REACTING TO DEMAND – HOW CAN THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY HELP YOUR BUSINESS EXPAND TO MEET EXPECTATIONS?
In January 2016 alone, the Office for National Statistics reported that retail sales in the UK had hit £26.6 billion. This included an increase by volume of 5.2% and a 2.3% increase in the amount spent when compared with January 2015.
The numbers are incredible, but they are set to be pushed higher still as online sales – and especially purchases made via mobile devices – continue to drive sales. In fact, the ONS reports that the average weekly spending online in January 2016 hit £863.5 million, an increase of 10.4% in comparison to January 2016.
These impressive figures have led many warehouse managers look into new methods of meeting demand. But what happens as demand fluctuates throughout the year? Are businesses prepared to not only expand key points in the operation but also scale down during quieter periods?
REACTING TO DEMAND – HOW CAN THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY HELP YOUR BUSINESS EXPAND TO MEET EXPECTATIONS? (PDF DOWNLOAD)