The 5 Benefits of Automated Lockers

AB&R

As the name suggests, an automated locker is just that – a locker system that can be automated to control reusable assets. Automated locker systems are customizable for virtually any industry and are powered with cloud-based software that provides real-time traceability to help you identify, track, and manage your most important assets. Plus, automated lockers will prevent you from making these 7 deadly sins of asset management that should be avoided at all costs.

Top Warehouse and T&L Zebra Scanners

AB&R

For Transportation & Logistics and Warehouse & Distribution. These units are among the top Zebra scanners used in Transportation & Logistics and Warehouse & Distribution. Warehouses – this drop spec was refined with you in mind. The post Top Warehouse and T&L Zebra Scanners appeared first on AB&R. Top Zebra Scanner Comparison.

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What is Field Inventory? Tracking and Managing Inventory Outside the Warehouse

DSI

Companies with operations in the field have the unique challenge of managing inventory that is held and used in places outside of the warehouse. This inventory often includes high-value assets, materials and tools, so tracking it is crucial to running an efficient, profitable organization. Managing similar operations in the field with resources that have casual interactions with inventory requires a more tailored approach.

Are Ghost Assets Haunting Your Inventory Control?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Define and Manage The Levers! Imagine an asset that, instead of contributing to a business’s success, costs it money without producing return, makes it harder to get an accurate picture of performance and otherwise hinders its success. These assets are called ghost assets, and they’re surprisingly common. How do these assets come to haunt a business, and what can be done about them? What Are Ghost Assets? What Causes Ghost Assets? Subscribe Here!

RFID Asset Tracking and RTLS: How to Elevate Your Supply Chain

AB&R

RFID asset tracking and RTLS (real-time location systems) go beyond personal convenience into intelligent solutions that can significantly increase asset visibility both inside and outside the four walls. Once installed, RFID asset tracking and RTLS operate with little to no human intervention. When combined with RFID tags and cloud-based software , RTLS gives you the opportunity to monitor your inventory, assets, and equipment at all times.

Barcode Labeling Makes You Better

AB&R

When it comes to automating your inventory and asset data, barcode technology remains the place to begin. If you are not labeling items with barcodes to identify, track, and manage, this would be your first tactical play. Remember when you had a couple extra helping hands onsite or the spare time to input information, track inventory, or manage assets manually? Doing more with less is today’s standard. Worldwide, people have settled into new routines.

QAD Cloud ERP 2019 and Other Solution Innovation Highlights

QAD

In terms of Action Centers, we added the Operations Action Center to improve Production Order visibility as well as the Maintenance Management Action Center to provide in-depth visibility of a company’s assets. Related to the Maintenance Management Action Center, QAD Enterprise Asset Management has been enhanced for the handling of maintenance requests, orders and closes and includes new project visualization capabilities.

Becoming Leaner, Greener, and More Accurate with Barcodes

AB&R

They’re packed with technologies that make them easy to use and take the guesswork out of scanning at extended ranges, making them a great tool in warehouses and transportation & logistics environments. Asset Management Blog Inventory Management Transportation & Logistics Uncategorized automation barcodes honeywellIt’s the digital age. Take a look at your systems and processes. Are they developing as your business grows?

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Don't Neglect Maintenance Inventory Levels in MRO Space

RFgen

Day-to-day warehouse operations require accurate, up-to-date inventory levels. Some of the most significant issues that business leaders experience with spare parts inventory include: MRO Inventory Management Asset ManagementMaintenance requirements aren't always predictable, meaning keeping adequate inventory levels is a must to minimize interruptions in uptime. Optimizing those inventory levels using automation can help maximize uptime with less stock.

Supply Chain Management:BIRT Reporting Redefined!!

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Management Consulting. Application Management. Infrastructure Management. Talent Management. BigDataEdge – Insights Management. SmartGridEdge – Smart Grid Management. TalentEdge – Talent Management. TradeEdge – Demand Chain Management. Wealth Management. Supply Chain Management. The Infosys global supply chain management blog enables leaner supply chains through process and IT related interventions.

Warehouse Life Hacks: Promoting Teamwork & Improving Operations

Cerasis

4 Hacks to Improve Your Warehouse Operations. Working in the warehouse can be a harsh and demanding job. At times, many warehouse operations may seem to be painstaking and extraordinarily difficult. Reinforcing leadership, promoting teamwork and implementing sophisticated, robust and amiable business practices can drive improvement in many warehouse operations, here is how: 1) Reinforce Leadership. Excellent leaders are a proven commodity and an asset.

