There are a lot of reasons for fulfillment automation, and it ultimately comes down to increasing operational efficiency. It’s not always just about speed. As you are considering the ROI (Return On Investment) for your next warehouse improvement project, here are a few of the reasons to consider fulfillment automation.
Dimensional (DIM) weight, also known as volumetric weight is a pricing technique for commercial freight transport. This method uses an estimated weight that is calculated from the length, width, and height of a package. The air freight industry initially created DIM weight measurement.
Internet of Things (IOT) technology is transforming ways in which automation systems are installed, maintained — and the way customers can tap-in to maximize their value. Whether you are evaluating more automation for your fulfillment operation or DC, or have already made a recent investment – be sure to understand and leverage the value to help reduce costs, increase throughput, and better understand your business.