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Made2Manage Systems 'One Year After': Reenergized and Growing Part One: Event Summary


Made2Manage Systems' decision to go private under wealthy Battery Ventures' wing appears to have been wise. Despite a draconic exodus of former executives and the subsequent one-time restructuring, the vendor has produced tangible benefits for existing customers.

rf receivers  rather than speed, product performance and stability, depth of functionality, and customer needs). To that end, the company''s customer support hotline and other customer service functions were not really affected, nor were the development and maintenance of its current product line. The cuts were reportedly spurred by the new management''s above review of the company''s operations, not by any specific events in the software market. Now, a year after the analyst tour and our meeting with new executives in Read More

Cost-justifying Warehouse Management Technologies in Small and Midsized Warehouses


The warehouse management system (WMS) concept has matured into a collection of time-tested technologies that reduce inventory costs and increase overall inventory management efficiencies. By implementing WMS technology, organizations can achieve a higher return on their software dollars and provide better service to their customers. A WMS can provide organizations with tangible benefits that improve warehouse operations without adding headcount.

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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 for now. Warehouse workers are the real experts on a company's warehouse, its product, and its customer.

rf receivers  most warehouses that use RF devices have more than 99 percent picking accuracy rates. The slight percentage increase in accuracy when converting to VDP will only have a recognizable impact on the bottom line in high-volume distribution centers—not in a warehouse with a mere 300 orders per day. Organizations generating a high volume of orders, though, have gone from 99.2 percent picking accuracy to 99.7 percent after implementing VDP software. This accuracy increase is significant because it reduces the Read More

State of the MES Software Marketplace


Despite predictions that it would be subsumed by enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors encroaching from above and automation vendors encroaching from below, the manufacturing execution systems (MES) market has been growing steadily. This guide from TEC and Flexware Innovation provides state-of-the-market analysis, success stories from your peers, in-depth information on solutions, and a spotlight on leading vendors.

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Analyzing Manhattan Associates’ Supply Chain Platform Play - Part 1


My recent article on Manhattan Associates (NASDAQ: MANH) and RedPrairie Corporation stated that these two vendors continue to duke it out at almost every large-scale selection deal for a warehouse management system (WMS), distribution labor management system (LMS), and/or transportation management system (TMS) solution. But over the last few years they have also pursued

rf receivers  a full WMS with RF scanners, but rather just light functionality for receiving and shipping. The only applications that are not yet fully on the SCPP platform are demand planning and inventory optimization. But the indications that I got at the very recent National Retail Federation (NRF) BIG Retail Show 2011 were that these solutions might also be platform-enabled by the Momentum 2011 conference in late May 2011, and the conference tag will be “Platform Thinking Activated.” We will have to stay Read More

Squeeze Play in the Supply Chain Management Market


Changing business requirements have forced supply chain execution (SCE) vendors to expand via add-on modules. Seeing this upward push from the SCE vendors, enterprise resource planning vendors are now pushing downward and including SCE modules within their solutions.

rf receivers  , Radio Beacon , RF Pathways , and Scancode ) within the SCM space, have also added and developed new functionality to compete with this shift in business model. For example, HighJump has evolved to fit this shift in business strategy and technology. Its initial offering was a best-of-breed WMS. HighJump’s WMS competes with Manhattan and RedPrairie, and all three vendors now offer a full suite of SCE products (see figure 2). Supply Chain Planning Manhattan Associates HighJump RedPrairie Read More

Transition for Manhattan Associates Necessary for Long Term Growth


Based in Atlanta, Georgia, $78 million Manhattan Associates, Inc. develops, markets, and supports supply chain execution systems for distribution center management and Internet fulfillment. 1999 was a difficult year for the vendor, marked by reorganization and management turnover in the midst of rapid corporate expansion. Completing its transition to an Internet enabler will be important for Manhattan's long term future.

rf receivers  systems are supplemented by RF extensions for remote data entry. SLOT-IT is a dynamic slotting system that optimizes the placement of items in a pickline. ASN Enabler is an Internet extension to PkMS for sending advanced ship notifications. Manhattan''s applications have been used to support fulfillment operations by many on-line companies, such as J. Jill Group, Patagonia, and Cornerstone International, but only by integration to other products that create the web storefronts and handle the transaction Read More

Is There a Panacea for Enterprise Software Pricing Yet?


