Supply chain leader Q&A: Five questions with Morton Griffiths - COO, Carousel Logistics

In this blog series, supply chain leaders answer questions about their experience with warehouse technology & operations. This post features a Q&A with Morton Griffiths, COO at Carousel Logistics.

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What Brexit means for UK logistics - and how to course correct your warehouse

Although an official Brexit may be two years away, warehousing and logistics executives are already considering the ramifications of the UK’s departure from the European Union – and the impact...

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Industry comment: Warehouse wearables

Wearables technology (such as the ring scanner shown here) is generally deployed when the user wants to ensure a hands-free environment for their operatives. Wearable devices reduce breakages and...

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Sick of software houses? Work with a WMS specialist

Have you ever invested in a WMS platform only to have your specialist WMS partner acquired by a large software house? It’s an unfortunate scenario that can leave a sour taste in your mouth and...

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Order fulfillment and warehouse management lessons from Amazon Prime Day

For Amazon and its third-party sellers, Prime Day is the equivalent of holiday peak season packed into 30 hours. Prime Day, which offers deep discounts and free two-day shipping to millions of...

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Three steps to building a watertight budget for new warehouse software

When entering into any selection project for new warehouse software, cost should be at the forefront of your mind. But budgeting for new warehouse software can be particularly difficult when...

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Are all cloud WMS created equal?

Cloud-based systems have changed the business technology game. Rather than paying to maintain and upgrade costly on-site hard and software, companies using cloud-based solutions can access...

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Thinking outside the box: Highlights from Subscription Summit 2017

In retail, innovation is often not only about the next big thing, but also about how the next big thing is delivered. This year’s Subscription Summit, which ran May 31-June 1, demonstrated the...

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Considering a switch to 3PL? Five questions to ask yourself before signing the contract

Imagine for a second: your company is growing, and pretty soon what started in a garage needs a little more space – or, perhaps, a LOT more space. The boxes that once fit in the corner by the...

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Being your best warehouse: The functionality of RF data collection vs. warehouse management systems

Think back to when you bought your first cell phone. Its primary (and nearly only) function was making phone calls. Texting involved pushing numbers several times, and what time of day the...

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