Warehouse mistakes

With warehouse and logistics functions being critical to the success of most businesses, it’s perhaps not a surprise that organizations look to avoid needless warehouse mistakes that can impact the customer, drive cost or reduce efficiency.

So, what are these mistakes, why are they so common? How can effective warehouse functions avoid them? 

In today’s article, we will be looking into some example warehouse mistakes, their impact, and what your business can do to mitigate. 

We’ll be looking at: 

What are warehouse mistakes Common warehouse mistakes Warehouse & business model are misaligned. Manual Inventory Management Poor use of technology Poor data Poorly trained staff Excess inventory Poor quality inventory Not optimizing your layout Managing all stock the same way Failing to manage orphaned transactions Failing to audit inventory Assuming your customer needs won’t change. Poor labeling and signage Disorganized & Messy Warehouse Poor safety Disconnected from other functions How to avoid warehouse mistakes

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