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What’s in store for 2020 and beyond? 6 trends shaping warehouses of the future

27 November 2019

2020 warehouse predictions

In 2010, many warehouses would still have been regarded as a neglected cost centre. Now, moving into 2020, the warehouse is a carefully managed control centre and very often the strategic hub of e-commerce within an ever-extending supply chain.

  • Optimising pick strategies for #Instafashion sales

    04 October 2019

    What is the impact of social media in the warehouse? What needs to happen when a new ‘must have’ item goes viral on Instagram? How can warehouse operations cope and how does a Warehouse Management System (WMS) help ensure the right items get to the right customers as quickly and cheaply as possible?

  • Managing “Brexcess inventory” is ‘easy as pie’ with a WMS

    20 September 2019

    Greggs are stockpiling key ingredients and wine importers are stockpiling ahead of Christmas. If your warehouse is extra full with 'Brexcess Stock' - here are 5 ways a WMS like Indigo's can help.

  • Where are all the women? Warehouse management needs you

    10 September 2019

    Gone are the days when the warehouse was a cost centre managed by an ex-army officer. At that time, warehousing and logistics wasn’t actively regarded as a career choice or profession. It was something you ‘fell into’ whereas now it’s recognised as a strategic business function. The trouble is, that’s not widely understood ...

  • WMS tech means ‘business as usual’ in the warehouse every day

    09 September 2019

    A warehouse can expect to reduce overheads during peak periods by up to 20% after introducing WMS technology. Traditionally, warehouses have coped by increasing labour resources – but this is expensive and impractical given the skills shortages. Find out how a WMS ensures it's business as usual.

  • Are your warehousing costs much higher than they should be?

    16 August 2019

    Learn how Indigo’s Phase Zero delivers on McKinsey’s ‘bottom-up’ best practice to lower warehousing costs