In Modern Materials Handling – November 2016: With e-commerce order fulfillment a requirement for many warehouses, next-day delivery processes must get done one way or another. How fast, accurate and cost effective next-day fulfillment happens spans multiple best practices and systems. Finding the right blend of these elements can help with cost reduction and competitiveness.
Roberto Michel of Modern Materials Handling spoke with many industry experts including Bob Fischer, CEO of ADSI to discuss eight best practices essential to keeping next-day orders flowing smoothly. One best practice, according to Bob, is the use of wearable scanners and bar code validation integrated with a shipping software solution is faster and more accurate than visually inspecting or cross referencing paper lists or packing list data on screens