Should You Use Consultants For Your Warehouse Project?

Companies starting warehousing & distribution sites have an important decision to make. It’s about resourcing. Who will implement the site? Despite drawbacks, there’s a strong case for engaging external consultants to help your distribution and warehousing projects succeed. Here’s why: Startup Resource Planning Many factors go into planning startup team resourcing. First is the total … Read more

Prioritizing Warehouse Improvement Projects

If you’ve been around “continuous improvement” you know that there are always warehouse improvement projects. Most of the time, they’re not hard to find. Projects are often “low-hanging fruit” where processes are obviously in need of help. But with all that opportunity, while it may not be hard to identify what to do, it may … Read more

Calculating Warehouse Project Payback

Calculating payback of warehouse projects is critical to prioritizing resources. This applies to projects ranging from getting a forklift to building a new site. In this post we’ll review a few ways to do this as well as some limitation to payback calculations. Why Calculate Payback Warehouse projects can be very large or small. They … Read more