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5 Ways Supply Chains Can Recover from the COVID-19 Crisis

REBOOT & RECOVERY TOP 5 WAYS SUPPLY CHAIN OPERATIONS CAN RECOVER FROM THE COVID-19 CRISIS 2. DIGITIZING SHIPPING DOCUMENTS 1. RAISING INVENTORY VISIBILITY Manufacturers can reduce shipping lead time and overhead by digitizing their shipping documents. LOGO 986 II Packing Average warehouse inventory visibility hovers at around 60%1. Shipping Labels Slips Deploying an RFID tracking system raises inventory accuracy to above 90%. By adding RFID tags toinventory, warehouse teams can run cycle counts in Export documents such as shipping labels and packing slips as PDFS. Then, email the labels and forms to retail partners and distributors. seconds so inventory numbers are always accurate. 3. AUTOMATING SHIPPING AND RECEIVING VALIDATION For most warehouses and distribution centers, the average picking error rate is -2%2. This counts for a 10% loss of profit. To reduce errors, warehouse teams can install conveyor shipping validation tools. An RFID enabled validation tool can catch outbound and inbound shipping errors without the task of opening up packages. 4. DEPLOYING 5. IMPLEMENTING PRIORITY PICKING TRACK & TRACE One simple solution for priority picking is to color coordinate pick lists for fulfillment teams. This can easily help handlers identify the items that need to 11 go out sooner. With an RFID reader, fulfillment teams can be empowered to find items faster and with far less hassle. This allows more effective put away as inventory is brought in or returned. SOURCES: 1. GS1 US & Auburn University EPC-enabled RFID Case Study 2. errors-in-the-warehouse OIBRI We identify with success. >>>>

5 Ways Supply Chains Can Recover from the COVID-19 Crisis

shared by CYBRA on Jun 16
In a matter of months, the COVID-19 pandemic has drastically shaken up supply chains in several sectors domestically and internationally. As early as March 2020, 75% of companies reported supply chain...


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