Industry News:

Ship backlogs at San Pedro ports should not hurt flow of holiday goods, NRF supply chain chief says
 -- Posted: 10/29/2014
Gold says normal replenishment, early spring shipments affected most.

Has a British retailer solved the omnichannel puzzle?
 -- Posted: 10/29/2014
Instead of shipping cases or pallets to stores, John Lewis moved to a replenishment model of "buy one, replace one."

Vitamin Shoppe gets in shape for omnichannel
 -- Posted: 10/29/2014
The fast-growing retailer revamped fulfillment and got firm control of its inventory to develop near seamless service for its health-conscious customers.

What to think about when you think about omnichannel
 -- Posted: 10/29/2014
Looking to join the omnichannel revolution? Here are some things you need to consider.


Receiving
The WMS process begins with receiving the product in the door and capturing the initial inventory information. Receiving may include returns, advance ship notice, receiving unexpected shipments, QC hold items, Cross Dock items, building to pallet or unloading a shuttle from sister warehouse. Warehouse Link prompts the worker to capture all the information required for each item and confirm quantity received. A “license plate” is given and the product is ready for putaway. The information remains attached to the product throughout the entire warehouse process.