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Veritas streamlines complex operation with Astro WMS

Veritas operates 123 stores selling fashion accessories and small wares in Belgium and Luxembourg, each of which must be supplied twice a week. A sophisticated operation with push and pull flows has been set up to handle this challenging task at the company’s new distribution centre at Tisselt. Thanks to Astro WMS, the Belgian retailer ... Read more »

2017-06-27T21:23:27+02:0014 czerwca, 2017|

IC Group’s central warehouse now equipped for the future

IC Group has replaced its old ERP system with Astro WMS. This has produced benefits all round at the 12,500 m2 warehouse in Brøndby, Denmark. Productivity, quality, throughput time, customer satisfaction and capital tied up have all improved. “But the most important outcome is that we’re now ready to face whatever the future holds,” explains ... Read more »

2017-06-27T21:30:21+02:0014 czerwca, 2017|

Lampdirect opts for Astro WMS from Consafe Logistics

Lampdirect, a Dutch company specialising in a wide range of lighting products (including signalling flares, LED and fluorescent lighting) and the corresponding fittings, has chosen Astro WMS for its logistics operations in the Netherlands. Lampdirect sells its products through online shops to more than 250,000 customers worldwide, both B2B and B2C. During the winter, which ... Read more »

2017-06-27T21:40:55+02:0014 czerwca, 2017|

Solution Approved makes sense

It removes risk and gives companies a failsafe system of support and expertise throughout the lifecycle of all hardware and software. With suppliers selling hundreds of different types and variations of hardware, it’s tempting to buy products direct to get the best prices. But the whole supply chain industry depends on computers, printers, barcode readers, ... Read more »

2017-06-27T21:43:35+02:0014 czerwca, 2017|

4 Key technology trends that will impact supply chain execution

The fast pace of the digital revolution is having a profound effect on the supply chain, and will have a disruptive impact in the coming months and years. Here are four trends and how they’ll help companies boost efficiency, productivity and competitiveness. Internet of Things: Information integration will streamline the supply chain Internet of Things ... Read more »

2017-06-27T21:45:08+02:0014 czerwca, 2017|

KW Bruun maximizes Astro WMS investment

Since implementing Astro WMS in 2009, KW Bruun Logistik has gained 57 per cent fewer errors and 20 per cent more order lines per day up to 2015, despite healthy growth in order volume and complexity. Read five recommendations on how to maximize yield from a WMS investment. When a Danish or Swedish owner of ... Read more »

2017-06-27T21:52:00+02:0014 czerwca, 2017|

System Health Check

Reduce time to resolving an issue by 100% System Health Check is an innovative, proactive approach to warehouse operations that helps remove unnecessary disturbances. It’s a set of processes, routines and tools that automatically detect the first hick-up and initiate a solution before it becomes a problem. Higher quality and efficiency in your incident handling ... Read more »

2017-06-27T22:00:53+02:0014 czerwca, 2017|

Løvenskiold Logistikk: Switching to a 1-shift system with Astro WMS

 “In early February this year, Løvenskiold Logistikk switched from a 2-shift system to a 1-shift system. Astro WMS from Consafe Logistics has provided us with important assistance, helping us to streamline picking procedures by 15% and making this change possible,” says operations manager Tony Edmundsson. The upgrade to a new version took place in 2016. ... Read more »

2017-06-27T00:28:00+02:0014 czerwca, 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 »

2017-06-27T22:06:13+02:0014 czerwca, 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 »

2017-06-27T22:04:52+02:0014 czerwca, 2017|
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