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How Much Cash is Locked in Your Warehouse?

Manufacturing, distribution and retail businesses know that their inventory is a key asset on their books. Figuring out how to make that inventory as profitable as possible is key to growing the business. But so many of these businesses rely on outdated tools to manage their inventory, and that’s hurting their profits. So what’s the […]

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The Two Sides of Inventory Management

If you're in a business that manages inventory, you know there are numerous daily tasks that must be handled to keep things operating smoothly. Often, the first tasks that inventory managers think about relate to items on hand -- location, physical counts, and so on. In reality, this only the first half of inventory management. […]

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9 Keys for Choosing a Warehouse Management System

If it’s time for you to start evaluating new warehouse management systems, knowing exactly what you’re looking for (or what you really need) and what your business’s key drivers are is crucial to choosing the right system for you and your company. You’re looking for a software that will help your company grow, will adapt […]

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Features to Seek Out in a Mobile WMS Solution

In the current landscape, logistics managers are under considerable pressure. Not only must you ensure that your team can keep pace with customer demands, but efficiency and accuracy are key. One of the best ways to equip your warehouse staff and support these requirements is with a robust warehouse data collection solution. Microsoft Dynamics Business Central is an […]

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How Warehouses Squeeze More Horsepower from Dynamics NAV

Microsoft Dynamics NAV is a powerful enterprise resource planning (ERP) platform that’s become a mainstay for many industries, especially warehousing. This robust software solution comes with several built-in features to support streamlined and efficient warehouse management. But in order to make the most of this software and improve daily operations within the warehouse, there are certain […]

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4 Reasons Why an End-of-Life Operating System is Not the End of the World

In many business settings, when an operating system (OS) nears or reaches the manufacturer’s end of support, there’s no question about whether to upgrade. Among other things, an unsupported desktop, laptop or mobile OS could present financial and security risks for its users, not to mention new features companies would miss out on by not […]

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Top warehouse inefficiencies to address in 2018

Warehouse operations represent a critical part of the U.S. supply chain, particularly as more consumers seek out e-commerce and online retailing options. According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of American warehouses has risen by about 15 percent since 2010. As the distribution industry continues to grow, warehouse operators must ensure that their […]

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Voice picking vs. barcode scanning: Which is the best choice for your warehouse?

Digital assistants like Siri, Google and Alexa are on the rise, so there’s little surprise that this kind of technology found in consumer settings has made its way to the corporate and industrial sectors as well. A study from Modern Materials Handling found that this is certainly the case for some warehouses. Voice picking systems […]

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The Cost of a Mispick: Improve the Bottom Line by Reducing Errors

When a customer receives a shipment, they expect everything to be in order about their order. Consumers anticipate that their deliveries will contain all the items they ordered, in the right color, size, amount, etc. They expect that their orders will arrive on time and free of damage, and that the deliveries will also include […]

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Multiple Bin Tracking – Transform GP into your WMS

By: Pam Burnham, Director of Product Strategy  Do you have inventory to track?  Instead of an investment in an independent Warehouse Management System (WMS), consider the functionality already available in your current Dynamics GP investment. In this article, we want to introduce you to one of the features that can transform your GP environment into […]

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