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Warehouse ManagementHere’s my answer in one simple phrase: Track your stock properly!

This may seem like such an obvious thing to do if you are in the Manufacturing industry but funnily enough, there are still tons of companies out there that are not tracking their inventory correctly or with the proper tools. These companies are then left with either too much or too little inventory. How can this affect their business? Read more

Business Process Improvement_Post-Holiday MissionThe holidays are finally here! What this means for many is the end of a busy year, some free time to spend with family and friends over holiday gatherings and maybe even some beach time!

For others it means the beginning of a new year, with new projects and tasks. It’s the time to analyze, plan and budget for the year ahead so employees will be ready to tackle new challenges and opportunities. To do this, it’s critical to take some time to look at the year that just passed in order to see what improvements and changes can be made going forward. No matter how successful a company may be, there is always room for improvement! Read more

Business Intelligence & Analytics

There comes a point in time when you’ve finally chosen the right ERP management system for your business but the IT provider asks you whether you also want a BI & Analytics solution as an add-on to the system. What should you do?

Many out-of-the-box ERP software suites do have its own analytics & reporting features but they are not as specialized and complete as a separate Business Intelligence add-on solution. What I always suggest to customers is to properly distinguish between the two – what is your ERP system used for and what is your BI solution used for? Read more

Business Pain PointsWhen asked by your IT Service Provider, “What would you like your Management System to do for your business”, you should already have a list of the exact business areas and aspects that need improving. Perhaps you’ll want to be able to send out invoices quicker, complete customer orders faster, ship out deliveries on time, receive purchase orders electronically, eliminate manual data entry for these orders, etc.

Therefore, in order to figure all of this out, you’ll need to make a list of your company’s pain points and problems (these can be issues your company is currently facing and/or issues you may foresee in the future).

Here are some examples of common business pain points: Read more

WMS QualitiesTill this day, our IT experts are still walking into distribution centers or warehouses and witnessing employees using pen and paper to manage and track inventory. Many companies get too used to working a certain way that upgrading to a Warehouse Management System seems daunting and costly. One thing for sure is, a system like that is well worth it and has the power to streamline processes, increase overall efficiency and reduce costs, believe it or not. Read more

SME-Software-PackageIn today’s business world, many Small & Medium Enterprises are equipping their team with the very best in order to fuel growth, easily overcome challenges or changes in the industry, maximize transparency and go head-to-head with their much larger competitors. Sometimes, a small business can have the best, most dedicated, hardworking team but the worst software systems. This team won’t be able to perform to their full potential. They’ll most likely feel frustrated at the roadblocks they face due to their office technology, where errors and miscommunication tend to arise. Your team should be working with the best IT business solutions to maximize efficiency and to build a solid foundation for success and growth. Here’s how to do it Read more

If you have a warehouse and you are considering implementing an updated, mobile Warehouse Management System (WMS) to better manage and track your inventory then this article is for you. Take a look at what a WMS, like WIMS, can do for you:

The BDC recently released an amazing video on the six easy ways to adopt technology in your company. Many small businesses ignore IT completely as they believe software implementations are difficult, long and expensive processes. Nowadays, there are ways to get affordable and easy-to-use IT solutions for businesses of all sizes – even startups.

We must first tackle the issue of finding the right Warehouse Management System (WMS), in order to streamline your business operations. Finding the right software platform, at an affordable price, can positively enhance your distribution network. Many of today’s most successful companies have achieved mobility, efficiency as well as ease-of access. These three aspects are crucial when selecting your WMS.

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