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Appointment Scheduling: The Moment of Truth
As you streamline your supply chain, don’t forget about the shipping or receiving department. Often, a company aligns its supply and demand but doesn’t provide

shipping and receiving  inventory prioritization rules for shipping and receiving—and the right product is delayed from its final end-point. Learn how appointment scheduling can help—meet with your supplier, customer, and carrier to plan an efficient and effective flow of goods.

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Warehouse Management System (WMS) RFI/RFP Template

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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 the beginning to the end of the supply chain.

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

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 hold excess inventory, and increase the flow of goods throughout the supply chain.

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

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 utilization, and product flow.

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 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.

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

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 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.

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

Responding to Warehouse Management Needs


The area of warehouse management systems and supply chain execution might be the best examples of Adonix' commitment to provide small and large businesses with the building blocks for supply chain management.

shipping and receiving  Shipping Adonix TSS, Adonix' shipping and manifesting solution was announced in 2004 and made available as two packaged configurations. Based on ConnectShip 's multi-carrier shipping and manifesting technology, Adonix then enhanced the SPS system with a wide array of additional features, as well as a pre-defined two-way interface with the Adonix X3 ERP system. Called Adonix Advanced Shipping , the offering has two pre-packaged price levels associated with two or four carrier configurations, or additional 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 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 the management of product types unique to the meat and seafood industry such as catch-weights and by-products, and information on how technology can help you meet these unique requirements.

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

Retalix


Within the store, Retalix provides a tightly integrated suite of products that include point of sale (POS), fuel, back-office, vendor receiving, loyalty program, self-service checkout, wireless hand-held solutions, and Web-based reporting functionality. At the headquarters, Retalix provides host functionality for grocery retailers to manage and gain insight into price and item management, with the ability to develop and deliver targeted customer promotions. In the Warehouse, Retalix provides a feature-rich inbound and outbound solution with voice-picking capabilities.  

shipping and receiving  Within the store, Retalix provides a tightly integrated suite of products that include point of sale (POS), fuel, back-office, vendor receiving, loyalty program, self-service checkout, wireless hand-held solutions, and Web-based reporting functionality. At the headquarters, Retalix provides host functionality for grocery retailers to manage and gain insight into price and item management, with the ability to develop and deliver targeted customer promotions. In the Warehouse, Retalix provides a Read More

Usability as an ERP Selection Criteria


Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is often criticized for being complex and difficult to use—which puts up a barrier to receiving potential benefits. Systems with integrated search functionality and Web-like interfaces can make ERP solutions easier to use. Learn how to evaluate ERP software for its usability, so you can avoid investing in platforms that aren’t evolved toward usable and efficient interfaces.

shipping and receiving  as an ERP Selection Criteria Usability as an ERP Selection Criteria If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. IFS is one of the world’s leading providers of component-based business software developed using open standards. IFS’ industry-focused solutions are optimized for ERP , enterprise asset management, and MRO. Source : IFS Resources Related to Usability as an ERP Selection Criteria : Enterprise Resource Planning Read More

Case Study: Kenneth David Apparel Clothing Company Increases Visibility


When the first Kenneth David Apparel store opened in 1992, the company could manage operations with an accounting solution alone. But as new stores opened, the company needed software to scale with growth—not only on the retail side, but design and manufacture too. Its new solution has e-commerce and point-of-sale features, and allows the company more insight for more effective management. Read more about the benefits.

shipping and receiving  Service , Web Store Shipping , Web Store Software , Web Store Solution , Web Store Tutorial , World Wide Web Store , Amazing Web Store , Association Web Store , Best Web Store , Building a Web Store , Cancel Amazing Web Stores , Company Web Store , Cool Web Stores , Custom Web Store , Deals Only Web Store , Discount Web Store , Easy Web Store , Free Web Store . “Everest has paid for itself. We saved over $350,000 last year. It does what it’s supposed to do.” Robert Chusid, Owner, Kenneth David Read More

Analyzing Manhattan Associates’ Supply Chain Platform Play - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series analyzed Manhattan Associates’ innovative Supply Chain Process Platform (SCPP)-based applications, such as Supply Chain Intelligence (SCI) and Total Cost to Serve (TCS). The Manhattan SCOPE suite’s modules were also discussed as well as the company’s recent evolution from a mere supply chain execution (SCE) provider. The article concluded that

shipping and receiving  store by sourcing and shipping from another store. The solution considers all stores’ plans, current inventory levels, staffing, and transportation situations when making sourcing decisions. Drop-shipping , or the ability of retailers to direct orders to their vendors for direct shipment to customers (see TEC ’s previous article entitled  “Drop-Shipping: Internet Retailers’ Little Helper” ), is another concrete application enhanced by DOM. To that end, the system has to consider vendors’ Read More

Epicor Insights 2013


Epicor held its Insights 2013 conference in Nashville last week, attended by 2,900+ customers, 500+ employees,  300+ partners, and 100+ exhibitors, and with more than 700 sessions. Clearly Epicor has a lot to talk about. TEC's Aleksey Osintsev and I covered the event and, in numerous one-on-one meetings with Epicor managers, executives, partners, and third-party consultants, received an up-close

shipping and receiving  management, advanced material management, shipping and receiving, and warehouse management. For more sophisticated capabilities of forecasting, Epicor offers partnerships with  Smart Software , or  ForecastPRO . For additional inventory management capability or for sales and operations planning (S&OP), Epicor partners with RockySoft . Other supply chain Epicor partners include Agile Networks  for shipping;  Insite Software  for B2B commerce, shipping and manifesting;   Intermec  for data Read More

Warehouse Management System (WMS) RFI/RFP Template


Warehouse Configuration, Bin Location Setup, Receiving, Inventory Control, Packing and Shipping, Picking, Adaptability, Technology Configuration, Product Technology

shipping and receiving  Inventory Control Packing and Shipping Picking Adaptability Technology Configuration Product Technology This functional and technical requirement set template covers industry-standard functional criteria of Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) that can help you easily gather and prioritize your business needs in a simple and categorized excel document. More than a RFP template, it is a working document that serves as a knowledge base reference throughout the life-span of your Warehouse Management Systems Read More

Kewill Systems


Kewill delivers innovative software for business-critical global supply chain requirements through three product suites: logistics, to support freight forwarding, transport, warehousing, and customs compliance; transportation and shipping, to enable parcel, less than truckload (LTL), truckload (TL), and desktop shipping and export trade compliance; and business-to-business integration, to drive B2B e-commerce, order management, and supply chain integration.

shipping and receiving  truckload (TL), and desktop shipping and export trade compliance; and business-to-business integration, to drive B2B e-commerce, order management, and supply chain integration. Read More