Bryan Jensen Quoted in Logistics Management Magazine
St. Onge Company's Bryan Jensen spoke with Logistics Management Magazine about the importance of cycle times in order fulfillment.
“We’re developing systems to batch orders in waves by order priority for those customers who will pay for speed,” Jensen says. “We might also put more money into high-speed sortation systems or goods-to-person picking solutions to cover peak periods than in the past.”
More importantly, companies are looking beyond the cost of labor. “Leading retailers and e-tailers are no longer just looking at how many people they can remove from the process to justify a system,” Jensen says. “Instead, they’re putting more value on the ability to respond to peak demand in a very short window of time.”
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