The issue of waste is also high on the environmental agenda. The warehouse can generate a great deal of waste in its daily operation. This includes stretch-wrap, cardboard, tape, pallets, etc. These need to be closely controlled and, where cost effective, recycled, reused or turned into energy.
Data and information transfer
One of the warehouse manager’s greatest challenges is how to manage data. Today’s supply chain produces vast amounts of data and it is up to the warehouse manager among others to analyse this data and use it effectively.
A further challen...
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