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Warehouse Management System (WMS) RFI/RFP Template
Warehouse Configuration, Bin Location Setup, Receiving, Inventory Control, Packing and Shipping, Picking, Adaptability, Technology Configuration, Product

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Who Needs Warehousing Management and How Much Thereof?
The warehouse is no longer merely a static storage facility. It now has to use virtually real-time data to closely match supply to demand, eliminate the need to

shipping and receiving  of packing for safe shipping and unitizing one or more items of an order, placing them into an appropriate container, and marking and labeling the container with customer shipping destination data, as well as other information that may be required. Rationing is the allocation of product among many conflicting consumers' orders. When, for example, price is used to allocate product, it is allocated to those willing to pay the most. Other differentiating capabilities within WMS-related functionality include Read More
Extending Quality's Reach to Manage Quality in the Supply Chain
Quality does not start at the receiving dock and end at the shipping dock. The focus on the supply chain demands that the quality department be involved from

shipping and receiving  and end at the shipping dock. The focus on the supply chain demands that the quality department be involved from the beginning to the end of the supply chain. ERP and LIMS providers are providing the tools to extend quality management outside the four walls of the plant, permitting a cradle to grave view of quality. About the Author Olin Thompson is a principal of Process ERP Partners . He has over twenty-five years experience as an executive in the software industry. Thompson has been called the Father Read More
Appointment Scheduling - Achieving the Positive Ripple Effect Part 1
Accurate appointment scheduling can provide great benefit to all in the supply chain through improvements in efficiency, visibility, resource and capacity

shipping and receiving  delays. Inefficient performance of shipping and receiving activities affects more than just the schedules as it negatively impacts many parties in the supply chain, from the purchaser of the product to the end customer. For this reason, the importance of effective appointment scheduling practices cannot be underestimated. Addressing and alleviating problems with scheduling will gain notable efficiency in visibility, resource and capacity utilization, compliance, and product flow. Accurate appointment Read More
Case Study: Rowmark LLC Doubles in Size while Reducing Inventory and Customer Service
A few years ago, the top customer complaint for plastics provider Rowmark was shipping errors. For several reasons, customers weren’t receiving what they

shipping and receiving  plastics provider Rowmark was shipping errors. For several reasons, customers weren’t receiving what they ordered. Problems were traced back to handwritten inventory labels, and manual counting and checking of orders. Learn how the company upgraded the system it already had by adding bar code labels and scanning, as well as other electronic data interchange (EDI) techniques. Read More
Cost Accounting Primer
Whether you’re familiar with the world of accounting or not, understanding the basic concepts and principles of accounting functions can give you an essential

shipping and receiving  manufacturers—from prototype manufacturing, shipping, and full production, through to financial reports. Read More
Amazon’s “Vendor Flex” Supply Chain Innovation
Supply chains are always looking for greater efficiency, and reducing latency is a recurring theme. It was interesting therefore to read a recent Wall Street

shipping and receiving  Amazon fulfillment center before shipping them to their final destination: the customer. The other almost equally interesting perspective to this story is around the “subscriptification” of the purchase of personal consumables. As Amazon expands its capabilities and revenues streams into everything from books to cloud services to industrial supplies, the online purchase of consumables is largely an untapped opportunity, due in part to the relative low cost of many of these consumable and toiletry Read More
Meat and Seafood Traceabilty: A Weighty Issue
If any of your activities include processing, packaging, labeling, storing, selling, and/or shipping meat and/or seafood products, then traceability plays a key

shipping and receiving  labeling, storing, selling, and/or shipping meat and/or seafood products, then traceability plays a key role in your working life. The need for lot tracking backwards and forwards across the supply chain has never been more front-of-mind than today—a convergence of recent events points towards tougher traceability requirements for the food industry in general, and meat and seafood processors in particular. This white paper shares best practices on traceability and recall readiness, specifically around Read More
Sage 500 ERP 2013 and Sage 100 ERP 2013 Are Generally Available
On December 13, 2012, Sage North America announced the availability of Sage 500 ERP 2013 (formerly Sage ERP MAS 500). The product’s new features and

