Logistics experts and professionals go through a series of highly coordinated activities to ensure that we, as consumers, get the products we need, wherever and whenever we want them. One of those logistics activities is warehousing
, which is familiar to all retailers and requires a variety of complex management, organization, and coordination strategies.
Looking closer at this aspect of the supply chain, we realize just how much detailed planning and management is necessary to achieve a successful logistics warehousing operation - making it as critical as other functions in logistics like freight forwarding
or transport services
Warehousing is so much more than just storing products in pallets and racks. In this blog, we will tackle everything you need to know about warehousing, from its role in an efficient supply chain operation, to the challenges and innovations in this sector.
Being aware of those elements as a business owner or operations manager, you can set the best practices for your warehouse or establish the right expectations when partnering with a warehouse service provider.