Top 10 considerations when choosing your method of Picking Sales Orders

There are at least 10 different methods of picking sales orders.  Picking by Zone – Batch – Single Order – Pick n Pass – Parallel – Directed Picking – Read more


Creative Ways to Deal with Lot Tracking in Your Warehouse


If you’re a distributor or manufacturer and lot tracking is heavy on your mind these days, then this article is for you.  I know lot tracking requirements can be very Read more


For the last few years, the challenges of our economy have taught many businesses a hard lesson – how to do more, with less.  This can be a big challenge for distributors that already work hard to provide high quality … Read more


Providing superior customer service is important to winning the loyalty of customers.  Working with your supply chain and having the ability to stock or order the right inventory quickly is important to keeping customers.  Controlling inventory and supply chain is … Read more


Microsoft Dynamics GP continues to be an extremely strong SMB software platform, but it has many of the same limitations of other ERP systems.    They can’t all be good at everything, meaning certain areas of the business are controlled and 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


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


In December, MarketWatch reported that U.S. manufacturing output rose in November, setting the country apart from several other developed nations except Russia, the Institute for Supply Management said.  Readings over 50% indicate expansion and the ISM gauge has been above … Read more


For the distribution company, the channel through which sales and distribution is connected must be efficient, productive, and, ideally, automated.  Many companies, in creating the sales-to-distribution channel, carefully design an intuitive system that accomplishes all three of those goals. . … Read more





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