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Month: August 2016

Warehouse Management Software: The 52 Best Tools and Systems to Improve Warehouse Efficiency, Reduce Overhead and Boost Profits

Describing a warehouse manager’s job as busy is an understatement. Warehouse managers must be able to manage, control, and track inventory, shipments, and operations as efficiently as possible. And, when that manager is in charge of multiple warehouses, the workload and stress increases tenfold. That’s why warehouse management software and tools are a must-have for …

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You Can’t Have Big Data Without Clean Data

Big Data is the holy grail of analytics today. With it, organizations can gain predictive analytics and user behavior analytics, and discover patterns, trends, and associations that were once impossible to gather. Big Data leads to better decision making, which leads to improved operational efficiency, reduced risk, and bottom-line cost savings. But Big Data can …

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Warehouse Racking Tips and Tactics: 50 Expert Warehouse Racking Ideas, Strategies and Systems to Maximize Productivity

Warehouse racking is one of the foundational infrastructure components that facilitate seamless operation. Racks enable warehouses to maximize their use of space and organize products efficiently while allowing easy access for streamlined picking. But racks are just one piece of the puzzle. Overall efficiency also depends on several other factors, such as the layout of …

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Tightening Budgets and Bolstering Security: Healthcare Asset Management Goals

Industries and organizations across the country are continually feeling the effects of shrinking budgets, strict regulations, and increased pressure to better manage resources. The healthcare industry is no exception. Such was the case recently when it was discovered that nearly $6 million in state-owned hospital equipment was missing from Louisiana State University (LSU) hospitals, and …

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Top 3 Reasons Why Equipment Fails

The utility industry, like many modern industries, relies heavily on the use of equipment to facilitate service delivery to customers. But in the utility sector, equipment failure can be catastrophic, causing widespread outages that hinder customers (businesses and homeowners alike) from going about their day-to-day activities. Yet, the utility industry struggles with outdated equipment and …

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Warehouse Floor Labels Buying Guide: Materials, Benefits, and Choosing the Right Floor Labels

Warehouse signage and label solutions encompass a variety of tools that improve navigation, streamline picking and stocking, and enable better optimization of layouts, slotting, and processes by facilitating automatic data collection. While warehouse rack labels and dock signs may be the more obvious label solutions that contribute to these outcomes, warehouse floor labels are an often-overlooked …

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Data: A Key Ingredient in Supply Chain Optimization

Navigating change is a crucial competency for warehouses today, with technology advancements and consumer demand making it necessary to keep the pace or lose the race. Increasingly important in this equation is the use of Big Data to drive decision-making. However, as Deloitte explains, using Big Data to optimize the supply chain “requires selecting the …

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Best Practices in Utility Asset Management: Maximizing the Lifetime Value of Your Assets

Utility companies frequently struggle with balancing the need to invest in modern equipment and infrastructure with demands to minimize costs for customers. One of the most effective ways to avoid substantial rate hikes is to maximize the lifetime value of every existing asset (as well as new assets as investments are made). To get the …

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Are Automated Data Collection Systems Cost-Effective? How to Justify Your Investment

Automated data collection systems are often a substantial investment, particularly for enterprises first implementing company-wide initiatives involving thousands of assets. Automated data collection champions within organizations are often eager to prove ROI in order to justify both the effort and the cost. Fortunately, justifying investments in automated data collection is feasible, and often within reasonable …

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