06 Feb Warehouse technology able to support retail service levels
Interesting article on how a change away from seasonal shopping may force British retailers to rethink shopping cycles.
Shoppers are prepared to wait and take advantage of discounting, so if the pound continues to drop and costs rise these patterns will continue. With the unrelenting demand for omni –channel capability, where retailers need to supply stock to stores, to click and collect locations, and direct to their customers’ homes, agile stock movement and full visibility of the supply chain is closely tied to retail success.
Latest Warehouse Technology…
Taking advantage of the latest warehouse technology can mitigate against rising costs and rapidly ever-changing shopper expectations. For example, automating the movement of goods around the warehouse, combined with the real time operational visibility (that warehouse management software can provide) drives improved service levels and regulates margins.
Read our WHSmith case study to see how automation and software make the difference.