Customers use multiple channels during their shopping journey and expect to have a seamless purchasing experience. This smooth transition between traditional and online channels, popularly known as the omnichannel experience, is transforming the world of logistics and warehousing.
Although online sales continue to grow by leaps and bounds, customers are still frequenting physical shops to purchase some of the products they need, an extension of the Easy WMS warehouse management system enables businesses to monitor the status of the stock in their warehouses and bricks-and-mortar shops in real time. This system also syncs procurement, picking, replenishment and returns operations.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is the present and future of technology, opens up a huge number of scenarios to discover and delve into. It also provides the possibility to explore new business opportunities to achieve greater growth, profitability and sustainability.
Mecalux sat down with professor Yossi Sheffi, Director of the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics, to talk about how Covid-19 is reshaping businesses and supply chains – and what’s coming next.
The Marketplaces & Ecommerce Platforms Integration module is an extension of the Easy WMS warehouse management system from Mecalux tasked with integrating a company’s facility with the main marketplaces and e-commerce platforms in the market (Amazon, eBay and PrestaShop, among others). This software connects Easy WMS to the main digital sales platforms and marketplaces to sync the firm's online catalogue with the stock in its physical warehouse.
Order dispatch and delivery are two vital operations for e-commerce logistics, as they directly impact customer satisfaction. How is it possible to provide more efficient service without errors? The answer is Multi Carrier Shipping Software from Mecalux, a software application that includes the necessary functionalities for packaging, labelling and shipping orders.
The software for Ecommerce is a software application designed to manage all aspects involved in preparing orders for online shops. This new program stands out for its user-friendliness and ability to boost order prep. WMS for Ecommerce can reduce picking times by 50% and increase productivity by 80%.
In this article, we will respond to the most common questions about this system — increasingly used in all types of warehouses and presently implemented in 500 installations around the globe — with the aim of showing their full potential and their contribution to more efficient logistics.
A warehouse management system (WMS) is responsible for optimising all operations that take place in an installation. The supply chain is subject to constant transformation, the purpose of which is to cope with market changes. In this vein, the functionalities of a WMS must also be enhanced with a view to tackling increasingly complex processes and scenarios.
Compact storage systems feature a higher storage density by optimising available warehouse space. Of all these, the Pallet Shuttle system is the one that best enhances an installation’s productivity because an electric shuttle moves goods through the channel automatically.