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A warehousing and distribution management system is an essential component of logistics when it comes to supply chain management and customer service. These systems are designed to keep track of inventory in real-time, allowing companies to know what items are in stock and available for ordering, where the items are physically located and where they […]

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Manufacturers and distributors are pretty much a match made in heaven. In a nutshell, manufacturers make the goods and distributors get those goods to retailers, who can then put them in the hands of the consumer. Both manufacturing and distribution are an essential part of the supply chain and one really can’t succeed without the […]

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When it comes to logistics and the supply chain, the terms distribution center and fulfillment center are often used interchangeably. Both involve storing goods, then receiving orders, picking, packing and shipping those items. There are a few key differences; however, that businesses should consider when deciding how to best meet business and customer needs. What […]

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The distribution center is a facility where goods are stored, handled and shipped to resellers or end users. A thoughtfully planned distribution center is critical to the success of a company’s supply chain strategy and, thus, its bottom line. They’re one of the most essential pieces of optimizing order fulfillment. The timely delivery of goods […]

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