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Electronic Product Code (EPC): A Key to RFID
The real benefits of radio frequency identification will be achieved, when the integration of the EPC data will be a substantial part for the control of supply

warehouse pallet tracking  at dock doors and warehouse forklift portals, the test center contains material handling pallet conveyers and high speed conveyor station products for advanced tagging and testing of RFID tagged products. Integration with Provia 's warehouse management system will allow for automated processing of advance ship notifications (ASNs). The initial use for the test center will be for pallet acceptance into the center via dock doors, but will quickly be expanded to the tracking of products to various test

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Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)

A warehouse management system (WMS) should provide database and user-level tools in order for a company to optimize its storage facilities while at the same time providing user level task direction and activity support. The WMS should enable warehouse operators to optimize pick, put-away, and replenishment functions by employing powerful system logic to select the best locations and sequences. 

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SYSPRO ERP Version 6.1: A New Release for People Being Visionary and Pragmatic-At the Same Time


About two years ago, my colleague P.J. Jakovljevic wrote a blog post about SYSPRO, which started with the description of a very interesting strategy that the enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendor used to target its customers: PragmaVision. By introducing this concept, SYSPRO was showing that their product addresses the needs of decision makers that are both visionary (ready to embrace new

warehouse pallet tracking  fully integrated module for warehouse management—with basic functionality—allowing wireless devices, sequence picking, bin management and pallet tracking, and phased releases to handle advanced WMS capability during the life cycle of 6.1. •  Quality Management System (QMS) : Being fully integrated with purchasing and production work in process, the new QMS module addresses the needs for quality management procedures and processes. The user interface has been enhanced in Version 6.1, allowing Read More

ROI for RFID: A Case Study Part Two: Implementation and Results


If companies are to find value in radio frequency identification (RFID), they need to view this technology as more than eliminating the scanning gun from the barcode equation. Companies considering implementing RFID must think beyond the confines of the four walls of the plant and factory in order to take full advantage the benefits that this type of technology has to offer. However, as is with any emerging technology, the bottom line is to only implement RFID when the ROI justifies it.

warehouse pallet tracking  more transparent to the warehouse personnel than traditional scanning guns. Consequently, introduction of this technology for the first time may not represent a tremendous shock to existing operations. Obviously, this would require careful consideration and full knowledge of the organizational culture by the on-site project team. Post-RFID Environment and Benefits Realized As illustrated in the figure 2, at Station 1 pallets are manually tagged. The pallet is automatically checked for the presence of a Read More

Provia Tackles RFID in a Twofold Manner Part One: Recent Annoucements


The fact that the size does not necessarily mean everything in the enterprise applications space might be proven by Provia, which certainly still continues to differentiate its value proposition despite its smaller stature and quieter nature compared to most of its adversaries. Most recently, it would be its early embrace of RFID through two offerings for different levels of RFID needs: 1) ViaWare WMS--RFID compliant product, for intrinsic RFID enablement of many processes within the supply chain, and 2) the RFIDware add-on module, for achieving outbound RFID tag application only.

warehouse pallet tracking  at dock doors and warehouse forklift portals, the test center contains material handling pallet conveyers and high speed conveyor station products for advanced tagging and testing of RFID tagged products. Integration with Provia's warehouse management system will allow for automated processing of advance ship notifications (ASN). The initial use for the test center will be for pallet acceptance into the center via dock doors, but will quickly be expanded to the tracking of products to various test Read More

Provia Tackles RFID in a Twofold Manner Part Two: RFID Compliance


Provia's approach to radio frequency identification (RFID) compliance was to offer a bolt-on or drop-in product that works in conjunction with a company's existing logistics transactional software solution and process flows. This should put the suppliers back into control of prioritizing their IT projects because they could supposedly thereby be fairly easily and quickly made compliant with Wal-Mart or the DoD requirements for RFID. The next step for them would then be to look at how they can reap the benefits of RFID internally within their own operations.

warehouse pallet tracking  vendor introduced its live warehouse prototype, complete with full RFID-enabled WMS support, which included RFID support for many WMS activities, including pallet and case tracking; automated receiving; put-away verification; picking verification; cycle counting; kit building and back-flushing; mixed pallet auditing; and trailer loading capabilities. General availability for the Provia ViaWare WMS with RFID support took place in September 2003, at which time, Provia was likely the first SCE vendor Read More

Warehouse Management Systems: Pie in the Sky or Floating Bakery?Part Two: The Pareto Principle, Processes, and People: Assessing Your Warehouse Management System Needs


To ensure your warehouse management system is implemented as painlessly as possible, you must assess your warehouse situation before you decide on a warehouse solution. Using the Pareto Principle, where a minority of inputs yields the majority results; examining your processes; evaluating your personnel; monitoring the progress of implementation; and testing are the best ways to ensure both a successful launch and long term return on investment.

warehouse pallet tracking  and People: Assessing Your Warehouse Management System Needs Introduction After understanding the myths behind the claims of huge staff reductions , quick and easy implementation , and the fast and big return on investment, you need to know what type of features and functionality you should look for in a warehouse management system. The bells and whistles of a system might look enticing, but what you ultimately need to do is determine your own needs. Using the Pareto Principle, where a minority of Read More

