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Eliminating Bottlenecks in the Warehouse

Posted April 06, 2015 in Blog, Distribution Software / WCS

By Bob Reinhartsen at W&H Systems Ok, we’ve acknowledged that bottlenecks in the supply chain impact throughput, efficiency, productivity and profitability system-wide (through wasted time, lost revenue, dissatisfied customers, inferior products or services, and high stress in team members and…

Big Data in Material Handling

Posted August 25, 2014 in Blog, Distribution Software / WCS

Big data is everywhere. Material handling professionals utilize big data to gain visibility into the equipment, processes, and products that comprise a facility’s material handling operation. From the supply chain and inventory management all the way through the manufacturing process…

Retail Analytics at the Frontline

Posted July 22, 2014 in Blog, Distribution Software / WCS

By Rudi Lueg, W&H Systems, Director of Technology Not too long ago, it was enough to “know” your customer by looking at sales reports: which products sold well, which didn’t, number of sales, average ticket price, etc. Along with “walking…