Pick-by-Line Eases Distribution Demands for Today’s Grocery Retailers
Agility in distribution has become more important than ever as retailers strive to succeed in today’s multi-modal, highly volatile supply chain environment. Consumers have become more demanding, expecting improved product freshness, quality and availability through a variety of channels.
At the same time, retailers are looking for ways to accommodate consumer requirements while reducing distribution overheads. The increased use of central and regional distribution centers and regional consolidation centers along with improved supplier capabilities opens the door for alternative methodologies such as pick-by-line.