The Commonwealth Supply Chain Advisors Blog

Warehouse Automation: Success Means Different Things to Different People

December 4th, 2019

“The operation was a success, but the patient died.” Don’t let inconsistent definitions of success ruin your warehouse automation project!

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OVER-Train Staff for Warehouse Automation Success

November 27th, 2019

Just when you think people are sick and tired of hearing you repeat the same thing over and over, is about the time when your audience is finally beginning to hear you. This maxim from politics is just as true on warehouse automation projects.

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Warehouse Automation: Don’t Forget Inbound Processes!

November 21st, 2019

What comes out once went in: It can be easy to overlook the importance of inbound process optimization on warehouse automation projects. Don’t make this mistake!

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Warehouse Automation Projects: Don’t cut corners with slotting!

November 12th, 2019

Warehouse slotting is a little like happiness: Everybody wants it, but nobody can agree on what it means or how to get it. Nevertheless, slotting can make or break a warehouse automation project.

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Using Simulation on Warehouse Automation Projects

November 5th, 2019

Mark Twain said, “There are lies, damn lies, and simulations.” (We’ve paraphrased a bit, but who’s counting?). Don’t let your warehouse automation simulation give you a false sense of security.

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