Warehouse Consulting

Helping Manhattan Associates Clients Maximize Warehouse Productivity and Throughput

Even with today's extended supply chains, omnichannel fulfillment, and 3rd-party logistics partnerships, your distribution operation continues to act as the nerve center for meeting customer demands. Optimizing your DC is more complicated than ever, given customer expectations for fast turnaround times and 100 percent fulfillment rates. The good news is that having the right tools, technology, and processes at your disposal will help you streamline distribution and improve performance.

4SiGHT can help optimize your distribution strategies and processes and align them with your Manhattan Associates solutions to elevate your DC to peak performance as you balance your fulfillment constraints and opportunities. We can leverage our years of experience in distribution/fulfillment operations to step in at any point of your Manhattan Associates implementation to lead your optimization initiatives or augment your team. Our experts can help you with the following:

  • Perform distribution operations assessments before implementing the Manhattan WMS.
  • Fully leverage your Manhattan application’s deep functionality and features tailored to your business needs.
  • Defining the warehouse structure: This involves setting up the warehouse hierarchy, including zones, locations, and storage types.
  • Evaluate and recommend warehouse automation solutions and other supply chain technologies that integrate with your Manhattan application(s) to further drive operational excellence.
  • Evaluate workforce optimization opportunities leveraging the Manhattan Associates labor application and develop engineered labor
  • standards and incentive-based pay systems.
  • Support best practice slotting planning, including developing item and location profiling data analysis.
  • Develop an effective training strategy, schedule, and training material to support your implementation.
  • Accurately defining item master data: This involves determining the items stored in the warehouse, including item numbers, descriptions, dimensions, and weights.
  • Correctly configuring & optimizing warehouse rules and parameters: This involves setting up rules and parameters for inventory management, including inventory policies, order cycle times, and inventory replenishment triggers.
  • Correctly configuring workflows and processes: This involves setting up workflows and processes for receiving, putaway, picking, packing, replenishment, and shipping.
  • Identify data cleansing initiatives before launch – SKU profiles, Location profiles, Warehouse layout configuration, Rules configuration, etc.
  • Configuring reporting and analytics: This involves setting up reports and analytics to monitor warehouse performance and identify areas for improvement.
  • Identify, provide feedback, and work with associates to fine-tune post-implementation processes.

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Technology Consulting
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Successfully evaluating what supply chain technology is the best fit for your business can be a challenge that requires the right people and skills. Dedicated staff members on your operations and IT teams are crucial to meeting your supply chain technology project goals. However, many businesses lack the resources with the time or skill sets needed to execute an effective supply chain technology project and look to augment or outsource these roles.

4SiGHT offers consulting services for implementing supply chain technology, including automation, robotics, material handling equipment, and supply chain software. Our services span the complete project lifecycle from requirements definition through launch and go-live support. If you’re preparing to evaluate how your company can benefit from some of today’s leading supply chain technology but don’t have qualified internal resources available to support the initiative, 4SiGHT can help.

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Transportation Consulting
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Optimizing your transportation operations has never been more challenging or crucial. Constantly meeting changing customer demands and market dynamics while minimizing costs and maintaining flexibility requires a comprehensive and well-conceived approach.

4SiGHT experts bring decades of experience assessing transportation operations, recommending targeted improvement opportunities, and successfully deploying TMS and other solutions. Whether you're a multi-modal global shipper or a regional company with a small, dedicated fleet, 4SiGHT brings the skills, experience, and best-practice knowledge essential to optimizing transportation.

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