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Radio Silence on Supply Chain Security

BluJay Solutions

This is quite surprising, as RFID technology is of course already utilized widely by shippers and by some logistics services providers (LSPs) and freight forwarders for warehousing management as well as track-and-trace –for a few it’s integral to modern warehouse management , transport management and freight forwarding systems.

Supply Chain Management:Flying Robots in a Warehouse?

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Management Consulting. Application Management. Infrastructure Management. Talent Management. BigDataEdge – Insights Management. SmartGridEdge – Smart Grid Management. TalentEdge – Talent Management. TradeEdge – Demand Chain Management. Wealth Management. Supply Chain Management. The Infosys global supply chain management blog enables leaner supply chains through process and IT related interventions.

Typical Challenges in a Repair & Return Process - Part 2 ( Analysis)

Infosys Supply Chain Management

1) Avoid over stocking of high value parts by enabling tracking : This has been a very common problem plaguing operations & inventory management. We all know that trying to keep optimum stock levels is the ultimate aim of an Inventory Manager. If the technicians working on removing the faulty part fails to return or ship it back to the main warehouse the part will remain in the mini-warehouse forever. Enterprise Asset Management: IT Asset Management Generic SCM

Planning for EAM Application Consolidation Program

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Early millennium saw a burst in various IT applications addressing the needs of Enterprise Asset Management. Over the period it became a strategic application for asset intensive sectors like utilities, oil and gas, transportation etc. Change Management: With consolidation, the process may get harmonized across various sites. Planning for change management is very crucial so that there are no expectations mismatch when the consolidated environment goes live.

How Barcode Scanning Can Revolutionize Your Inventory Management

DELMIA Quintiq

Effectively running and maintaining a successful warehouse in the modern supply chain is increasingly challenging. Implementing something as simple as barcode scanning can completely transform your inventory management system. inventory optimization and management. Coupled with inventory management software, the codes become an extremely effective tool. Maintaining clear and accurate records in any inventory or asset management is vital to the success of the system.

Typical Challenges in a Repair & Return Process - Part 1

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Very recently I was a member of a project team implementing an Asset/Inventory Management system for a well-known pipeline maintenance company in North America. In the course of the implementation I had the opportunity to interact with the business leads managing both operations and inventory functions in the organization. The organization had a Work Management System in place which was used to schedule and execute their day to day maintenance work orders.

The Massive Opportunity Waiting for Oil and Gas in Asset Disposition

Requis

In this article: Why oil and gas operators should be selling more of their idle assets. We’ve already talked about the opportunity for the Global 2000 enterprises to generate free cash by selling unused assets. Total asset sales from this period were about $118 billion.

The Changing Landscape of Real Estate in the Logistics Industry

Logistics Bureau

Omnichannel distribution networks require a completely different approach to warehousing, and as a result, the landscape of industrial real estate selection and operation is changing dramatically… In this article, we look at some of the changes taking place and what they mean for decision-makers when exploring requirements for the new world of industry and commerce. Retailers, therefore, are under pressure to increase warehouse volumes, while also facing high real-estate costs.

Benefits of Inventory Serial Number Tracking

EMERGE App

Regular readers will know that we’re big fans of using barcodes and handheld readers for inventory management. But did you know that you can also enjoy all the benefits and advantages of managing your internal stock with barcodes? Finally, we’ll see how you can implement serial number inventory management in your business using an order, purchase, and inventory management app such as EMERGE App. Finally, serial numbers are popularly used in asset tracking.

Is a Lack of Integration Holding the Supply Chain Back?

BluJay Solutions

Asset Management. Stay up to date on multimodal transportation software tools such as Freight Forwarding (Software) , Logistics (Software) , Supply Chain (software) , Transport Management (Software) , Warehousing Management (Software) , Compliance (Software) and Visibility (Software). .

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Achieving the Impossible Dream: Perfect Order Performance

Material Handling and Logistics

Tracking asset management data helps manufacturers keep up with preventative maintenance, preventing downtime and production interruption. Streamlined, automated warehousing processes result in more accurate orders and fewer returns, reducing the cost of processing returns or re-shipping what you didn’t get right the first time. Marisa Brown is senior principal research lead, supply chain management with APQC (American Productivity & Quality Center).

The Importance of a Connected Supply Chain

TPSynergy

The modern connected supply chain is made primarily of 6 components: Planning and execution integrated across the supply chain, visibility across the logistics network, purchasing analytics with recommendations, connected warehousing, and spare parts management. Sourcing mainly includes: a supply chain visibility system, received goods inspection, and a supplier quality management system. The Importance of a Connected Supply Chain.

Smart Supply Chain – What is it and why do you need it?

