The importance of the customer experience cannot be overstated in modern retailers and businesses. The experience hinges on having the right inventory on hand, receiving inventory on time, sending out orders quickly, and minimizing costs wherever possible. For any company distributing their own product, the use of a warehouse management system (WMS) is key to […]
What Is a Warehouse Management System Configuration Tool & Why Is It a Must-Have When Working With WMOS?
A warehouse management system (WMS) configuration utility enables the migration of existing configuration across the various components of your supply chain ecosystem. Existing configuration in one warehouse may be applied to new or planned warehouses or distribution centers. It reduces the amount of manual data entry necessary to achieve optimum warehouse efficiency and simplifies configuration management. […]
As 2017 comes to a close, all of us look back on the year that was in reflection. Today is day two of what will be an annual year-end series highlighting the top blog posts in each of our 4 main categories: Supply Chain, Warehouse Management, Omnichannel, and Inventory Management. We will feature over the next 3 business days […]
Optimizing Your WMS: Are Your Warehouse Management System & Supply Chain Technology Ready for Peak Operation?
Software and supply chain technologies have become integral components of successful warehousing practices. Through a warehouse management system (WMS), a company can gain real-time insight into product location, movement, and inventory. However, optimizing your WMS to drive costs down and enhance product flow is not a small task. To ensure your supply chain technology and WMS are […]
Modernizing Fulfillment Centers: Why Fulfillment & Distribution Centers Must Correspond With E-Commerce & Supply Chain Technology
Last year, online shoppers spent more time purchasing items through online retailers than any other channel, and the 2016 holiday shopping season broke most online and mobile records. According to Champaign Williams of BisNow, the spike in online shopping leads to a 10.7% increase in the leasing of industrial space, including warehousing space. On average, e-commerce sales […]
Why Warehouse Management System (WMS) System Test Automation Saves Time When Upgrading Your WMS – Part 2
Upgrading your warehouse management system (WMS) can present an increased risk to your business, but the upgraded functionality is key to continued competitive advantage and longevity in an omnichannel-driven supply chain. Warehouse managers facing the challenge of upgrading their WMS components or other systems can use system test automation to reap cost savings and avoid […]
Why Warehouse Management System (WMS) System Test Automation Saves Time When Upgrading Your WMS – Part 1
Validating an upgrade of your warehouse management system (WMS) can be a complex undertaking. Part 1 of this two-part blog will focus on defining system test automation and why warehouses need it. Part 2 will focus on how its enterprise-level benefits enhance upgrades. Upgrading your warehouse management system is a common practice in an omnichannel-driven […]
Integrating your warehouse management system (WMS) with your enterprise resource planning (ERP) system lies at the cornerstone of effective warehouse and distribution center management. From an inventory perspective, an ERP is typically the system of record, and it obtains its information from your WMS. However, these systems may get out of sync due to data […]
In the omni-channel supply chain, where order accuracy and on-time delivery are paramount, the difference between getting the right product to consumers at the right time and getting a similar product to consumers at the right time could be disastrous. This difference can have catastrophic consequences for the success of your business, including lost revenue […]
Steps to Select a Warehouse Management System In this white paper, which Veridian will email to you once you fill out the form on the right, Veridian will teach you the 4 steps to aid you in confidently selecting the best warehouse management system based on your needs: Define System, Budget, and Timeline Requirements Perform […]