Expected to be the largest retail channel in the next two years, ecommerce sales will account for 60% of total global retail sales increase. Ecommerce has changed the way companies set up, organize and orchestrate their warehouse operations. With the focus on delivering smaller orders faster and more accurately than ever, more companies are incorporating warehouse management systems (WMS) into their overall fulfillment strategies. In return for their investments, those organizations benefit from: reduced operating expenses, improved inventory visibility, better labor management, and higher customer satisfaction.
In this white paper, we explore:
• Key challenges companies face as they strive to meet the demands of today’s high order volume and transaction buyers.
• The role WMS plays in succeeding in today’s commerce driven environment.
• Overcoming fulfillment issues.
• How to create the optimal warehouse.