TPSynergy

The modern connected supply chain is made primarily of 6 components: Planning and execution integrated across the supply chain, visibility across the logistics network, purchasing analytics with recommendations, connected warehousing, and spare parts management. Sourcing mainly includes: a supply chain visibility system, received goods inspection, and a supplier quality management system. The Importance of a Connected Supply Chain.

The need to know

EFT

France considers moratorium on new e-commerce warehouses, says minister. Insurers favour warehouse investments over offices as pandemic hastens real estate shifts. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists.

Supply Chain Management:Increase in Operational Efficiency.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Management Consulting. Application Management. Infrastructure Management. Talent Management. BigDataEdge – Insights Management. SmartGridEdge – Smart Grid Management. TalentEdge – Talent Management. TradeEdge – Demand Chain Management. Wealth Management. Supply Chain Management. The Infosys global supply chain management blog enables leaner supply chains through process and IT related interventions.

Beyond Asset Tracking: RFID For An Accelerated Supply Chain

The Logistics of Logistics

Today’s supply chain and logistics management executives are tasked with managing multiple supply chain configurations, maximizing flexibility and incorporating complex technology systems into the mix. Shining a light in the world of visibility, asset management and inventory tracking, is that of radio frequency identification (RFID). Happy clients, supply chain execs and business managers. Uncategorized asset tracking pos rfid shrinkage supply chain walmart

Supply Chain Digitization: Starting the Journey

Requis

Outside observers are surprised to learn that some multi-billion dollar supply chains are still managed with manual processes, spreadsheets and even paper records. Still others have invested in expensive enterprise resource planning systems, only to abandon them because they just don’t map to the natural workflows of procurement, asset management, and disposition. But as we head into 2020, the pressure is increasing for supply chain managers to integrate new technologies.

Supply Chain Digitization: Starting the Journey

Requis

Outside observers are surprised to learn that some multi-billion dollar supply chains are still managed with manual processes, spreadsheets and even paper records. Still others have invested in expensive enterprise resource planning systems, only to abandon them because they just don’t map to the natural workflows of procurement, asset management, and disposition. But as we head into 2020, the pressure is increasing for supply chain managers to integrate new technologies.

Metrics that Matter: Inventory Effectiveness

QAD

Managing an Inventory Investment. Managing inventory effectively is a delicate balancing act, affected by lead times, supply chain efficiency , demand variability, product complexity, product life cycles, warehouse space and practices, among other variables. For example, rising obsolete inventory may point to problems in managing new product introductions and the retirement of old products. Use consignment inventory or vendor managed inventory for critical items.

Supply Chain Management:Why not WMS App? - Infosys Blogs

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Management Consulting. Application Management. Infrastructure Management. Talent Management. BigDataEdge – Insights Management. SmartGridEdge – Smart Grid Management. TalentEdge – Talent Management. TradeEdge – Demand Chain Management. Wealth Management. Supply Chain Management. The Infosys global supply chain management blog enables leaner supply chains through process and IT related interventions.

Supply Chain Management:Spicing up your supply chain recipe.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Management Consulting. Application Management. Infrastructure Management. Talent Management. BigDataEdge – Insights Management. SmartGridEdge – Smart Grid Management. TalentEdge – Talent Management. TradeEdge – Demand Chain Management. Wealth Management. Supply Chain Management. The Infosys global supply chain management blog enables leaner supply chains through process and IT related interventions.

Logistics Metrics You Didn’t Know You Should Be Watching

Supply Chain Collaborator

Yard management is a crucial piece of any successful logistics management practice with significant implications for efficient supply chain planning. Without timely data from yard operations, management cannot fully ascertain the performance impacts and operational efficiency they may be missing. Troublesome delays can occur while assets are on the yard at DCs, warehouses or manufacturing facilities. . __. Asset management/inventory controls.

The Industrial Side of the Internet of Things

Enterra Insights

Inventory management. IIoT ecosystems can use sensors to track inventory through the supply chain, enable intelligent warehouses, and monitor the condition of products —everything from temperature to humidity to energy consumption — along the way. Logistics management. The CIO Review staff also notes, “Companies can integrate logistics data with warehouse data to make efficient logistics management.” Asset management.

3 Initiatives Driving Sustainable Transportation and Logistics Management

Supply Chain Nation

However, the companies that change their foundational supply chain execution practices to enable efficient and effective transportation routes and asset management, not only operate optimally and profitably but also dramatically lower their waste, reduce hazardous emissions, and promote their overall environmental sustainability. Other dimensions include 3D load building, dynamic order splitting, and integrated dock scheduling with the warehouse.