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4 Telltale Signs a WMS Works for eCommerce Warehousing

Online shopping now accounts for 51% of all retail purchases in the UK and continues to grow at double digit pace year on year. Warehouse management software systems have been supporting logistics operations for over 40 years but historically, they were designed to move pallets in and out of a warehouse. The fabric of online …

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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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5 benefits of using a 3PL warehouse with a quality WMS

There are few industries where a quality warehouse management system (WMS) is more important than in the 3PL (third party logistics) warehousing industry. As modern consumers we expect food on the shelves of our local supermarkets and our online purchases to arrive promptly, sometimes less than 24 hours after the order was placed. Few will …

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4 ideas to get your warehouse ready for 2020 and beyond

August 2016 marked the anniversary of a major milestone which started a seismic shift in the way the majority of us work, communicate and consume products and services. 25 YEARS OF THE INTERNET. This technology has completely transformed the way we live our lives and altered the way businesses and logistics operations provide us with …

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