The warehouse supply chain is a crucial cog that has enabled the rapid growth of online retailers. Consumers depend on it to receive items ordered from companies like Amazon. Businesses also need it to fulfill orders that keep their organizations growing. As these services have become streamlined, demand has only increased.
This uptick in warehouse efficiency has been largely driven by the proliferation of the internet of things (IoT). The IoT is the link between all network-connected devices. Most companies use it, even if they are unaware. Even connecting a smartphone to a corporate network is primitive IoT in action.
IoT throughout the supply chain: