Here is where most logistics-intensive companies are struggling with problems, deviations and claims. Scroll down for the full picture.
Top critical areas
38% of errors in logistics can be related to the picking process. The picking process is where most errors occurs.
The second most errors occur in the transport process. This is a critical area where goods most often are exchanged and change ownership.
Almost one of every sixth error are classified as “reason unknown”. Chances are big that they will happen again, keep costing the business time and money.
Loading is another cititcal process where goods change ownership. About 12% of all errors can be related to goods leaving the warehouse.
What went really into the box and in what condition? Was it the best packing material for the goods? About 8% of all errors are connected with packing.
5. Goods receiving
Sometimes flaws in logistics origins from the goods receiving, approximately 8%. These deviations quickly multiply and can be very harmful to efficiency and quality.
Source: survey by SiB Solutions and PwC/Strategy&
Published: September 9, 2021