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Can You Hear Me Now: The True Role of Voice-directed Picking in Warehouse Management
Although voice-directed picking may take distributors to higher logistics levels someday, operations managers should try listening to their warehouse personnel

warehouse logistics hands free  flaunt these statistics because warehouse logistics are continually improving. Once software is purchased, operations managers begin to realize just how messed up the warehouse actually is. Then they begin making improvements to its layout and to the training of the warehouse staff. When the vendor comes back and asks, How is the system we sold you doing? the response is, Great! In actuality, the system may very well have been the catalyst to the start of improvements that could have been made

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Supply Chain Management (SCM)

Supply chain management (SCM) solutions include applications for managing supplier, manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer, and customer business processes. Addressing demand management, warehouse management, international trade logistics, transportation execution, and many other issues for a complete solution, this knowledge base will support your evaluation of an SCM suite. 

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Taking Stock of TAKE Supply Chain Solutions - Part 3


Part 1 of this blog series introduced TAKE Supply Chain, a supply chain management (SCM) division of TAKE Solutions, Ltd. The parent TAKE Solutions is a global technology solutions and service provider, which focuses on two principal business areas – life sciences and SCM (the company is listed on the Indian Stock Exchange). My first post described TAKE Supply Chain’s

warehouse logistics hands free  support basic or “lite”  warehouse management system (WMS)  needs (as mentioned in Part 2), such as guided put-away and picking as well as streamlined manufacturing and shipping processes that hide the complexities of the ERP system. Since its very first customer, TAKE Supply Chain has provided nimble and concise transactions that enable Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) and SAP ECC (ERP Central Component) users to conduct receiving, inventory, production, and shipping transactions through radio Read More

Navigating Global Trade Waters


Vastera has gradually migrated to become more of a services company than a mere enterprise software provider. Over the last few years it has grown its global trade know-how, consulting practice, and managed services division.

warehouse logistics hands free  to importers, carriers, brokers, warehouse operators and associations that work in international trade, the PIP program teams private industry with the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA). To be admitted to the program, eligible companies must complete a memorandum of understanding, conduct a thorough self-assessment of their supply-chain security procedures, and meet periodically with CBSA representatives to exchange information and participate in awareness sessions that help detect illegal Read More

Global Trade Regulatory Software: Vendor Obstacles and User Recommendations


The acquisition of Vastera by JPMorgan Chase indicates that finance in GTM is just as important as the physical movement of goods. However, there are still a number of issues that need to be reconciled or at least addressed

warehouse logistics hands free  ERP or order management, warehouse management, transportation, and other pertinent enterprise systems. While the integrated GTM features by ERP providers will have the logical advantage of unified data, the usually trade-off is that the software will provide only the procedural framework. As a result, the user must build in business rules and regulatory content. The complexity and specialization of the GTM space makes it hard for any aspiring vendor to handle all the requirements of automating global Read More

RFID--A New Technology Set to Explode? Part One: RFID Technology


For retailers and the other vertical industries, radio frequency identification (RFID) tags present enormous opportunities to improve supply chain operations, since real-time inventory control, tracking, and alerting capabilities could be very important advantages of RFID. As tagged inventory goes through ports, terminals, freight forwarders, and into a distribution center, the RFID tag should provide near real-time visibility of an item's whereabouts at all times.

warehouse logistics hands free  SCE solution like a warehouse management systems (WMS) or a transportation management system (TMS) application suite. With RFID/WMS/TMS integration, it will be possible to have totally automated logistics tracking processes, enabling products to pass through the DC without manual checking and scanning. For example, when an incoming shipment is physically moved into the four walls of the DC, the facility's antennae should capture information from the embedded RFID tags. These antennae then pass the data Read More

Understanding Reverse Logistics in Field Service Management


This white paper defines reverse logistics as it relates to aftermarket service, describes how it differs from forward logistics, and then discusses the difficulties inherent in selecting and using enterprise software to facilitate reverse logistics and repair processes including warranty repair, original equipment manufacturer (OEM) repair and handling return material authorizations (RMAs) from distributors. Download the paper.

warehouse logistics hands free  Reverse Logistics in Field Service Management This white paper defines reverse logistics as it relates to aftermarket service, describes how it differs from forward logistics, and then discusses the difficulties inherent in selecting and using enterprise software to facilitate reverse logistics and repair processes including warranty repair, original equipment manufacturer (OEM) repair and handling return material authorizations (RMAs) from distributors. Download the paper. Read More

Three Steps to Increasing Profit in the Economic Downturn with Help from a Warehouse Management System


