Posts Tagged ‘Warehouse Management’

Inventory Cycle Counting Concept

Cycle Counts: How to inspire and make it work for growing businesses

Cycle Counting is an organized division of a warehouse into manageable chunks. Regular counts are required for each “chunk.”  These “chunks” can be a range of items and/or warehouse locations. To inspire an optimal use of Cycle Counts, you must employ several strategies. We will explore opportunistic and scheduled counts. We will also go into […]

More ways to easily resolve material changes in Oracle R12 OPM and WMS

How do Ingredient Changes occur in Oracle OPM? Oracle Process Manufacturing (OPM) jobs have 3 parts; batch jobs, process operations, and recipe. The Recipe is a list of ingredients for the batch job(s).  The warehouse compiles the ingredient materials on the recipe to complete the batch job. The quantities cannot be easily revised once they […]

More ways to easily resolve material changes in Oracle R12 WIP and WMS

Oracle Discrete Manufacturing jobs have 3 parts; jobs, operations, and bills of materials. The Bill of materials (BOM) is a list of components for the job(s).  The warehouse compiles the materials on the BOM to complete the job. The quantities cannot be easily revised when the warehouse is collecting the components. So, what do you […]

Ways to easily solve Order revisions in Oracle R12 Warehouse Management

Order revisions occur regularly in order fulfillment. Once a Sales Order has been “Released” to the Warehouse to fulfill and ship, the order can not be changed unless the desired line(s) on the order are in a revisable status. For this post, we’re going to cover potential scenarios where a Sales Order may be canceled […]

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Impact of Inventory Control Systems on your Supply chain

How a Superior Inventory Control System can impact your Supply Chain Understanding the impact of Inventory Control is key to your business’ operation. In the post Inventory Control Solutions need a focused perspective, we discussed why you should practice Inventory Control. A top-notch inventory control system will deliver reduced overhead costs and increased throughput.  You will […]

6 Helpful Ways to Unlock the Power out of your Warehouse Solution

Unlock the Power to optimize your WMS Solution Congratulations, you have successfully answered the questions asked in 5 Questions to See If You are Prepared for a WMS Solution and a solution is in place.  Time to sit back, reap the returns, and watch the increased productivity soar. Right? Or is it time to unlock the […]

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Improve Warehouse Fulfillment with Pick Path Solutions

Defining a Pick Path will increase efficiencies and improve your warehouse fulfillment metrics.  In a physical warehouse, materials are grouped together and can be used in manufacturing or they can be finished goods that are to be shipped to a distribution center, a storefront, or directly to the consumer.  To optimize the operations in a […]

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Inventory Control Solutions need a focused perspective

Why Practice Inventory Control? Every company that is trying to get its grips around what they have talked about Inventory control. Companies that are trying to understand what they need to meet their demands are looking into Inventory Controls.  The concept of Inventory Control is straightforward.  Knowledge of what you have and what you can […]

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Scheduled & Opportunistic Counting – How to understand the difference

The use of Scheduled and Opportunistic Counting will improve your inventory controls.  Cycle Counting utilizes both of these methods of counting.  The utilization of both methods will increase the accuracy of your on-hand reporting.  Inventory accountants need this to confidently and accurately report these numbers to investors and banks.  So, what exactly is scheduled and […]

Inventory Cycle Counting Concept

Cycle Counting: How to effectively use – Item vs. Location

Cycle Counting is a key part of effective controls to maintain the accuracy and overall cost of Inventory.  Physical Inventory Counts are critical to managing inventory accuracy and reporting on shrinkage.  Effective Cycle Counting can eliminate or greatly reduce the need for Physical Inventory counting.  Inventory accountants need to confidently and accurately report these numbers […]

Are you Prepared for WMS?

5 Questions to See If You are Prepared for a WMS Solution

Sophisticated Warehouse Management Solutions have been popular in Distribution Centers and Warehouses for decades.  In addition to distribution centers; manufacturers have also adopted these controls to increase accuracy and achieve cost savings.  Although the ideal situation would be to implement WMS; your operation may not be ready for such a robust system.  So, are you […]