Many lessons came out of the pandemic, but perhaps the biggest for retailers is how fast things can change for retail fulfillment centers.
Evolving demand patterns, labor shortages and higher return rates have all had a substantial impact on fulfillment. To meet consumers' new expectations, retail fulfillment operations require solutions that deploy quickly; are fast, easy and simple to change; and enable more rapid and efficient processes.
Read on to learn how retail companies can jump-start their fulfillment operations to accommodate today's trends - and whatever comes next. Highlights include:
- What next-gen fulfillment looks like in the retail industry
- Current and emerging use cases for directed picking and collaborative robots
- How Bodybuilding.com boosted its pick rate by 80% and reduced labor spend by 30%