Vanilla Should Be Your Favourite WMS Flavour

The majority of medium to large Warehouse Management systems (WMS) have been around for quite some time now in a variety of guises. There may have been multiple upgrades including major platform revisions, but the logic that drives specific processes is likely to have been based on that from the original design. In this article we will be exploring a number of key areas: Where it all goes wrong Understanding the need for change There are modification and Modifications! During...

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The Warehouse System as a tool

We’ve all heard of the expression about “the tail wagging the dog” and have been repeatedly told that, when investing in new IT systems such as warehouse management systems or in warehouse automation, the system should serve the business, and not the other way around! The question we should be asking though is - Is that really the right approach or is there another more balanced way of thinking that can offer new opportunities and insights? At The Logistics Business...

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