Warehouse Management System (WMS) is a software that allows organisations to control and administer warehouse operations, from materials entering the warehouse until the materials are moved out. WMS is important in businesses as it provides visibility into organisations’ inventory at any time and location. Besides, WMS also takes care of picking processes and auditing to
Customers and business regulations are undergoing continuous change from time to time. At the same time, customers demand more transparent requirements and shipping. When it comes to meeting increasing regulations and customer expectations, companies must provide reams of information which can be achieved by handling instructions to workers who transport the cargo of goods over
In the past 15 years, the trucking industry has struggled with truck driver shortages, according to a report by ATA analysis 2019. For example, in 2018, the number of demands for truck drivers was 160,000, 20 percent higher from 2017. It is predicted that the need for truck drivers will increase from time to time
Selecting an automated print and apply system can be a demanding task, especially if it is your first time using automated labelling. One of the key components of print and apply system is the print engine itself. The print engine is the component that performs printing functions and more such as receiving and processing data.
The rise of the internet and smartphones enable shoppers to diligently shop using both online and offline channels to place orders, pay, collect and return purchases. According to a Wirecard report, there is a clear preference for digital shopping channels in combination with physical ones in order to benefit from fast availability online, compare prices,
A brief about EDI logistics To achieve effective and efficient logistics and supply chain practices in each process is almost impossible without the presence of technology today. In most cases, technology plays crucial roles in our everyday end-to-end communication between logistics providers and clients. Thanks to Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) technology, the daunting tasks of
Mobile technology has played a key role in supply-chain management, particularly in the warehouse. Mobile devices are faster and handier in helping the work of supply chain management, such that it can facilitate advanced communication and help businesses operate more effectively. On this matter, Adrian Gonzales, the director of the Logistics Viewpoints blog, commented that
Around one-sixth of all energy used by industry ends up as waste heat, as reported by researchers at Swansea University. Then the heat is emitted into the atmosphere, resulting in a massive amount of carbon footprint in the thin air. Specifically, waste heat is heat produced by a machine or other process that uses energy.
Robert van der Meulen said that customers are influenced by their experience of the supply chain – even in the simplest terms, it is easy to see that a late delivery can disappoint, whereas an expedited delivery can delight. As important as Meulen’s message, the delivery of exceptional customer experience is critical to an organisation’s
Online shopping trend is getting bigger following the trend of urban consumers, as discussed in our previous article. Among 1 billion people in the world, about 60 percent are going to live in an urban environment in 2030, implying that there will be a significant increase in online shopping. And with the increasing volumes of