What Are the Best Supply Chain KPIs to Track in Your Operation?

February 22, 2021

Optimizing your supply chain takes time and effort, but having a more efficient, well-balanced supply chain can yield tremendous benefits for the financial prospects of your business. Optimization starts with data and tracking the right supply chain key performance indicators (KPIs). Unfortunately, in the quest for data supremacy, organizations have a tendency to over-complicate the monitoring of their supply chain performance by tracking too many KPIs.

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Inventory Control Methods and Management Techniques for a More Profitable Supply Chain

February 15, 2021

Inventory control, or inventory management, is the foundation of any successful supply chain or logistics operation. The faster your business grows, the more difficult it becomes to manage your inventory. While the warehouse team often takes the bulk of the responsibility in making sure all shipments can seamlessly move through the entire distribution process, applying successful inventory control methods shouldn’t just be left to the warehouse team. Regardless of the industry, it is also the responsibility of the purchasing and merchandising teams to closely monitor all order quantities and ensure inventory is listed and priced accurately.

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DATASCOPE WMS MSN Grocery Checkout Module

February 8, 2021

In this article, we’ll cover the MSN Grocery Checkout module, how it can be used in both small parcel and LTL orders, and we’ll discuss a few of the other checkout methods within the DATASCOPE software. We’ll also mention some of the additional module features, as well as warehouse and permission settings that can be configured within the module to ensure you’re getting the most out of it.

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The Growing Role of RFID Technology in Supply Chain Management

February 1, 2021

While RFID technology in supply chains still isn’t as prevalent as barcodes, whether because the technology is more expensive to implement, or because there isn’t as much support offered,  there has recently been a growing demand from retailers of jewelry, clothing, and cosmetics. Expect costs to continue to fall and more manufacturers to find ways of incorporating it into their operations. From optimizing inventory management systems and working capital to slashing operational and labor costs. 

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DATASCOPE WMS Cycle Counting Module

January 25, 2021

In this article, we’ll focus on the cycle counting module within the DATASCOPE WMS. We’ll cover basic cycle counting methods and full bin counts. We then look at both system and warehouse settings, briefly describing what each one does and how to manipulate them. Finally, we’ll talk about reporting within the software and some of the features and limitations.

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How to Choose the Best Supply Chain Optimization Software

January 18, 2021

Software implementations often fail because the setup process is rushed. If there is even the slightest problem with the setup of the new software, that will quickly become clear the day the system goes live. Even something as simple as a printer issue could mean hundreds of customers not getting their orders delivered.

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    Benefits of SQL Server 2019

    January 11, 2021

    On November 4, 2019, the latest version of SQL Server was released: SQL Server 2019. In this article, you can find links to SQL documentation for some of the most important enhancements in this newest release and what to expect when upgrading.

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    7 Receiving Strategies You Can Use Within the DATASCOPE Software

    January 4, 2021

    In this article, we’ll focus on the various receiving strategies within the DATASCOPE software. We’ll walk through the different ways a product can be received into the warehouse, starting with a fairly simple purchase receipt and going into more complex versions of receiving that exist within the DATASCOPE software.

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    Product and Company Sustainability Assessment

    December 14, 2020

    In part 6 of our WMS for SYSPRO series, we will cover the importance of selecting your WMS based on product and company sustainability. This is an often-overlooked factor in the selection process, but choosing the right WMS reseller is just as critical as choosing the right WMS system.

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    Integrated Shipping Solutions with DATASCOPE’s TMS Module

    December 7, 2020

    The TMS module creates the interface layer between the Datascope WMS and any one of those third-party software solutions on the floor. The net effect of this interfacing is on the floor itself. There, you can process orders easily and let the automation take care of shipping, labeling, and everything else in the background for you. In this article, we’ll be focusing on the steps between the Datascope WMS and the third-party software. 

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