Symptoms of a Really Full Warehouse Multiple Warehouses Do you face any of the following symptoms in your DC? Your warehouse is completely full and you are presently storing some of your active products in an outside rental warehouse. The slow moving items occupy the main warehouse. After some months, in-bound trailers bringing FAST moving products are diverted to an … [Read more...] about How to Solve Common Warehousing Problems
Using 3D modeling technology, Karma Logistics has introduced a tool for iPad users to help warehouse managers: Perform cubic analysis of the warehouse Visualize velocity by SKU Increase warehouse storage efficiency Increase warehouse labor efficiency Improve slotting of product to reduce unnecessary replenishment cycles Cubic Analysis of the … [Read more...] about 3D Modeling of the Warehouse on the iPad
Managing Costs in an Economic Downturn In a business climate where everyone is trying to save money it is often difficult to come up with new strategies for cost saving and efficiency. However, it is often the simplest methods that work the best and managing effectively what you already have in place is perhaps one of the best places to start. Looking at your stock and … [Read more...] about What is the Cost of Carrying Inventory to Your Business?
Cycle Count Inventory Warehouse Physical Inventory Audit First check with your auditor to see if they will accept cycle counting inventory. Then, sort your inventory into three classes: A- Expensive (or critical) inventory B- Less Expensive (less critical) inventory C- Inexpensive (non-critical) inventory Count your A items on an … [Read more...] about How to Avoid Costly Year End Physical Inventory
Aldata shows off its voice technology that let's warehouse workers operate devices hands free. Aldata Voice Enabled Warehousing at ProMat 2011 Aldata runs on existing RF hardware. All you have to do is add Aldata software. Voice picking, cycle-counting, replenshment can be implemented with the following benefits: - Increase productivity by 10-35% - … [Read more...] about Video: Aldata’s voice-enabled warehouse at ProMat 2011