While enterprise applications are becoming a commodity, their pricing schemes have yet to follow suit. Users are put in a costly position where the "fine print" clauses of implementation contracts may inhibit reasonable expectations for software warranties.

rf receivers  of the application''s high price-per-performance ratio. (Forgive us if we are not yet aware of an enterprise application that run on Macintosh , which would allow customer-supplier collaboration, and permit customers to order and track their complex products via iPod -based portals). Part One of the series Is There a Panacea for Enterprise Software Pricing Yet? Joking aside, while enterprise software is apparently reaching commodity status, no one can determine with certainly what a fair price should be Read More

Demand-driven Manufacturing and Warehousing: Challenges and User Recommendations


Among its promising initiatives, IBS offers flexible rescheduling tools that integrate with existing manufacturing resource planning systems. Its warehousing solution also promises better use of space, and automates reception put-away, etc. However, the vendor still must navigate through some rough competitive terrain.

rf receivers  packaging, shipping, radio frequency (RF), storage and product definition, and warehouse administration and monitoring. IBS'' WMS process helps ordered be picked faster and with increased accuracy. Processes are based on product movement frequency, optimized resource activity through precise and accurate instruction handing. Fast return on investment (ROI) with staged implementation possibilities can be achieved. Ultimately, the ideal WMS keeps items in the warehouse are moved quickly and as accurately as Read More

At Last-A Complete (and Successful) RFID Implementation


A radio frequency identification implementation is a major undertaking for any organization—a project with ample risk of failure. This entire series is a step-by-step guide to the process, with this final part including a comprehensive glossary of key terms for better understanding.

rf receivers  : Radio frequency identification. RF : Radio frequency. SA : Spectrum analysis ; refers to a range of values of a quantity or of a set of related quantities. Measurements of radio waves and the frequency emitted. Signal generator : A device that produces RF signals at preset frequencies, strengths, and durations. This will be hooked up to a ¼ wave dipole antenna via a coaxial cable; it will transmit the generated RF field. Smart label : This is a label that contains an RFID tag. It is considered Read More

ROI for RFID: A Case Study Part One: Company Background


Radio frequency identification (RFID) is the latest buzzword in the world of manufacturing and distribution technology. If you believe the press releases, it is a panacea and cure-all for what ails the industry. While RFID may not solve world hunger, you may not want to propose a solution without it. This research note looks at a recent and successful, implementation of RFID, examining the characteristics of the process and common obstacles and speed bumps to avoid.

rf receivers  respond to an interrogating RF signal with simple identifying information, or with more complex signals depending on the size of the integrated circuit. RFID has advantages over bar codes such as the ability to hold more data and to change the stored data as processing occurs. Additional benefits are that RFID does not require line-of-sight to transfer data and is very effective in harsh environments where bar code labels simply won''t work. In a nutshell, RFID can transmit more information with Read More

Selecting and Keeping Warehouse Personnel


Our question is: the traditional hiring methodology does not work so why do we continue to use it with one of our most important processes in the organization? We have to change our mindset and begin by focusing more on what a person needs to do, rather than what they have.

rf receivers  a WMS implementation using RF technology. Successful candidates will thrive in our fast paced, challenging environment and have a proven track record in change management and an entrepreneurial approach to meeting expectations. Strong computer skills required to measure and monitor performance and key indicators using MS Access. Ability to think in quantitative terms is helpful; interpersonal and communications skills required to work with a diverse workforce; supervisory experience; knowledge of RF Read More

HighJump Grows in a Period of Low Growth Through Adaptable, Broad Function Products Part Three: Highjump SCE Solutions


Besides the highly functional WMS, HighJump provides a comprehensive and adaptable suite of other SCE solutions. Thus, the company’s continued expansion, increases in research and development (R&D) investment, and its products’ flexibility, simplicity and highly competitive prices have been flying in the face of current pessimistic sentiment and tight purses in the IT market.

rf receivers  inventory information via imbedded RF technology that enables real-time scanning. Every inventory bin has a location number that can be scanned with a wireless device carried by a worker or attached to a forklift, while device contains the order of tasks the worker is to execute, and the worker scans the tag at each bin to receive confirmation that the location is correct before completing the pick. The fact that HighJump has recently celebrated'' the 75th joint customer with PeopleSoft might indicate Read More

SouthWare Excellence Series: Making Excellence Easier Part Three: Application Analysis


The system supports a completely user-defined set of critical success factors for each business, business unit, or even individual employee.

rf receivers  all orders. Support for RF devices. Suggested picking locations based on age, location preference, or quantity stored. For example, if an order or orders call for 105 items, and there are 100 in ten cartons in one location, the picker will be directed to pick the ten cartons and then retrieve the other five from a bin where there are individual items stored loosely. Separate packing and shipping transactions. Browser-based Handheld Processing SouthWare has created a link to RF scanners that warehouse Read More

Will Adonix Provide A Warmer Home To CIMPRO?


After several years of being neglected within many foster homes, CIMPRO might have finally found its welcoming host in Adonix, until recently an anonymous French ERP provider, which, in turn, should be able to make use of CIMPRO’s process manufacturing expertise.

rf receivers  and Consolidated Shipping, including RF verification and capture of pallet and shipment identifications Pick Planning and Scheduling, including directed picking for single shipments or groups of shipments, based on warehouse location Warehouse Labor Tracking to provide labor efficiency and utilization reporting to management This comes at the heels of Adonix'' recent rollout of a new data collection module intended to help warehouse and shop floor operations by communicating with manufacturing, Read More