Slotting: Warehouse Optimization Addresses Top Productivity Issues

Warehouses and distribution centers. Stuff goes in. Stuff goes out. What exactly happens inside is a mystery to many executives. It’s worth taking a closer look. Explore the top five productivity issues in most distribution centers and suggestions for warehouse optimization best practices.

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Warehouse Optimization: Get Your Warehouse in Order

Get Your Warehouse in Order!

There are hidden opportunities for reducing costs, boosting warehouse productivity and improving customer service in your company's warehouses and distribution centers.  While inventory helps to meet customer delivery requirements, it also works against you as a cost in terms of space utilization, reduce flexibility and cash flow.  The demand for product availability must be balanced with an ongoing drive to optimize cubic warehouse space and get the best return on investment.

In this article, we explore the top five productivity issues found in most distribution centers and why slotting (and re-slotting) is necessary if you want to stay on top of current demand patterns.  Learn about the benefits of re-slotting and how it helps to keep your warehouse in order.