Manufacturers Retool Warehouse Operations as Omni-Channel Grows
~~Picking Perfection newsletter reported omni-channel will not be just for retailers in 2015. The buying behavior of the consumer is moving towards omni-channel at a rapid pace. Vertically-integrated manufacturers will want to expose their products in such a way that they can maintain and perhaps increase the overall market-share of their brands. In order to do so, companies will have to retool warehouse operations to better execute the fulfillment of smaller, less predictable order flows. To succeed at this, manufacturers need extended visibility of their inventory and orders across their supply chains. Doing this in the past was costly. However, due to the heightened requirements for order fulfillment and traceability, visibility has now become essential.
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