Accurately tracking and maintaining inventory has long been one of the major challenges for warehouses and distribution centers. And as eCommerce has increased in importance, so has warehousing. That adds up to a lot of new inventory management challenges for warehouse staff.
The size and scope of these challenges has sometimes made the industry slow to change. The change, however, is unmistakably here and happening in front of our eyes. Innovators in the industry have developed robust new tools to tackle inventory issues, and warehouse and logistics staff now have unprecedented power and control over inventory management systems. These seven trends are all results of the inventory management revolution, and they’re all happening now.