You’ve heard a lot about how Microsoft Dynamics® GP 2010 is so much better and has so much more functionality, but how do you really know this is true until you see some specifics? In this blog, we will provide … Read more

 

Minimize Risk with Effective Document Planning

Have you ever realized how many paper documents go into a day’s work? You have invoices, packing slips, receipts, bills of lading, agreements & contracts, not to mention legal and human resources documents. The list goes on and if you … Read more

 

Warehouse and Distribution Mobile Automation – Real Life Results!

After more than 20 years, Grain Millers has carved their niche as an organic and conventional whole grain miller and supplier of grain-based ingredients, such as flours, flakes and bran fibers. … Read more

 

Becoming Lean is Distribution; Essential in Today’s Economy

Becoming lean in distribution is more important than ever in today’s challenging economic market. Applying lean concepts makes sense because becoming lean means becoming a more effective distributor. Becoming lean will ultimately lead to higher profitability.

So what are lean … Read more

 

According to this article, Since 2005, the Supply Chain Management (SCM) market (including Supply Chain Execution —production, warehouse, and transportation management — as well as Supply Chain Planning — strategic, manufacturing, and inventory planning) has grown at a 7 percent … Read more

 

Distributors serving the Gulf Coast oil and fishing industries have been hit hard by the oil spill this summer. Some of us dealt with immediate consequences while others worry about the trickledown effect now and into the months ahead. This … Read more

 

Everyone Looks at KPIs, or Do They?

The concept of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) has been around for more than a decade, going back at least to Kaplan and Norton’s The Balanced Scorecard published in 1996.  So by now, everyone knows what KPIs are and how to … Read more

 

Experts say the trend of destocking inventories should be over for U.S. businesses. Restocking inventories can boost sales, and can also benefit railroads, shippers and large industrial manufacturers. According to the Institute for Supply Management’s manufacturing survey in May, 41% … Read more

 

If a supervisor scans a license plate while a license plate is new and it exists in the manufacturing location, they would like to automatically assume that the supervisor wants to review the license plate and potentially change its hold status.
 

You weathered the economic storm and it looks like the proverbial sun is coming out again. It’s all good, right? But wait – this means an upswing in new clients, orders and shipments may be just around the corner. You’ve … Read more

 

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