The Data Warehouse Institute (TDWI) Conference in San Diego: The Agile Approach to Business Intelligence (BI)


Next month a TDWI World Conference will be taking place in San Diego, California. What’s so special about this conference anyway? The answer is simple:  the general topic is going to be “Creating an Agile BI Environment”. Progressively in the last four or five years, the agile software development methodology has been jumping from the software development area to the data warehouse

warehouse pallet tracking  Data Warehouse Institute (TDWI) Conference in San Diego: The Agile Approach to Business Intelligence (BI) Next month a TDWI World Conference will be taking place in San Diego, California. What’s so special about this conference anyway? The answer is simple:  the general topic is going to be “Creating an Agile BI Environment”. Progressively in the last four or five years, the agile software development methodology has been jumping from the software development area to the data warehouse space, as Read More

The ERP Warehouse Module versus Best-of-breed WMS


Every supply chain professional must consider certain factors when comparing enterprise resource planning (ERP) and best-of-breed warehouse management system (WMS) solutions for warehouse management. Effective management of warehouse, fulfillment, and distribution operations is key to business success. With so much riding on your decision, you need to thoroughly compare ERP warehouse modules and best-of-breed WMS.

warehouse pallet tracking  ERP Warehouse Module versus Best-of-breed WMS Every supply chain professional must consider certain factors when comparing enterprise resource planning (ERP) and best-of-breed warehouse management system (WMS) solutions for warehouse management. Effective management of warehouse, fulfillment, and distribution operations is key to business success. With so much riding on your decision, you need to thoroughly compare ERP warehouse modules and best-of-breed WMS. Read More

Top Four Tips to Quickly Generate ROI from a Warehouse Management System


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warehouse pallet tracking  Generate ROI from a Warehouse Management System Now that you have approval for a new warehouse management system (WMS)—you're ready for a bigger challenge. How do you implement for a successful go-live—and a quick return on investment (ROI)? To make your job easier, here are four tips for a fast, smooth WMS implementation. From how to staff and train your implementation team to developing a strong change control process, you'll learn how to get and stay on a winning implementation track. Get the tips Read More

Tracking, Managing, and Deploying Business Rules Across the Enterprise-Securely


Enterprises are using business rules engines (BREs) as a means to reduce the costs of managing change. However, because these business rules are stored separately from the application code, many questions need to be answered: Can you track changes to policies? What risks are involved in having business policies outside of code? And how can you minimize these risks?

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Teradata to Include MicroStrategy’s Analytics within Its Data Warehouse as a Service


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warehouse pallet tracking  Analytics within Its Data Warehouse as a Service Teradata, a leading provider of data warehousing and big data solutions, announced that its new data-warehouse-as-a-service (DWaaS) offering includes MicroStrategy’s Analytics Platform , expanding Teradata’s services to the field of analytics. This important extension will enable Teradata customers to complete their business intelligence (BI) infrastructure, by having BI and analytics services on top of their data warehouse cloud platforms. Tom Read More

Warehouse Management Better Business Practices: Cycle and Annual Counting


If you can’t find the number of parts, finished goods, or products your inventory system says you have, you are wasting your time. There are two ways to track inventory: either by doing a physical inventory count, or by implementing a cycle count program. Manage inventory rather than just store it—learn about the benefits of cycle counting, and how it can help you increase the accuracy of your real-time inventory data.

warehouse pallet tracking  Management Better Business Practices: Cycle and Annual Counting If you can’t find the number of parts, finished goods, or products your inventory system says you have, you are wasting your time. There are two ways to track inventory: either by doing a physical inventory count, or by implementing a cycle count program. Manage inventory rather than just store it—learn about the benefits of cycle counting, and how it can help you increase the accuracy of your real-time inventory data. Read More

The Multimodal Warehouse: Getting the Mobile Worker in the Loop


The final loop of information from a warehouse management system (WMS) to a warehouse worker and back is most critical—but in most systems, it’s also the weakest. Hand-held devices, such as touch-screens, bar code scanners, and RFID readers, can result in error-filled transactions. Learn how you can use multiple mobile devices more effectively to help improve the accuracy of your order fulfillment and inventory processes.

warehouse pallet tracking  of information from a warehouse management system (WMS) to a warehouse worker and back is most critical—but in most systems, it’s also the weakest. Hand-held devices, such as touch-screens, bar code scanners, and RFID readers, can result in error-filled transactions. Learn how you can use multiple mobile devices more effectively to help improve the accuracy of your order fulfillment and inventory processes. Read More

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warehouse pallet tracking  Generate ROI from a Warehouse Management System The HighJump TM Warehouse Advantage WMS offers advanced warehouse management functionality to manage even the most complex distribution environments. This powerful WMS helps to ensure fast, accurate fulfillment through directed, optimized workflow, utilizing the most advanced wireless and bar code technologies, including RFID. Source: HighJump Software Resources Related to Top Four Tips to Rapidly Implement and Generate ROI from a Warehouse Management Read More