Footwear distribution: Efficient handling of push and pull flows
In footwear distribution, flexible and cost-effective solutions are vital to maximise competitive strength. More and more footwear is sold through other distribution channels rather than traditional shoe stores. As a footwear distributor it is important to respond quickly to rapidly changing fashions, consumer demand patterns and seasonal trends. How to handle a fast growing product range, which is increasingly being sourced from the Far East? How to manage both ‘push’ (stock replenishment) and ‘pull’ (ship to order) flows efficiently?
We can help you to optimise your footwear warehouse logistics. This includes the handling of pairboxes as well as full cartons. We have long standing experience in designing and building material handling systems for footwear. Often applied are batch picking and sortation systems. Some examples are New Gate Group (NG2), Euro Shoe, Brantano and Gabor.