Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) have developed far beyond tracking stock in and out and physically keying data records. WMS now has cutting-edge rules, real-time continuous integration into associated business applications, and straightforward interfaces for computerized equipment and mobile technology.
It has been shown that more than 60% of the total direct labor associated with warehousing is found in order fulfillment. Because of this, the best ways to save money in your warehouse are found within the picking area. When the pick area is optimized fully, there can be considerable savings in time, money, and […]
Pharmaceutical theft has decreased dramatically over the past few years. In 2009, the average for each burglary was $4 million and since has dropped to $120 thousand. This is a 30x reduction in only four years’ time and the number of incidents has also been cut in half.
According to a survey conducted by The Boston Consulting Group, consumers choose the price of delivery as more important than how fast their purchase is delivered while online shopping.
Even if a company is doing what it considers okay or good enough operating the same as it always has, there will be a time, likely soon, that continuing to do the same old thing in the current economic climate will no longer be adequate. Supply chain managers and owners are under constant pressure to […]
Oracle released the results from the report, “Global Insights on Succeeding in the Customer Experience Era”, which surveyed 1,342 senior-level executives from 18 countries in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America. The findings were somewhat surprising and found a significant difference between business perceptions and the actual impact of a positive customer experience.
Some may not know that Bill McDermott, co-CEO of SAP, is a recurrent co-host of the CNBC Europe show, Squawk Box. In the latest episode of this flagship show, McDermott discussed the international business outlook, the potential of using real-time data analytics, and more. Watch the interview in the video below. Watch the video at […]
Intermec conducted a survey showing that transport and logistics companies can save nearly $460,000 per year with 2 fairly simple processes just by using process re-engineering and implementing mobile technology throughout workflows. A substantial number of companies are most likely losing out on these savings.
It doesn’t matter if you are a small company or big box, whether your third party logistics (3PL) is a tiny niche or a huge worldwide provider, everyone wants to know ways to get more out of their 3PL for their company. Everyone wants to save money, and in the same breath, want to get […]
One of the most disregarded part of a company’s logistics is its production logistics. Many companies tend to only look at its inbound area, but by ignoring this part of the company, it can damage the whole line. Production logistics is how the correct quantity and quality of products are sent out at the correct […]