Vision Study Series

Making Modern Warehousing a Reality: Perfect Order Profitability

This installment of Zebra’s Warehousing Vision Study Series explores trategies, processes, and tools that warehouse leaders are adopting to ensure every order is not only accurate and timely but also maximizes profit margins in an era of rising operational costs and customer expectations.

Perfect Order Profitability


Efficiency and profitability are critical for success in the warehousing industry. To achieve the perfect order, it's important to optimize space utilization, boost team performance, and use technology to improve operational flow. Maintaining accurate inventory and using data to drive decision-making is also equally important. 

To maintain a competitive edge, warehouse leaders and their teams need to remain agile and ready to adapt to changing customer expectations and industry benchmarks. 

This report delves into what's causing warehouse professionals to reshape their operations and what they are doing to improve efficiency and profitability.


  1. E-commerce growth has intensified competition, requiring supply chains to optimize for speed, accuracy and cost-effectiveness.
  2. Warehouse decision markers cite that warehouse challenges, including returns management, inventory management and fullfillment processing time have escalated since 2022. 
  3. By 2028, manufacturing industry leaders report the most significant changes to their existing warehouse footprint.


Content Type

Vision Study Report

Read Time

10 minutes

  • Order Fullfillment
  • Real-Time Inventory Tracking
  • Error Proofing Operations                                  



of warehouse decision makers cite an increase in shipping volume.



of warehouse decision makers plan to rearchitect space in warehouse facilities by 2028.

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