Supply Chain & Warehouse Logistics Blog
Explore the Interlake Mecalux blog and learn more about the latest methods for warehouse space optimization, how to improve inventory management, automated material handling equipment & software.
3PL: advantages to outsourcing logistics22 Jan 2021
3PL (third-party logistics) refers to the logistics services a company outsources to a provider. These providers also take care of goods transportation and storage tasks, among others.
Optimize truck loading with software21 Jan 2021
Implementing digital solutions, such as a WMS that incorporates the truck loading feature, has become essential for ensuring productivity and eliminating overcost in the warehouse.
Electronic proof of delivery in logistics20 Jan 2021
Electronic proof of delivery (ePOD) speeds up the management of order delivery information. Its use is becoming increasingly common among logistics providers.
Drones take off in the logistics sector19 Jan 2021
Drones in logistics would have two very different applications: streamlining order deliveries and facilitating warehouse management (inventory, maintenance, goods movements, etc.).
Overstock: how to avoid it18 Jan 2021
Overstock in the warehouse can lead to serious overcosts and logistics errors for a company. In this post, we’ll explain what overstock is, how it’s generated, and how to put an end to it.
MRP: a production process milestone15 Jan 2021
MRP (material requirements planning) systems calculate the raw materials required and the amount of finished product to be manufactured. These systems cut costs and increase productivity.
Unitization: ensuring load safety14 Jan 2021
Unitization is a key supply chain process consisting of properly preparing the goods to facilitate their storage, handling, and transfer.
Warehouse control systems: calling the shots13 Jan 2021
A warehouse control system (WCS) is a system that manages the automated elements in an installation. The software receives instructions from the WMS and coordinates the machinery in the warehouse in o ...