This may be a challenging economic period, but smart companies will use it as an opportunity to examine operational efficiency and best practices to reap benefits once the market improves. Your warehouse management system (WMS), a vital component of the supply chain execution suite, should be a key contributor in the search for cost-saving efficiencies—as well as the integration of your global supply chains. Learn more.

warehouse logistics hands free  with Help from a Warehouse Management System The HighJump TM Warehouse Advantage solution offers advanced warehouse management functionality to manage even the most complex distribution environments. This powerful WMS helps to ensure fast, accurate fulfillment through directed, optimized workflow, utilizing the most advanced wireless and bar code technologies, including RFID. Source: HighJump Software Resources Related to Increasing Profit in the Economic Downturn with Help from a Warehouse Management Read More

Microsoft to Acquire Blue Horseshoe Warehouse and Transportation Management Solutions


Microsoft is acquiring Blue Horseshoe's Warehousing for AX (WAX) and Transportation for AX (TRAX) solutions as part of a collaboration agreement announced yesterday. Both the WAX and TRAX solutions are products within Blue Horseshoe’s Supply Chain Suite for Dynamics AX. The solutions provide embedded industry-specific functionality directly into Microsoft’s Dynamic AX architecture.

warehouse logistics hands free  to Acquire Blue Horseshoe Warehouse and Transportation Management Solutions Microsoft is acquiring Blue Horseshoe's Warehousing for AX (WAX) and Transportation for AX (TRAX) solutions as part of a collaboration agreement announced yesterday. Both the WAX and TRAX solutions are products within Blue Horseshoe’s Supply Chain Suite for Dynamics AX. The solutions provide embedded industry-specific functionality directly into Microsoft’s Dynamic AX architecture. This technology will help Microsoft Read More

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The Data Warehouse RFP


If you don’t have a data warehouse, you’re probably considering drafting a request for proposal (RFP) to screen vendors and ensure that your receive satisfactory information about the features of various hardware and software and their price. Writing an effective RFP that is well structured and includes different metrics will ensure that you receive the information you need and will make you look good.

warehouse logistics hands free  Data Warehouse RFP If you don’t have a data warehouse, you’re probably considering drafting a request for proposal (RFP) to screen vendors and ensure that your receive satisfactory information about the features of various hardware and software and their price. Writing an effective RFP that is well structured and includes different metrics will ensure that you receive the information you need and will make you look good. Read More

SCT and G-Log Form Alliance For Collaborative Logistics in the Process Industries


G-Log, a leader in collaborative logistics, and SCT, a leader in enterprise applications for the process industries, have joined forces to bring together their products and expertise for the process enterprise.

warehouse logistics hands free  and G-Log Form Alliance For Collaborative Logistics in the Process Industries Event Summary SCT (www.sct.com/manufacturing) and G-Log (www.g-log.com), both leaders in their respective fields have announced a partnership that brings together SCT's process industry manufacturing execution, planning, and optimization with G-Log's global logistics platform. The partnership is aimed at process manufacturers and distributors in the food, beverage, chemical, CPG, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and related Read More

Debunking the Top Eight Myths Surrounding Small-business Warehouse Management Systems


The era of manual warehouse operations is drawing to a close—with good reason. No matter how efficient your employees are, managing space and maintaining inventory with ad hoc spreadsheets or legacy systems doesn’t provide the accuracy or visibility into the supply chain that you need to succeed. A best-of-breed warehouse management system (WMS) can support your efforts to reduce costs and boost productivity. Learn how.

warehouse logistics hands free  Eight Myths Surrounding Small-business Warehouse Management Systems The era of manual warehouse operations is drawing to a close—with good reason. No matter how efficient your employees are, managing space and maintaining inventory with ad hoc spreadsheets or legacy systems doesn’t provide the accuracy or visibility into the supply chain that you need to succeed. A best-of-breed warehouse management system (WMS) can support your efforts to reduce costs and boost productivity. Learn how. Read More

Business Case - Metro Canada Logistics


Metro Canada Logistics, a third party provider of warehousing, transporatation, and related logistics services streamlines accounting processes with the help of Microsoft Business Solutions Great Plains.

warehouse logistics hands free  financial system with its warehouse and transportation management systems. As a result, MCL is able to generate a better snapshot of its overall business performance, and ensure it retains its competitive edge. Situation Metro Canada Logistics (MCL) is a third-party provider of warehousing, transportation and related logistics management services in Canada. It manages more than six million square feet of warehouse space in Montreal, Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver. The Laval, Quebec-based company was Read More

Rheinmetall Defence: EMLO-Information-Based Logistics of the Future




warehouse logistics hands free  Defence: EMLO-Information-Based Logistics of the Future Read More