Achieving Better Warehouse Management-Multi Carrier Shipping

Warehouse Management Systems are becoming popular as supply chain logistics become ever more complicated along with increasing customer demands.  With an escalating volume of inventory movement, many organizations are turning to technology to streamline operations and meet these challenges.

Advanced technology through Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) allow companies to respond to evolving market pressures and deliver on ever-shrinking time to delivery windows. These systems efficiently capture every scan, every movement of inventory and are designed to make both accuracies along with cost reduction a top priority.  The following article can give you some insight into methods, obtained through warehouse technology, for achieving better warehouse management that are key to modern business supply chain logistics in addition to reaching your organization’s goals.

Warehouse Management Systems are designed with savings in mind to manage your inventory in the most efficient manner possible. However, additional benefits can be recognized in other areas, such as cost saving associated with reduced labor and administrative costs, plus also an increase in customer service levels. Another area as well includes both efficiency gains and reduced cost in the area of utilizing multi carrier shipping options.

Any sort of shipping solution should have the ability to shop all of major carriers which can select the best choice available. By leveraging a powerful multi-carrier rating engine will also allow you to automatically select the cheapest carrier, mode, and service level that meets your delivery time frames. Warehouse technology to including multi-carrier shipping will allow you to reduce your shipping costs, track every shipment, and maintain valuable key performance metrics all while gaining accurate shipping compliance and superior customer service. A seamlessly integrated shipping functionality in WMS will eliminate fixed packing stations and shipment paperwork to reduce costly manual errors and increase shipment reliability.

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Posted by iCepts Technology Group, Inc a HighJump WMS Partner in Pennsylvania