O'Reilly logo
  • thanhlai thinks this is interesting:

choice; however, it is a major challenge for warehouse managers in terms of having sufficient, cost-effective pick locations. Once operators have to pick items at height, productivity rates reduce significantly.

Retailers continue to seek differentiation and as a result are continually looking to introduce product variants, not only in terms of the product itself but also in pack size, the type of packaging, labelling and product combinations. Retailers are also introducing more of their own-brand labels to provide consumers with even greater choice.

This has led to a number of companies introducing postponement into the warehouse. This entails h...