Boost the Capacity of the Warehouse Workforce by Assigning Tasks Automatically

Veenendaal, the Netherlands — February 28th, 2013 — In many growing companies where warehousing plays an important role, managers in the supply chain, logistics, or the warehouse arrive at a decision point: Should warehouse workers still be able to decide in “pull” fashion which task they perform next, or is it better to have a warehouse management system automatically tell them in “push” mode which put-away, picking, shipping, or other job needs to be done? In recent years, with supply chain planning and execution becoming more complex, many companies opt for the “push” strategy.