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39 Tips for Running a Successful Warehouse

Running a successful warehousing operation requires a meticulous approach with keen attention to detail, effective management strategies, and a commitment to operational excellence. To help you get there, we’ve compiled a list of 39 tips for running a successful warehouse. From optimizing your warehouse configuration and storage layout to mobilizing inventory management and order picking…

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DTG PowerStations Enable WebstaurantStore to Remove Motion Waste, Ensure Faster and More Accurate Shipping to Restaurant Customers

      DTG PowerStations Enable WebstaurantStore to Remove Motion Waste, Ensure Faster and More Accurate Shipping to Restaurant Customers   WILMINGTON, MASS. – July 25, 2023 – DTG, the leading provider of industrial-strength power systems and mobile workstation solutions, today announced that WebstaurantStore, the leading distributor of restaurant supplies and equipment, has deployed DTG mobilized…

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Cross Docking Logistics Improved With Mobility

Make Cross Docking Facilities More Efficient by Mobilizing Technology to the Point of Task Mobilizing technology to the point of task is a cost effective solution for cross docking providers. It delivers immediate results for productivity, is simple to implement, and helps improve employee retention.   Cross Docking: A Solution to Supply Chain Woes For…

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Improved Reverse Logistics for Ecommerce and Retail Returns

Are Ecommerce and Retail Returns Eating Into Your Profits?   As retailers and ecommerce providers know all too well, the systems and processes in place to handle returned merchandise can have a significant impact on profitability as well as brand reputation. Consumers are increasingly shopping from the comfort of their own homes, without ever having…

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Optimize Your Warehouse Receiving Area Layout

Receiving new inventory is the first step in the warehousing operations management process and one of the most important. An inefficient or disorganized warehouse receiving process can lead to preventable mistakes that increase waste and negatively impact downstream processes. Outcomes of a poorly managed receiving process may include improperly accepting incomplete or damaged shipments, failure…

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Keeping the Warehouse Safe

Key Steps to Improve Safety in the Warehouse and Optimize Productivity As warehouse workers race to meet increasing shipping targets against the backdrop of a severe labor shortage, reports of accidents, repetitive stress injuries, and debilitating health conditions are skyrocketing. DTG CEO Steve Shaheen points out in a recent SupplyChainBrain article that a few key…

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The Rise of the Dark(er) Warehouse

The Future of the Human/Machine Workforce An article recently shared in Forbes by DTG CEO, Steve Shaheen explored the future of autonomous warehouses, or “dark warehouses,” which operate with minimal human intervention. As expressed in the article, the operative word here is minimal. As Steve outlines, there’s no doubt that robots and other automated systems…

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28 Warehouse Efficiency Metrics to Measure

Start Measuring These Warehouse Efficiency Metrics Today, for Better Productivity and Improved Processes   H. James Harrington, world-renowned quality guru and author of more than 40 books on lean management and process improvement, famously wrote: “Measurement is the first step that leads to control and eventually to improvement. If you can’t measure something, you can’t…

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Advanced Battery Systems Optimize Warehouse Workflow

Workflow Optimization Without Automation Despite the fact that supply chain challenges are projected to ease up in 2023, businesses in the 3PL and warehouse space are under increasing pressure to manage skyrocketing demand while overcoming labor shortages and keeping costs down. Though automation seems like an easy solution, it can be expensive, time consuming, and…

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Returns Management Solutions for More Holiday Profit

Mobilized Returns Management Solutions Help Retailers Retain More Holiday Sales Profits   The joy of the holiday sales frenzy is often dampened in January, with the dreaded month of returns. However, streamlining returns management and reverse logistics processes will help you maximize those holiday profits, retain valuable talent, and avoid getting bogged down in a…