Month: January 2017

Barcode scanning software system – what does that really mean?

“We want to be able to scan barcodes” is a phrase the Clarus team hear on a regular basis. This is great for business but sometimes the drive behind scanning barcodes is misunderstood. On it’s own, a barcode has no use to any process. It’s only when using software systems which can recognise that data …

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Manual warehouse stock taking? Count me out

Misplaced stock. Out of date stock. Too much stock. Not enough stock. Stock accuracy is key for all wholesale, retail, manufacturing and 3PL warehouse operations. You might see poor stock accuracy as a warehouse related problem but the wider impact is huge. The first step to fixing a problem is understanding you have one! Sales are …

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HELP, I’m scared of the cloud! 6 reasons not to be

IT spending is steadily shifting from traditional IT offerings to cloud services, a trend Gartner defines as Cloud Shift. The aggregate amount of cloud shift in 2016 was estimated to reach $111 billion worldwide, almost doubling to $216 billion in 2020. Cloud shift can be seen across all market places with Microsoft estimating that 68% …

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4 checklist points for best practice goods in warehousing

Booking goods into the warehouse is arguably the most important process in distribution warehousing. Rubbish in, rubbish out is the polite version of a well known phrase, which can often relate to software systems as well as distribution warehousing! Goods In Checklist   Below are 4 key points to give you the best possible chance …

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