Warehouse Management Insiders

Configuring Your RedPrairie WMS System: A Time Saver Trick

Posted by Abdullah Alkeilani on Wed, January 15, 2014 @ 01:44 PM

I’m sure this scenario will sound familiar. I have seen many delighted customer faces as our professional trainer walks their IT and Super Users through configuration screens in a setup workshop training. They are happy because for the first time outside of the sales pitches, they actually have hands-on demos in setting up samples of areas, locations, footprints, etc. They suddenly realize how robust and easy it can be to configure RedPrairie’s WMS solutions (Now known as JDA's WMS solution).


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Tags: RedPrairie System Configuration, RedPrairie Tricks, RedPrairie WMS, JDA WMS, RedPrairie WMS Replenishments

8 Ways to Improve Your Warehouse Picking

Posted by Abdullah Alkeilani on Wed, May 01, 2013 @ 02:44 PM

In a typical warehouse, order picking is the most manual, labor-intensive, and expensive operation.  It can account for up to 60% of warehouse operating costs. Companies tend to focus on this area first because any improvement can positively impact their customer’s experience (think of transaction & delivery times, picking errors, product damage, etc.).



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Tags: JDA Warehouse Picking, Warehouse Picking, RedPrairie WMS, JDA WMS, JDA Warehouse Management, Warehouse Optimization

Success VS Chaos in the Warehouse: WMS Training Makes the Difference

Posted by Anna Lambidonis on Wed, April 17, 2013 @ 01:32 PM

Training is an area that is time and again overlooked during a Warehouse Management System (WMS) Implementation. A huge chunk of the project is focused on development and optimization to create a powerful and dynamic system. A system that has all the value added features.  A system that does everything under the sun and moon except bring you your morning coffee. However, at the end of the day, that value added is lost if little to no effort has been put into training your Managers, Supervisors, SME’s and Floor Personnel. Transitioning to a new system is often a difficult change for everyone involved. Having a solid training program will prepare your workforce for the transition in a comfortable and confident manner.

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Tags: JDA warehouse management system, JDA WMS, JDA Training, JDA WMS Training