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Friday, March 07, 2014
You might have several reasons for needing a new ERP system, but with so many options, how do you make the right choice? If you're wondering whether a generic or an industry-specific solution is the best fit, or how to start the ERP selection process, you're not alone.
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
It's easy to underestimate how much time is spent walking back and forth to fixed printers, computers, scales and other equipment. But it's a costly practice. By eliminating just 6 minutes of walking per hour, thousands of dollars can be saved over the course of a year. Converting a stationary workplace to a mobile powered workstation is the easiest, most economical way to increase productivity and start saving time and money immediately
Monday, February 24, 2014
Leading facility managers and operations professionals are scrutinizing energy use and re-evaluating traditional lighting choices - even HIF - in search of energy savings.
This Guide lays out a step-by-step approach to evaluating alternatives and comparing 'apples to apples' to ensure that you find a solution that best meets your lighting needs.
This complimentary white paper outlines how ASRS equipment aligns process improvement strategies such as lean.
When better accuracy can be combined with sizable improvements in labor productivity and space savings, the case for dynamic storage as an enabler of lean efficiencies is clear cut.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Companies are continually finding new ways to get the right goods to the right customers at the right time, and have developed many metrics to measure their performance in these areas. They strive to break the 98% barrier by improving on-time delivery, complete and accurate fulfillment, damage free shipments, with correct documentation, pricing and invoicing. This complimentary white paper explains how each aspect of perfect order performance can be improved through enhancements to data capture processes and technologies.
In warehouses around the world, the lines between WMS and WCS are blurring more and more each day. As they encroach further upon each other's previously well-defined roles, the question of which one is "right" is becoming very difficult to answer. Increasingly, the real-time needs of automated facilities have demanded more business process logic in the WCS layer, and thus emerges a new breed of offering - warehouse execution software (WES).
Saturday, February 08, 2014
As equipment budgets expand and many fleets are overdue for updates, material handling professionals are seeking solutions for evolving operations while still reducing costs.
Automation is a powerful weapon in the battle against costs, but is now the right time for implementation?
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Selecting an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution can be a high risk / high reward decision.
Organizations must do all they can to ensure the solution they select is going to be successfully implemented and deliver the highest possible ROI. Conversely, they must ensure that the solution is a good fit and is not going to alter the processes that an organization has relied upon in the past.
Wednesday, January 08, 2014
Most companies acknowledge packaging and packaging operations as significant components of their supply chains. Managers see a focus here as a means to maintain customer service levels, which continues to be a high priority.
But the benefit of packaging to the supply chain predictably and literally comes at a cost. Where are shippers incurring the greatest expense?
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Proactive selling can actually increase service revenues by up to 160%. Your company has the power to transform its field service business if your organization can focus on the key business drivers.
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