The logistics arm of the supply chain has been in a perpetual “dawning of a new era” for more than 25 years. With technology continually promising to overhaul logistics, will automation truly launch the warehouse of the future? A majority of supply chain executives are considering implementing new tools—such as high-speed sortation, conveyors, and picking systems—in the near-term to alleviate operational constraints.
The steps in this article were taken from APQC’s webinar “ARM Yourself for Success: Developing the Warehouse of the Future” with Chris Elliot and Joe Tillman. The webinar can be found here.