As e-commerce grows, many companies are finding that they need to redesign their distribution centers to more efficiently and effectively handle larger numbers of orders with a small number of line items. But what is the best design solution for these types of operations? Manual? Semi-automated? Or the installation of a fully automated system?
During an educational session at the ProMat DX2021 digital trade show, representatives from the material handling systems integrator Kuecker Logistics Group walked attendees through a case study that presented the high-level considerations that should be factored into making such a decision.
“Data is the foundation of any [DC] design decision,” said Daryl Bush, director of supply chain services.
Some of the data that is needed to make this decision include (but are not limited to):
This presentation will be available on demand to registered attendees on April 19, 2021. Interested parties can still register for free here.
(Kuecker Logistics Group, https://www.kuecker.com/)