Aberdeen Research - Warehouse Operations sponsored by Infor Global Solutions
Manufacturers and distributors in the industrial equipment and machinery (IE&M) sector are under severe pressure to increase the productivity and performance of their warehouse operations in the face of growing costs, complexity, and customer demands.
The warehouse management challenges in the IE&M sector are particularly acute as component and machinery manufacturers struggle to seize new market opportunities worldwide while sharpening their customer focus, increasing operational efficiencies, and even engaging in new product and service lifecycle management activities.
The immediate problems that are undermining warehouse management performance are:
Ineffective order management
Excessive labour costs
Inefficient asset use