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Friday, 06 February 2015 04:41

Empowering The Next Generation Warehouse

Written by  Lowry Solutions/Motorola
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The challenge: imp roving efficiency and accuracy in the warehouse

Every minute, raw materials and finished goods move in, out and through the warehouse. Whether you are shipping finished goods to retailers, orders to customers or moving raw materials to replenish a production line, you know that the effectiveness of your warehouse impacts every aspect of your supply chain, business health and profitability.

Things need to keep moving in this crucial business center. Anything less than peak efficiency can result in inventory problems, production bottlenecks, delays in order fulfillment, real or false stock-outs and more.

But if you still depend on paper processes, your workers are spending time reconciling incoming and outgoing shipments on paper forms, printing out picking orders and manually entering data into the business systems — inserting time, cost and the opportunity for errors into your everyday warehouse processes. And if you’ve automated your warehouse with bar code scanning but have scanners that can only capture 1D bar codes, the onslaught of 2D bar codes that are beginning to appear in the supply chain will have to be handled as exceptions — again slowing down throughput and adding to the cost of doing business.

 

For more: http://www.lowrycomputer.com/sites/lowrycomputer.com/files/empower_next_gen_warehouse_ab_0.pdf

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