Warehouse Automation

Automatic Identification and Its Role in Warehouse Management

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What is Auto-ID or automatic identification? Auto-ID or automatic identification refers to the identification process of the appropriate stock keeping units (SKU) during a supply chain process, using technologies such as RFID, barcodes etc. Automatic identification technologies improve the accuracy of the SKU identification process up to 99.99%. This naturally reduces errors while performing certain […]

Maintaining the Competitive Edge with IT

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ERP, Barcoding, Transport Management Systems (TMS), Track and Trace solutions have been the growth enablers and key differentiators over the past decade. With these technologies now being part of the basic package for even new players, how can businesses maintain their competitive edge? How can the industry maintain the same growth rates it clocked in […]

Warehousing KPIs – What to Measure and What to Improve

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Key performance indicators, more commonly known as KPIs play a key role in helping an organization define and measure its progress towards the defined goals. Once the mission has been analysed and the goals have been defined, KPIs are put in place for measuring the organization’s progress. KPIs are measurements that can be quantified and […]

Warehouse Management Solutions – Choosing between an ERP and a WMS

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When it comes to obtaining warehousing solutions, ERP solution are becoming more popular among organizations due to the various advantages they provide. An ERP is low cost and it provides complete visibility of various key processes. However, there are certain shortcomings of an ERP which need to be overcome if an overall warehousing solution needs […]

Warehouse Automation: Different Options

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What is Warehouse Automation? Automating a warehouse means integrating Business Processes, Warehouse Management System (WMS) Application and Warehouse hardware like conveyors, cranes, storage & retrieval stackers, sorters, labelers etc. This is generally done by employing PLC based programming for integration between Business Applications (like WMS) and Warehouse Hardware. Yogesh PathakYogesh, a technology visionary with 12 […]