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How to manage 2 types of picking stations for omnichannel operations

POSTED 02/09/2022

How to manage 2 types of picking stations for omnichannel operations

Warehouses, especially in the eCommerce and Retail industries, have had to adapt their modes of operation since the beginning of the pandemic in order to supply the new and rapidly increasing demand. In 2020, online retail sales accounted for 20% of all retail sales in the US, and US eCommerce sales are expected to go above $1 trillion USD for the first time this year.

From keeping more inventory on hand to increasing warehouse automation, the warehouse and distribution industry has taken new form in the past years, and advanced at unprecedented speeds.

eCommerce and retail warehouses have begun to take up more space in the warehousing market, valued at $77.57 billion USD in 2020 and increasing at a CAGR of 10% each year until 2028. However, this growth comes along with bigger challenges, especially when running omnichannel warehouses, where eCommerce and other operations are run, leaving warehouse managers looking for innovative methods and approaches to their daily operations.

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