In an article on, Darren Wildman, Vice-President of UK-based Asset Management at Apex Supply Chain Technologies talks about how there are widening resource gaps in warehousing and distribution.

This interesting article looks at how automation has become a critical priority in ensuring the maximisation of existing staff efficiency.

“One of these key changes is making process automation a critical priority to ensure available staff are operating at peak efficiency. A clear opportunity to make significant improvements is the management of mission-critical devices, including handheld scanners, voice headsets, walkie talkies and tablet computers. These valuable devices represent a significant investment in every supply chain. But this investment is not managed effectively or efficiently – if it is managed at all.”

You can read the full article here: Warehouse staff shortages make logistics and supply chain automation an imperative