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Featured blog entry from SmartTurn Inventory and Warehouse Management Best Practices Series
Posted 02-10-2009 at 01:21 PM by Kevin Collins
Best Practices for RF Mobile in 3PL and Warehousing Operations
If your role in the supply chain is to have stock immediately available to meet your customers' needs, then it is time to take a closer look at best practices for RF (radio frequency wireless).
As a distributor or 3PL, know that RF technology advances are now at the forefront of internal operational improvements in wholesale distribution. RF is a mature technology and has been implemented in thousands of facilities. There is little question, therefore, that the modern warehouse is wireless, incorporating paperless receiving, putaway, picking, shipping and inventory counting. (According to Pembroke Consulting, well over 2/3rds of industrial distributors already use wireless local area networks).
In this chapter of our Best Practices series, we're going to look at how to use RF in your operation to respond to the not uncommon scenario in which your customers demand...