The Lean Philosophy movement developed by Toyota years ago, inspired many companies to find ways to eliminate Muda — a Japanese word meaning futility or waste — from their manufacturing and supply chain processes. Identifying seven types of wastes, the most egregious of which is […]
With consumers expecting a seamless shopping experience whether they buy products in-store, online, or with a mobile phone, it’s no surprise that retailers and brand manufacturers are using a unified commerce platform to enable a seamless front-end shopping experience for their customers.
A unified commerce platform […]
Given the dynamic pace of e-commerce today, fulfillment operations often have to respond to changing order demand on the fly. In order to satisfy the diversity of delivery requirements streaming into a fulfillment center from online customers, e-commerce and omnichannel retailers need […]
Many retailers are considering investments in automated fulfillment systems today because of the strategic benefits and competitive edge automation can bring — especially to retailers facing omnichannel distribution challenges. But when it comes to actually investing in automation, some retailers shy away from the level […]
Intralogistics Science Meets The Art Of Procrastination
At Invata, we’re of two minds when it comes to the art and science of intralogistcs.
On the front end of our omnichannel process, we devote enormous resources to making sure critical decisions get made […]