As the warehouse becomes smarter, technology is playing a crucial role in overseeing where the lapses in productivity lie and how to address them. According to EBN, more warehouses are adopting the practice of every item coming in and out of the warehouse being scanned, as well as through every step of the supply chain. This helps improve tracking, and gives managers better insight into how their operations are running and when it’s time to make a change.
However, if technology is new to your warehouse, it’s important to consult many people through all levels of the organization before making the change, as it’s also important to understand the risks.
Still the investment is there. According to Forbes, manufacturers have been increasing their analytics spend as they look to understand the production flow, while also monitoring product quality with each step.
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