WMS Distribution Center Competitive Workforce (Infographic)

Posted by Gerry Poe


Distribution centers, having a heavy and poignant role in customer on-time delivery and satisfaction, need the best systems and software to process materials' high throughput requirements.

Communications problems between people, technology systems (software and hardware) affecting vendors, manufacturers, buyers, and customers center around a lack of synchronization. When materials for a product mix; ranging from finished goods to raw components, lot expiry and conformance, can be tied to demand and supply chain leveling.  



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Tags: WMS, Warehouse Software, Warehouse Management, Supply Chain Management

APICS San Fernando Valley PDM: Unlocking the Hidden Potential with Supply Chain Mobility

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Gartner Predicts by 2017, Half of Employers will Require Employees to Supply Their Own Device for Work Purposes - ‘Enterprises Offering Only Corporate-Liable Programs Will Soon Be the Exception’



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Tags: APICS, Supply Chain Management, BYOD, Event, IoT

Manufacturing Requirements Demand and Supply Pegging [Video]

Posted by Gerry Poe


video manufacturuing requirements planning mrpManufacturing Demand and Supply Pegging Using Material Requirements Planning (MRP)

Businesses need to know how frequently to purcure and produce, when to order, and from whom. MRP, a component of ERP, is your on-board Material PHd.

MRP system looks at all included demand criterion, calculates supplies needed by when and from whom. This "psychic ability" comes from the system's connections associated to anything material and outsourced operations (sub-contractors). Then MRP creates "pegging" to support the supplies sourced from all demands included.



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Tags: Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing, SYSPRO, MRP

Five Benefits of Warehouse Slotting Optimization

Posted by Gerry Poe


warehouse management systemsWarehouse Slotting provides strategy and optimization of material pick-bin locations based on the main business drivers. Seasonality, sales trends, industry flex, and satisfying your customer's adapting to change.

For Example:
  • Why do you see inventory items in a store on the end-caps or strategic locations on shelves?

  • Why does it cost suppliers more discount-allowances to the store for those items to be located on an end-cap instead of the middle of the shopping aisle?

    They are visible, easily picked up, and are more likely the buyer will purchase them.

You can give your customers what they want, faster and more efficiently.



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Tags: ERP, Supply Chain Management, Warehouse Management, WMS Slotting

Food and Beverage Enterprise Supply Chain Continuity

Posted by Gerry Poe


Supply Chain Disruptions have become priority since the recent history of major disasters.
Eruptions from the Eyjafjallajokull volcano in Iceland brought air travel to a grinding halt. Business people were stranded, UPS and FedEx posted notices to customers about delays in shipments to Europe, and everything from flowers and vegetables to clothes and car parts are putting a serious hitch in the reliability of global supply chains.



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Tags: Business Automation, Business Continuity, Food & Beverage, Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management Lean Operations

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supply chain management lean operationsSupply Chain Management (SCM) and lean operations detail how companies strive for success using the best practices and principled values.



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Tags: Supply Chain Management, Lean Operations, SCM, Best ERP Software

ERP and Supply Chain Management Produce Rapid Business Improvements

Posted by Gerry Poe


supply chain erpERP and Supply Chain Management Produce Rapid Business Improvements.
Supply chain management is a mature concept which Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) increases accuracies. (Wikipedia: Supply chain management (SCM) is the management of a network of interconnected businesses involved in the ultimate provision of product and service packages required by end customers (Harland, 1996)). ERP has greatly increased the performance of the supply chain.



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The Best ERP Software for Wholesale Distribution

Posted by Gerry Poe


When it comes to wholesale distribution systems, supply chain management, cost management, warehouse management, SYSPRO ERP is king.   



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Tags: ERP, Inventory, wholesale distribution, SYSPRO, Supply Chain Management

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