The ability to adopt the latest logistics technology may soon become vital to maintaining a supply chain that runs at peak efficiency.
As technology improves and becomes increasingly affordable, logistics companies looking for more efficiency stand to benefit significantly.
With the days of massive inventories behind them, many logistics firms are now focused on keeping things as lean as possible.
While many logistics firms have been using warehouse management systems of some kind for years now, the rapid proliferation of smart devices and other types of connected gadgets gives businesses even more options to empower workers and improve efficiency.
With modern WMS options proliferating, warehouse executives must do some research to determine their needs, and the best options available to meet them.
Augmented reality is quickly gaining traction in the warehousing industry, thanks to its versatility and power to improve efficiency.
With wearable technology all the rage for businesses, it may soon be possible for warehouse workers to use it to significantly boost efficiency.
Most companies have used some form of WMS for years, but they will need to carefully plan implementation of next-gen platforms when they want to upgrade.
As WMS investment ramps up industrywide, logistics companies have to look at how their options will work with all their existing technologies.
As WMS technologies continue to evolve and diversify, there are plenty of investment issues for warehouse executives to consider.