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L'optimisation de la configuration d'entrepôts : Les étapes de base

L’optimisation de la configuration d’entrepôts : Les étapes de base

L'objectif de la conception d'entrepôt est d'optimiser vos fonctions d'entreposage, d'atteindre l'efficacité maximale et de maximiser l'utilisation de l'espace. Un entrepôt est généralement divisé en zones pour supporter vos processus quotidiens. Ces zones comprennent: le stockage de réserve, la pige avancée, le transbordement, l'expédition, la réception, les lignes de montage / manipulation spéciale et la zone de qualité...

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Retail logistics growth challenges

Retail logistics growth challenges

More and more Quebec retailers are facing a rapid growth in sales in the last two years. A sizable part of this growth comes from E-Commerce sales, but it does seem that our retailers also do a very good job with their store operations. With this rapid growth comes logistical challenges that may affect your service levels and...

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Design d'entrepôts E-Commerce : meilleures pratiques

Design d’entrepôts E-Commerce : meilleures pratiques

Nous lisions, il y a de cela quelques semaines, que la course au développement de centres de distribution efficaces, adaptés et dédiés au E-commerce était officiellement lancée. Il y a de multiples meilleures pratiques reliés aux défis de la logistique du commerce en ligne, voici neuf bonne pratiques qui ressortent du lot : 1- Niveler votre volume de commandes...

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Warehouse automation, are you the perfect candidate?

Warehouse automation, are you the perfect candidate?

Warehouse automation projects truly are worth considering when productivity increase and payback are critical to you on both short and long term. But such conceptual changes are not always easy to implement and require very detailed planning and analysis in order to ensure that your investment will quickly generate the expected benefits. Conscious of the magnitude of such...

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8 E-Commerce Logistics Trends

8 E-Commerce Logistics Trends

Over the years GCL has been involved in helping corporation to build E-Commerce business cases as well has helping them to grow tacking into consideration the important role of Logistics. Here are some important trends that we see forging the future of E-Commerce: Focus on inventory visibility and accuracy to support the best online shopping experience and also...

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Building a Proactive Supply Chain

Building a Proactive Supply Chain

Supply Chain industry has evolved in the last few decades with the aid of several technological enhancements and innovative strategies. Traditional flow of goods is now accompanied more and more by flow of data and information. There is however a greater need for supply chain management systems to become more proactive by better utilizing available data and information....

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Pharmaceutical industry : challenges and opportunities

Pharmaceutical industry : challenges and opportunities

For the past 20 years, GCL Canada has developed an expertise helping pharmaceutical companies overcome logistic challenges and implement processes and systems that have ensured growth for the years to come. As we all know, the Canadian pharmaceutical industry is tightly controlled by Health Canada, making its quality analysis and quality control groups all the more important. Below...

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Warehouse Order Picking: a few basic steps

Warehouse Order Picking: a few basic steps

To improve productivity, businesses concentrate their efforts on optimizing picking process.It's a smart move on their behalf. Would you like to know why? A costly activity. Being one of the last operations on the supply chain, the product cost is, indeed, at this stage, very high; A hard to manage activity. New managing techniques including just-on-time, production cycles and market...

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Storage – Applicable Technologies

Storage – Applicable Technologies

One of the major problems that all people in the logistics field constantly encounter is how to determine and recommend an appropriate storage technology system that will best serve their clients. In a world where warehousing trends are constantly changing, the recommendation of a system becomes even more challenging when taking into consideration the numerous factors that must...

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13 Winning Solutions to reduce inventory even further

13 Winning Solutions to reduce inventory even further

Many managers of inventory, when attempting reduction, frequently turn to the tried-and-true techniques. These practices may include a periodic review of inventory, instituting cycle counting procedures, and shifting inventory ownership back to the suppliers. These, and similar practices are an excellent starting point. However, others with more experience tend to " raise the bar " and become more...

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