Tag: distribution

How many distribution centers workers does it take to fulfill 200,000 ecommerce orders per day?

If it's China's second largest ecommerce company, JD.com, and its new fulfillment center, the answer would be four.

6 tips for employee theft prevention in your distribution centre

With maybe hundreds of thousands of saleable products and materials in storage, distribution centres are tempting targets for theft by internal and external perpetrators. Effective prevention means guarding against theft by both external and internal perpetrators. However it’s the threat from within your warehouse walls which probably needs the most attention. It’s a sad fact ...

Business growth is the new enemy of sustainability

Business leaders should have seen this coming. Business support for various aspects of sustainability – such as CO2 reduction, improved water management, and reduced deforestation – have been essential to the significant progress that has been made in these areas, says environmental group the World Resources Institute. But, the WRI says, the very nature of ...