Collins_Distribution Quiz_July 2014Every distributor is looking for more good customers – customers that enjoy your products and services, place recurring orders, and pay on time.  It is more efficient to nurture long-term relationships than spend the time to look for and engage … Read more

 

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Both large and small companies invest an enormous amount of money on inventory every year.  Smaller companies typically track inventory in a manual intensive paper driven process where larger companies have dedicated departments monitoring and tracking inventory.

At a … Read more

 

When there is a problem with inventory, packing, or shipping in your warehouse, then profitability and customer satisfaction is on the line.  The right technology can be just the grease you need to keep the entire warehouse working at optimal … Read more

 

Reduce TCO with Rugged Wireless Mobile Computers

Reduce TCO with Rugged Wireless Mobile Computers

Appolis is pleased to introduce our partner and guest blogger: 

Intermec – manufacturer of ruggedized wireless mobile computers.

Most of us, in an effort to optimize our personal lives, own a mobile device. Read more

 

Infographic:  Remote Inventories can be difficult to manage due to carrying too much or not having a way to get accurate real-time counts.  And ultimately we need to measure consumption so that we can properly invoice on a timely basis.  … Read more

 

The wheel has already been invented, so instead of reinventing the wheel, let’s study what has already been done, good or bad, by those around us.  For manufacturers and distributors, an effective logistics process and reliable supply chain are key … 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

 

Distributors and manufacturers have complicated operations that include maintaining control over warehouse operations and manpower.  As operations grow and more people are brought on to keep up with the workflow, it gets harder to control what is going on in … 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 Jim Willems, President, Appolis

Inventory reduction is always a company’s strategic objective, but how can it be done without affecting customer satisfaction and production resources?   Automation systems, like Warehouse Management, allow companies to reduce their overall inventory levels while … Read more

 

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