Enterprise-Level Workforce Scheduling and Labor Management Optimization in the Customer-Connected Era

Today’s staff scheduling and dynamic multi-function planning, coupled with task productivity, are important in today’s retail store and within the warehouse environment. Task dispatch, priority, and integration within the day and across the week are crucial to matching customer needs and demands in addition to customer traffic patterns across retail/warehouse.  Integrated Labor Management and Workforce…

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Omni-Channel Commerce – Event-Driven Labor and Workforce Management

Today’s supply chain is more event and customer driven than ever before.  New pressures have resulted in more real-time, event driven processes and omni-channel fulfillment within the warehouse, the store, and the extended supply chain. This blog will define the latest trends and advancements in event-driven real-time labor management to compare and discuss engineered standards…

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The Inventory Balancing Act: What’s Tipping the Scales?

Inventory optimization has always focused on two intersecting balancing acts—balancing supply and demand, and balancing inventory costs with customer service levels. But today there are two key disruptors upsetting this delicate balance—omni-channel fulfillment and volatility. These issues stand out in the recently released JDA Vision 2015 Supply Chain Market Study. The study is based on…

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