Entries by Avalon

What Warehouses Should Expect from the 2022 Holiday Peak Season

Peak season always causes supply chain workflows to get hectic and forces businesses to find ways to improve shipping and delivery processes. High inflation rates, increased labor costs, and fewer workers are pointing toward another demanding peak season this year. Studies estimate that 73% of industry professionals believe the 2022 peak season will be as […]

What Happens If Your Manufacturing Plant Compromises on Track-And-Trace?

As supply chains adapt to accommodate more unique stock-keeping-units (SKUs), tracking individual products from production to shipping has become more complex. Studies suggest that 8 in 10 manufacturing facilities struggle to capture and leverage meaningful data within their operations. Moreover, while a vast majority of decision-makers emphasize the importance of end-to-end traceability, 70% of businesses […]

What does Automation on the Production Floor Look Like?

Production floors in manufacturing plants need fast and accurate workflows that efficiently manage assets and deliver products. Automation is beneficial in boosting efficiency with control over work-in-process, traceability for recalls, and quality checks before products leave the production floor. Despite labor shortages, studies show that manufacturers still produce 44% more goods than 30 years ago […]

4 Ways to Achieve Faster Warehouse Processing

Today’s consumer demands require faster, more accurate, 24/7 fulfillment in warehouses and distribution centers. Businesses need trusted performance to identify, measure, track, and inspect items from production through distribution to deliver goods faster. Increasing numbers of businesses agree that implementing automation is the easiest and most efficient way to achieve fast fulfillment. Studies show that […]

Which Scanning Solution Best Fits Your Operations?

The right barcode scanning solution enhances order fulfillment and asset visibility. For almost 50 years, supply chains have been leveraging barcoding solutions because they can help meet emerging consumer demands, such as fast shipping and 100% order accuracy. Studies indicate that 65% of consumers are willing to pay more for faster shipping and 73% claim […]

Understanding Robotics in the Warehouse

Challenges like labor shortages, shifting stock levels, and increasing demands for same-day shipping have pressured warehouses to quickly automate vital tasks in order to remain competitive. Without enterprise-ready automation, warehouses could suffer from inaccurate inventory counts and slow productivity. However, despite hindrances, studies show only 20% of warehouses successfully deploy automated solutions within their planned […]

Think Warehouse Robots are too Expensive? See How They Actually Help Reduce Costs.

The new on-demand economy puts pressure on warehouses to complete orders faster and more efficiently than ever before. Smarter approaches and solutions can help prepare warehouses for faster fulfillment, but these solutions aren’t always attainable due to time and cost constraints. Studies show that despite the on-demand economy, only 20% of warehouses worldwide successfully deploy […]

Why Now is the Best Time to Upgrade Your Warehouse Equipment

The challenges of controlling costs and managing high consumer expectations dominate the minds of today’s warehouse professionals. From demands for same-day shipping to ongoing product shortages, distribution centers are navigating a myriad of fulfillment obstacles. It’s no surprise that over 80% of warehouses plan to accelerate modernization plans to keep pace with these increasing demands […]

Why Choose Device Simplicity or Versatility When You Can Have Both?

As supply chains strive to meet increasing customer demands, mobility solutions continue to set the foundation for superior modernization. From push-to-talk communication to safe data sharing, handheld devices now play a major role in virtually every industry. Studies show that the global enterprise mobility market was valued at $19.65 billion before the pandemic, and is […]

Top 3 Reasons to Move to Android 11

Businesses can no longer overlook cybersecurity. Regardless of company size, virtually every business can be a target for today’s cybercriminals. As automation continues to dominate warehouses and distribution centers, businesses can no longer afford to compromise on data security when integrating intelligent mobile devices. Studies indicate that nearly 71.1 million people are victims of cybercrimes […]