I hear a lot of talk these days around robotics and automation in the warehouse - especially in picking and fulfilment tasks.
And so, with all the gifts unwrapped and the holidays behind us, the world has emerged blinking into the bright light of January.
With some 13 days ‘til Christmas, as I sit here thinking of automated order processing, my mind turns to Santa, reindeer and Santa’s helpers…
In our last blog post, I focussed on the first process in the order to cash cycle: Order Entry.
What do we want? A faster order to cash cycle!When do we want it? Now! Yesterday!
Picture this ……
Having grown up in a family involved in manufacturing, school holidays were invariably spent working around the foundry, machine shop, polishing shop and pick & pack - where you quickly got to understand process and work centre constraints.