Three Trends Reshaping Material Handling

Wynright in the News

Clint Lasher provides details on omni-channel, automation and Big Data trends, and what supply chain and materials handling executives need to think about to capitalize on them toward the goals of smoother operations and happier customers.

By: Clint Lasher, Wynright

May 15,  2014

The iconic Converse and Hurley brands share two distribution centers in Ontario, Calif., accounting for a combined footprint of one-million square feet. Yet across the several miles that separate them, the facilities have automated and synchronized their entire wholesale, retail and eCommerce supply chains so they are scalable, functional, flexible and quick.               
Converse has paved the way for more efficient material handling processes. It has cut two days off the retail order-processing timeline and lowered its cost per unit by 20 percent—all while processing as few or as many orders as needed per day.

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