The recognition that a world-class MRO operation is a necessary component of reliable equipment is essential. Subsequently, awareness is not enough; the ability to actually implement change is critical to produce a competitive and reliable product.
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Most companies stratify their items in some shape or form, but few apply more than a single or dual data point methodology. Stratifying the items that your company stocks can help create focus on the products that are currently carried and are doing well, versus the ones that have fallen into the “black hole” of slowmoving and dead inventory.
Every industrial distributor deals with the looming problem of dead inventory at the end of every period. Yet, even though they know that the less inventory they have the better off their business is, the task of actually moving dead inventory is easier said than done.
When integrated with a complete inventory and inspection management system, CM Smart ID can enable faster inventory tracking and serialization, more efficient safety inspections, and improved inventory and inspection data accuracy, says the company.
The new partnership with Twinlode introduces a double-wide design that allows loading or unloading two pallets during one given time while reducing handling costs and trimming warehouse expenses.
The new walkie is designed to increase efficiency and productivity through exceptional operator comfort and innovative performance-enhancing features, says the company.
“We’re very excited about the new distribution center in Colorado. It gives us the opportunity to help our locations in the West grow their businesses by adding more product lines and in greater quantities than the former facility allowed,” said Paul Donarum, vice president, WinWholesale Sourcing Services.
The shipping protector’s main purpose is to protect the product by keeping the top lead board defended from strapping or forklift damage. Due to its low price point, it’s intended for one time use.
A custom-configured combination of industrial-strength shelves, drawers, roll-out trays, and doors accomodate large and small parts alike by utilizing every cubic inch of available space.
The new Allied Products program, which focuses on providing niche products for maintenance, packaging, safety, and storage operations within a warehouse, will be led by John Niemeyer.
If you’re looking to save costs on shipping, take a look at inbound shipping. Depending on the industry and size of the company, a business can spend more than 40% of its annual freight budget on inbound shipping, according to the Aberdeen Group.
These solutions will combine passive and active RFID (radio frequency identification). By merging the best features of both active and passive RFID, this hybrid system approach creates one, unified visibility solution for tracking assets.
The Pail Partner’s special yoke securely holds a plastic or metal pail just below its rigid collar.
The Dematic Put Wall System serves as an order consolidation and packing method that brings high productivity, order accuracy, speed, and efficiency to the order fulfillment process, says the company.
One indisputable fact exists for most manufacturers and distributors: warehouse automation stands as one of the last areas where long-term costs can be significantly reduced.
For most of their history, automated vending machines focused primarily on giving retail consumers quick access to products. Only recently have they merged with inventory tracking software to create more powerful and effective inventory control systems.
The Distribution Edition of xTuple replaces the former Standard Edition, which will be retired, and includes integration with third party catalogs and pricing services including Trade Service.
The new Huot wall tree locker includes three toolholder shelves available in all popular tapers, and different taper toolholder shelves can be used together in the same cabinet.
Power Pick Global 4.0 can be configured for a single workstation as well as manage multiple work zones, and it offers a scalable design.
If someone is not ordering the goods or services you provide, then the rest of your problems will quickly go away, and so will your company.
The Ergo-Label Beam is the blended, engineered design of two popular Frazier order picking solutions developed in response to customer needs for more efficient, cost effective order picking alternatives, says the company.
As one of the largest industrial distributors in North America, HD Supply oversees product inventories of more than one million SKUs. As the company grew their SKU count and supplier base, tracking began to get increasingly complex and emails more difficult to manage.
Wholesale distribution companies are under increasing pressure to reassert their role in the broader supply network. Direct-to-consumer sales by manufacturers threaten to erode margins. The launch of AmazonSupply.com sets the stage for B2B buyers to take advantage of economies of scale that are virtually impossible for mid-market distributors to match.
With the mission to empower clients to achieve greater visibility in their business through the use of RFID technology, RFID by Barcoding takes a systematic approach to implementing an RFID system, beginning with a business processes review.
The series also features the EZ-ON solution for cleaning and applying labels, information on the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for chemical labeling, and how to's for many other industrial applications.
This geographic expansion in services was the result of a redesign of their partner network. It is anticipated that the move to the new location will generate an annual savings of more than one million dollars in transportation costs.
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