If you haven’t seen the movie or read the book Moneyball I highly recommend it. The movie is based on the true story of the Oakland Athletics baseball team. After several seasons of painful losses, the team’s general manager, Billy … Read more


Appolis has developed an iOS based Sales Order Entry System we call “WoW Order”. The need for order entry in the field is alive and well and we continue to get requests for this capability all the time. This article … Read more


The sales, inventory and operations planning of your business are vital in meeting the expectations of your customers. Each department also needs to sync with one another for a true view into what you can provide those customers. Not only … Read more


You presented the ROI case to management and your proposal for warehouse and ASN automation was approved!  Now you need to implement your new solution and processes.  But that’s the easy part.  The hard part will be getting your existing … Read more


Sometimes it seems like our perfect balance of supply and demand is like a mirage in the distance.  We can see it, but just can’t seem to get there.  Supply chain challenges always seem to crop up creating speed bumps … Read more


So you may ask “What in the world is this guy thinking – how am I going to lose my inventory in my warehouse?”

If you are like many distributors or manufacturing around the world – you have inventory locations … Read more


By Travis Smith, CTO – Appolis Inc.

The use of barcodes during manufacturing is not a new concept, but the efficient use of barcodes is something that is much more difficult to design for.  Recently I read an article in Read more


By Travis Smith, Appolis Founder/CTO

My role at Appolis is innovation and I’d like to take a minute to share some insight into economic recovery through empowering American workers with technology.

Insight into the future of supply chain from the … Read more


According to this article on The Wall Street Journal, several manufacturers are preparing to cut costs and streamline operations.  Some say a pullback in manufacturing would be a blow to the economy.  In this uncertain economy, it seems that one … Read more


Instead of being an afterthought in the process, accounting should support lean transformation and lean transformation should support accounting. So if your organization is considering a move to lean manufacturing software or maybe you’ve already implemented lean practices, it’s time … Read more





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