40 JAAR ERVARING IN WAREHOUSE INNOVATIE

De logistieke operatie in de huidige en toekomstige warehouses is totaal anders dan die van tien tot twintig jaar geleden. Dat zegt Cosmas Hoefnagels van Consafe Logistics. “Als gevolg van de enorme groei van e-commerce zal een warehouse moeten transformeren van voorraadpunt tot fulfilmentcenter. Belangrijk in die transformatie is dat het ‘brein’ van het ... Read more »

2020-01-15T11:33:23+01:00januari 14th, 2020|

Are you shipping unnecessary air?

With the relentless rise of online shopping, more packages are being delivered around the world than ever before. For businesses that ship goods directly to clients, this is mostly a good thing, but the increased demands can give rise to new challenges, like how to quickly choose the right packaging for a product, and ... Read more »

2019-12-11T09:52:54+01:00december 2nd, 2019|

5 stappen voor een succesvolle WMS-implementatie

Het implementeren van een WMS is een grote verbeteringsslag voor elke organisatie met veel impact op de processen. Hierbij kan het bijvoorbeeld gaan om een verbetering op het gebied van doorlooptijd, het verwijderen van verspilling of het herinrichten van een proces. Een succesvolle implementatie verhoogt de acceptatie van het systeem door de medewerkers en ... Read more »

2019-11-19T10:40:28+01:00november 13th, 2019|

Experts? Geeks? Or both?

What´s the difference between an expert and a geek? Here at Consafe Logistics we have super-deep, super-specialised knowledge in our field – warehousing. So when other people turn to us for advice, are we experts? Or geeks? The term “expert” is often used in a casual manner by companies trying to seem smart. But what ... Read more »

2018-10-21T15:29:27+02:00januari 19th, 2018|

Since Møller Logistikk – increased productivity and picking quality

Since Møller Logistikk installed Astro WMS (Warehouse Management System) from Consafe Logistics, productivity has increased by 10%, and picking quality by 20%. The only issue was integrating into an older, proprietary ERP. Møller Logistikk performs logistics services for Harald A. Møller AS, the country's largest car importer, and Norwegian dealers of Volkswagen, Audi and Škoda. ... Read more »

2019-08-30T14:29:04+02:00november 28th, 2017|

Increase competitiveness in omnichannel retailing through efficient stock handling strategies

Professor Andreas Norrman gives his view on successful strategies to help warehouses perform at their best in an omnichannel world. And even asked the question, “Is it your daughter that always sends goods back?” Omnichannnel retailing offers huge opportunities for companies to sell more and varied goods through more diverse channels. But this is having ... Read more »

2018-11-14T09:58:32+01:00november 28th, 2017|

Norengros Ålesund doubles picking efficiency with Astro WMS

Norengros Ålesund, Ødegaard Engros AS has doubled picking efficiency at its new 7,500 sqm warehouse by introducing the Astro WMS warehouse management system, voice picking, new forklifts and shelves. Ødegaard Engros AS, a leading supplier of consumables to industry and the public sector in central Norway, moved their warehousing facilities from Skarbøvik to Flisnes, about ... Read more »

2018-10-21T15:20:25+02:00oktober 30th, 2017|

Cut cost and complexity using smart logistics in an omnichannel world

Omnichannel retailing gives you more touchpoints to reach customers. But at a cost of greater complexity, more returns handling and a host of other logistics dilemmas. Here are 5 ways you can profitably navigate the omnichannel puzzle, satisfying customers however they order. Using a bricks to clicks to swipe shopping approach offers companies more ways ... Read more »

2018-11-14T09:56:29+01:00september 18th, 2017|

Man v. Machines – Who Wins?

Automation in logistics used to be about reducing labour costs and compressing warehouse space. Now it’s more about helping companies meet demands for ever-shorter lead times to turn logistics into a competitive advantage. Delivering faster requires a degree of automation – there’s only so much you can achieve with more manpower. However, you need to ... Read more »

2018-10-21T15:17:01+02:00juni 9th, 2017|

How Picking Errors Steal Your Money

Do you know how much picking errors cost your business? According to the Swedish Trade federation, the cost of faulty picking per item is 1,850 SEK (€195). But they’re wrong. The real figure is many times higher because 1,850 SEK only accounts for the direct costs – and there is so much money people don’t ... Read more »

2018-10-21T15:15:32+02:00juni 9th, 2017|
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