Six Holiday Season Challenges for Warehouses and How to Deal With Them

The holiday season has serious profit potential, but let’s face it—it can be hugely stressful. Here are six challenges for warehouses and how to overcome them.

Jonny Parker
November 15, 2023

With the holiday season simultaneously presenting the promise of soaring profits and the daunting task of meeting rising demand, it’s a double-edged sword for businesses.

Warehouse operations will likely be put to the ultimate test in the face of overwhelming demand: consumers are expected to spend $221.8 billion online for the 2023 holidays—a 4.8% year-over-year increase. 

Businesses will have to maintain optimal seasonal inventory levels, tackle workforce pressures, and deal with high customer expectations around timely order fulfillment—all while ensuring a safe environment to avoid injuries.