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Eric Allais
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Catch the Boon of the WMS Domino Effect
Eric Allais  
9/27/2018   Post a comment
A WMS can have a positive ripple effect over an entire organization, from human resources to the C-suite. Itís time to make the domino effect work for your organization.
5 Reasons You Need a WMS Instead of ERP
Eric Allais  
5/24/2018   Post a comment
Distributors, retailers, and other organizations that rely heavily on warehouses or distribution centers to drive success are usually not well-served by standalone ERPs. Let's explore why.
Shrink Your Shipping Costs with a WMS Manifest System
Eric Allais  
2/26/2018   Post a comment
As more freight carriers make a shift to charging distributors and warehouse operators based on the dimensional size of individual packages, the cost of shipping is becoming another area where a WMS with an integrated manifesting system is able to deliver valuable cost savings.
Your Next WMS: Build it or Buy it?
Eric Allais  
7/3/2017   Post a comment
For companies involved in any form of distribution, warehousing, or ecommerce fulfillment, itís an important question to consider: whether to adopt a commercially available Warehouse Management System (WMS), or to build it in-house.
Supply Chains Stay the Course in 2017
Eric Allais  
12/1/2016   Post a comment
For 2017, the outlook is quite rosy. However, letís take the views of industry experts with a grain of salt and try to identify where the industry could or should be headed next year.
Streamline Your Cut Item Management By Leveraging the Right WMS
Eric Allais  
8/17/2016   Post a comment
A warehouse management system (WMS) can dramatically reduce cut item remnants and provide with other ancillary benefits
Want ROI? You Need Rationale, Organization, & Initiative
Eric Allais  
3/14/2016   Post a comment
You have to ensure a project has the right purpose, you have the right organization to embrace what needs to happen, and the ambition or initiative, to launch and continuously improve your processes to drive results.
Calculating the ROI of Your WMS
Eric Allais  
1/4/2016   (2) comments
Getting a positive ROI from a new WMS installation takes less time than distributors usually assume and the new system will continue to produce new improvements long after implementation.
5 Measurable Benefits that WMS Delivers
Eric Allais  
12/28/2015   (1) comment
At its core, a warehouse management system (WMS) is a tool for improving a warehouseís ROI through improved customer service. The five key benefits of a WMS are inventory management, workforce productivity, customer satisfaction, efficient use of space and more intelligent material handling equipment.




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EBN Dialogue enables you to participate in live chats with notable leaders and luminaries. Open to the entire EBN community of electronics supply chain experts, these conversations see ideas shared, comments made, and questions asked and answered in real time. Listed below are upcoming and archived chats. Stay tuned and join in!
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Live Chat 01/15: CPOs Re-Shape Their Business Roles
Increasingly chief procurement officers (CPOs) are re-shaping their organizational role to focus on creating results far beyond cost controls. A new IBM survey explores how.
Live Chat 11/12: Examining the Cyberthreat to Supply Chains
The number of cyberattacks is on the rise and hackers are targeting the supply chain. Drew Smith, founder and CEO of InfoArmor, will be on hand to discuss the reality of today's threat landscape and what to do about it.