The main goals of a warehouse operation are to fulfil orders accurately. Choosing a warehouse management system (WMS) does not require in depth knowledge of the technologies once this principle is kept in mind.
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EPoS software is becoming ever more popular in retail outlets across the UK, from larger well known names to smaller corner shops. The benefits delivered by Accord EPoS software are extensive and there are several ways in which it helps to improve security and reduce losses from criminal or fraudulent behaviour. Here we look at one aspect of this – Integrated Payment. (more…)
Let’s face it, technology is changing. Gone are the days of merely just relying on finding a certain product at a reasonable rate at a retail store, buying it, and calling it a day. Nowadays, we as consumers embrace digital technology and use it in all stages of our buying journey. Consumer expectations are fundamentally changing just as technology is, furthermore expanding the different channels retailers do business. Rather than sit back and wait for sales to slip away, many retails fought back by creating a seamless shopping experience through both offline and online channels, also known as omni-channel. (more…)
The first warehouse management software solutions were understandably quite basic with the primary capabilities focusing on stock control. Over the years new many features have been added and the option to integrate software with other areas of a business has greatly improved how they operate. One of the most innovative introductions is the use of Voice technology; an advancement that has many benefits to all areas of the warehousing process. (more…)
It is fair to say that EPOS software has revolutionised the retail industry. It can make businesses run more efficiently as well as improve business performance significantly. But it’s not only internally that it makes a difference as customers are also, perhaps even without realising, able to reap the benefits of POS software. (more…)
Warehouse Management software, or WMS, can fully automate many of the daily processes and controls necessary to run any size of warehouse. Among the most important tasks that become more efficient through the installation of such software is ordering picking. Let’s first look at a few of the most popular types of order picking so we can better understand how a WMS is able to utilise various technologies to make order picking much smoother.
Why Business Alerts?
In every business there are critical events that happen every day. Even in the best run company these can go wrong – a supplier may fail to deliver goods customers are waiting for; a customer may default on payment of a long-standing debt. A computer system will register these problems, but it may be days before a manager sees a report and can act on it.
With the UK economy officially “out of intensive care and into recovery”, as one minister recently described it, now is an ideal time to review operations and ensure they are as streamlined and efficient as possible in order to maintain competitive advantage and capitalise on the upturn. (more…)
Flexible pricing is critical to profitability, especially in today’s competitive trading environment, but can quickly run away with itself, leading to a plethora of special pricing and promotions that becomes impossible to manage. A good IT solution will have specific functionality to make the task more manageable so you can operate competitively yet profitably. (more…)