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Effective Warehouse
Management in Challenging Times

Today warehouse management faces more challenges than ever before: 

  • Labor costs are skyrocketing amid a shortage of qualified and motivated workers
  • Customers demand immediate fulfillment and shipment of orders
  • Supply chain issues result in unpredictable delivery of replenishment shipments 

It is important to develop a comprehensive a plan that will lead to success in this challenging environment.

In this report, read about: 

  • Developing effective policies and procedures
  • Training and motivating warehouse employees
  • Utilizing technology to improve productivity including 
    • RFID scanning 
    • Drones 
    • Automated picking and put away 
    • Guided vehicles
    • Carousels
    • Voice picking systems 
  • Efficient space planning 
  • Warehouse Management Software
  • Labor Management Software 

Get this report to dive deep into distributors’ most pressing warehouse challenges and to learn how to create a roadmap for future long-term success. 


Jon Schreibfeder, Effective Inventory Management Inc.

Jon Schreibfeder,
Effective Inventory Management Inc.

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About the author:

Jon Schreibfeder

Jon Schreibfeder is president of Effective Inventory Management, Inc., a firm dedicated to helping manufacturers, distributors, service centers and large retailers get the most out of their investment in stock inventory. Over the past 40 years, Jon has helped over two thousand firms improve their productivity and profitability through better inventory management. He is the author of numerous articles and a series of books on effective inventory management including the recently published Achieving Effective Inventory Management – Sixth Edition and the National Association of Wholesale Distributor’s Guess Right - Best Practices in Demand Forecasting for Distributors. A featured speaker at seminars and conventions throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Pacific Rim, Jon has been awarded the title “Subject Matter Expert” in inventory management by the American Productivity and Quality Center and is an advisor to Purdue University’s Innovative Distribution Program.