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Optimum Warehouse Design – Key Factors to Consider

Is Your Warehouse Design Cost Effective? All too often warehouse design takes a back foot and is neglected in terms of investment and consideration within a business’s overall supply chain strategy. However, your warehouse operation is the heart of your business and its design is a key factor in either the success or failure of …

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Good Warehouse Labeling Means Effective WMS Implementation

Can effective labeling be the answer? The backbone of any barcode inventory system is the barcode label and labeling inside the warehouse.  In a warehouse, labels are used to identify Locations, Pallets, Individual Items, and Shipments. Successful labeling of the warehouse or distribution center is key for an effective Warehouse Management System (WMS) implementation. An …

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Which Barcode Reader Is Best For Warehouse Inventory Management?

Finding the right barcode reader can be a challenge When it comes to choosing barcode readers for your inventory management system, today’s technology offers many choices from handheld scanners and mobile computers to smartphones and tablets that can be adapted with peripherals and add-ons. Mobile solutions for warehouse inventory management that use barcode technology will …

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Best practice warehouse process explained – Goods In

When looking for a warehouse management system provider, look for one who understands best practice warehouse processes. Strong experience of industry specific best practice is also vital.  Having to educate a software provider on your industry is time consuming and you are unlikely to benefit from a collective customer base all funding innovation into a single …

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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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How to Implement Barcode Scanning into Your Warehouse

This is the first in a series of articles called Clarus – Basics of Barcoding. This article features the history of the barcode and its main uses within the receipt function within the warehouse. Back to basics barcoding – the history The idea of a barcode (or a machine readable stamp/ tag) has been around since …

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