Necessity is definitely the mother of invention in distribution and fulfillment operations. With the onset of the pandemic in 2020, distribution centers experienced significant operational disruptions and an unexpected spike in e-commerce orders.
Simultaneously, health concerns brought heightened scrutiny to operational safety and the imperative to protect employee well-being and confidence. As a result, distribution center managers across the retail spectrum have implemented new protocols, practices and processes to enhance workplace safety and adapt to higher order volumes. Learn how retail and supply chain leaders have quickly adapted by creating operational strategies that can improve their abilities to survive — and thrive — in this uncertain and demanding market.
Learn more by viewing the On the Move publication mentioned in this podcast at https://sps.honeywell.com/us/en/support/automation/resources/publications/operational-resiliency.
What is On The Move Podcast Series?
The On The Move Podcast is a production of Honeywell Intelligrated, a material handling automation and software engineering company. The material handling industry has undergone significant changes over the last few years. Throughout this time, we’ve leveraged our On The Move platform to address and discuss numerous technologies and trends that have emerged from this evolution. From digital transformation and labor shortages to the increased adoption of automation and robotics to the rise of dark stores and micro-fulfillment centers, we have covered a wide range of topics to help you stay informed and hopefully outpace your competition.