order picking method depends on many factors, such as the product range, peak period volumes, resource, warehouse size, number of customer orders and the desired delivery times. Without an analysis of these factors and identification of the key logistics b


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31 Oct 2018
IIoT e sistemi MES: nuovi ruoli e nuove opportunitŕ
 

L’Internet of Things è oggi considerata una delle tecnologie 4.0 che, tra sfide e opportunità, rivoluzionerà il modo di gestire la produzione. Come cambierà il ruolo del software di gestione della produzione e dei sistemi MES all’interno della fabbrica 4.0?

 
Veronica Peressotti
Tecnest

30 Oct 2018
Brexit and logistics - what are the possible scenarios?
 

As research in our latest white paper clearly underlines, clarity is not something UK and German business have much of at the moment, particularly, in respect of Brexit. Even after two years of negotiations, EU talks are still going on and are now at their most crucial phase. The precise details

 
Carousel Logistics
Carousel Logistics

30 Oct 2018
The new in-store experience has arrived, and yes, it’s digital.
 

Retail is never going to be the same. Evolving consumer expectations, a fast-moving marketplace and new technologies are bringing a new in-store customer experience. Ready for a look at the future? It’s completely unrecognizable and undeniably digital. Even while more shopping centers are clos

 
JoAnn Martin
JDA

28 Oct 2018
What matters next for supply chain management? An insider’s look at day one of Kinexions ’18.
 

It’s not about the future. It’s about what’s beyond it. And when it comes to what matters next for supply chains and supply chain management, it’s all about two things: digital, and the people enabling it. Hundreds of supply chain managers, planners, executives and experts

 
Alexa Cheater
Kinaxis

25 Oct 2018
How Industry 4.0 is Changing Product Life Cycles
 

Let’s say you’re an amateur baker, and you’ve just agreed to participate in a pie bakeoff with some of the other bakers in your town. You have a few pie recipes that you like, but because the stakes are suddenly much higher than usual, you want to create a new recipes that improves

 
Brian Hoey
Flexis


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Logistics optimisation through the use of multi-order picking

To maintain competitive advantage, logistics service providers and retailers have embraced automated order picking in their warehouses by implementing pick-to-cart, pick-to-light, voice picking and other technologies....


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