Warehousing

Warehouse Management

Expand storage capacity four times without moving. Increase performance ten times without hiring. Get warehouse services by PFC.

Let’s take the customer experience to the next level. Our teams are ready for a new adventure.

Our warehousing and distribution services are regularly audited and analyzed to ensure that it meets the contemporary business models, and any and all upgrades are made to ensure our services continue to help our clients meet their logistic requirements efficiently. Our logistics team has years of experience in this business and can handle long term and large scale assignments with utter professionalism, and our customer service helps the clients to stay in the loop throughout the process, whenever they require any assistance. Consult with our experts today for your logistics, warehousing, and distribution services requirements, and allow us to make a positive difference in your business.

What is warehousing?

Warehousing is the storing of physical goods before they are sold. Warehouses safely and securely store products in an organized way to track where items are located, when they arrived, how long they have been there, and the quantity on hand.

In ecommerce, products are stored until an order is placed online, at which point the order is shipped directly to the consumer from the facility in which it was stored. In traditional retail, inventory may be temporarily stored in a warehouse before it’s shipped to a brick and mortar store.

Harness the Power of Innovation

PFC warehouse management system—with the strength of its functionality and customer successes—has received a Technology Innovation Leadership Award. The leading industry analyst has also designated it one of the top visionary products on the market! 

Built on our industry-first, patented supply chain technology platform, PFC warehouse management system has been designed to future-proof your business with several major functionality advantages: 

  • Visual cues to accelerate warehouse tasks 
  • Visual-on-Voice technology 
  • Integration with enterprise apps such as ERP and CRM 
  • Bi-directional scalability to any business size and need 
  • Intuitiveness and ease-of-use 
  • Flexible workflows, modifiable by non-technical users to fit the way they work 
  • Secure access from anywhere at any time 
  • Expanded reach into supply chain functionality beyond the warehouse 
  • Extended supply chain visibility beyond the warehouse 

Southern California warehouse space stretched beyond capacity

Moreover, our supply chain management experts would design a logistic process, especially for you to align with your business in an integrated fashion. Our warehousing services, includes a wide range of services that includes inventory control and management, load building, yard management, static and dynamic replenishment, kitting, order processing, vendor performance, cross-docking, supply chain management, logistic integration, barcoding, quality control, labeling, carrier performance, and so on.

Warehousing is an important piece of your supply chain. While it’s not the sexiest of subjects, warehousing and inventory storage affect everything from efficiently managing inventory to getting orders delivered to customers on time.

Though the principles of warehousing have not changed much over the years, warehousing solutions have evolved a lot.

With new technologies, urbanization, and the ever-growing world of online shopping, warehousing has never been a hotter topic — so much so that there has even been a shortage of warehouse space and on-demand warehousing popping up.

1. Warehouse management

Warehouse management is the strategic day-to-day running of operations in a warehouse to promote, improve, and ensure operational excellence. Managing a warehouse means overseeing all staff, training, inventory, equipment, safety and security, relationships with shipping carriers, and other moving pieces.

2. Warehouse operations

Warehousing operations refers to the processes that take place in a warehouse revolving around the movement of goods and tracking inventory. This includes functions such as receiving inventory, then placing each SKU into a separate dedicated storage location (e.g., in a shelf, bin, or on a pallet), and sending product to its next destination.

3. Warehouse management systems

A warehouse management system (WMS) is a type of software that provides the tools necessary to manage warehouse operations and inventory movement to save time and eliminate manual processes. Warehouse management systems help optimize inventory storage and tracking, warehousing operations, workload distribution, and shipping.

Warehousing and your supply chain

Supply chains are being redesigned to fulfill orders faster than ever before, and warehousing logistics plays a direct role in making that coming to fruition. To move product through the supply chain, most inventory is shipped from a manufacturer, often from overseas, to a warehouse.

Some warehouses are used for longer-term storage while others conduct the entire order fulfillment process, turning inventory over very quickly. Unlike warehouses that are strictly storage facilities, a fulfillment warehouse handles warehousing but also continuously picks, packs, and ships orders to customers.

This can be managed in-house by an individual retailer or outsourced to a third-party logistics company that manages fulfillment for many companies.

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