shipping and receiving  workforce: Sage 500 ERP Shipping by SmartLinc , a new Web-based and scalable multicarrier shipping solution Sage Exchange Portal for increased access and flexibility to view payments information on the Web through a tablet or desktop Sage Exchange Vault , a secure, cloud-based vault, storing sensitive cardholder data, reducing fraud exposure, and guaranteeing Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance. On December 17, 2012, Sage North America announced the availability of Sage 100 ERP 2013 (formerly Sage Read More
A Manufacturer’s Guide to Lowering Transportation Costs
Manufacturers already apply transportation management systems (TMSs) to outbound shipping, but they often overlook the money they could save by using a TMS to

shipping and receiving  TMS to control inbound shipping costs as well. Find out how improved inbound transportation practices can help you predict true total delivered costs, get visibility on inbound shipments, enforce routing guides, optimize freight, and minimize accessorial charges. Read More
Sales and Operations Planning Part One: Identifying and Forecasting Demand
An effective sales and operations planning game plan results in fewer stock-outs, shorter delivery lead-times, higher on-time shipping percentages, a manageable

shipping and receiving  and Operations Planning Part One: Identifying and Forecasting Demand Sales and Operations Planning Part One: Identifying and Forecasting Demand Featured Author - Dr. Scott Hamilton - December 11, 2003 Introduction A firm's sales and operations planning (S&OP) process starts with the definition of all demands for the firm's goods and services. It formulates game plans that drive supply chain activities to meet those demands. Hence, an effective S&OP game plan requires consideration of both demands and Read More
Compaq, Dell Announce Eight-Way Intel Servers
Compaq and Dell have announced eight-CPU Intel servers, shipping in late August/early September.

shipping and receiving  Dell Announce Eight-Way Intel Servers Compaq, Dell Announce Eight-Way Intel Servers R.A. Krause - September 3rd, 1999 Event Summary Compaq Computer Corporation (August 17th) and Dell Computer Corporation (August 23rd) announced shipment of their new eight-way (8 CPUs) servers, based on Intel's Profusion chipset. (HP and IBM expected to ship by the end of September.) Early performance figures show an approximate doubling of performance (relative to four-way), and a narrowing of the gap between Unix Read More
Supply Chain Shorts for the Week of March 25, 2013
The companies that managed this week to take our minds off of our broken NCAA brackets and the only slightly less broken Red Sox were Epicor, Logility

shipping and receiving  building up a robust shipping platform, with connections to 250 certified carriers. While its sweet spot is companies in the $100 million to $500 million range, ProcessWeaver talks about serving small-to-medium businesses (SMBs) to larger enterprises, and has additional ambitions in the technological and geographical areas. If Brendan’s solid grasp of the business is any indication, then ProcessWeaver is a shipping platform vendor worth  checking out , particularly if you are an  SAP ,  Oracle,  or Read More
Who Buys Human Capital Management (HCM) software?
Reach more than a million HR and IT professionals who will be receiving the TEC HCM Buyer's Guide.

shipping and receiving  Buys Human Capital Management (HCM) software? Who Buys Human Capital Management (HCM) software? Reach more than a million HR and IT professionals who will be receiving the TEC HCM Buyer's Guide . The upcoming TEC HCM Buyer's Guide will be chock full of valuable information for HCM buyers—and as an HCM vendor, it's a great place to put the spotlight on your solutions. (Apply to be listed here .) Promoted to more than a million TEC members and newsletter subscribers—and sent to thousands of qualified Read More
Inflation’s Demise: The Impact on Business Informa
Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) business models and information systems originated in the 1970s and 1980s, an inflationary period. They addressed business

shipping and receiving  practices. These systems cut shipping costs and minimize in-transit inventory investment by coordinating available shipping capacity with production schedules and procurement requirements, improving management's visibility of current shipping schedules and freight rates, and automatically raising and tracking the necessary paperwork. The value of all these benefits is likely to increase during periods of steady or falling prices. Persistent excess capacity rewards suppliers who can deliver goods faster Read More

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