Ware­house Man­age­ment

Mod­ern method and tech­nol­ogy to bring in rev­o­lu­tion

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Is tech­no­log­i­cally sound ware­hous­ing man­age­ment a costly af­fair and will it be worth­while when sev­eral other fun­da­men­tal is­sues hold back the prospec­tive in­vestors? Ex­perts have di­ver­gent views. „The coun­try is still try­ing to de­fine what a mod­ern ware­house is all about. Yes, we are def­i­nitely mov­ing away from what was es­sen­tially a godown (four walls cov­ered with a roof) to what we can call a proper ware­house,‰ said Rad­hara­manan Pan­icker, CEO, CSC In­dia. Ac­cord­ing to him, a mod­ern ware­house en­vis­ages not just au­to­ma­tion with multi rack and pal­leti­sa­tion in­fra­struc­ture, but also skilled man­power- both man­age­rial as well as op­er­a­tional, backed by IT/tech­no­log­i­cal so­lu­tions such as ERP, GPS, etc. For that to hap­pen, the in­dus­try out­look to­wards out­sourc­ing stor­age func­tions has to be changed. „The buy­ing de­ci­sion can­not be

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