The past was a simpler time for distribution operations. Technology was relatively straightforward. The supply chain wasn’t “always on.” There was no such thing as omni-channel distribution.
However, today the supply chain is a lot more sophisticated — by necessity. Technological advancements and improvements have ushered in a new era. These days, software is leveraged to not only manage and improve material handling equipment, processes and systems but also to address ever-changing shifts in customer demand.