We made it through the holidays through the Black Friday rush and the sales leading up to Christmas Day. As online continues to be the shopping method of choice, it is important to have a system in place that can keep up with the demand. As orders slow from the holidays, now is a great time evaluate software, equipment, and processes. What is working well and what is not working so well. From a business and warehouse operations standpoint, your Warehouse Management System (WMS) is the core foundation to enabling the success of your company. Here are some questions to ask yourself when evaluating your current WMS.
This year has come with a lot of challenges and changes to our everyday lives and along with that changes within the supply chain as well to keep up with shifting demands and trends. Some of the trends will probably stick around for a while, while others will probably adapt and change as time goes on. We have compiled a list of our top blogs of 2020. Here’s to a happy holiday season however you are celebrating it and a new year to come to start fresh.
Since the advent of the assembly line, supply chain management has been an important factor when it comes to success. While there has always been a need for access to real-time data, increasingly, legacy technology limitations are resulting in a flawed system with at-best, limited transparency that means keeping up with data-driven competitors is nearly impossible.
There’s been a lot of changes that have come about from the COVID-19 pandemic, the WMS software buyer behavior and the software buying process are just a few of these changes. Cadre has witnessed the necessary changes in the process and realize it may be a long time before the return to normal!
Taking a look back...Cadre offers a comprehensive review of how the holidays affect 3PL logistics, warehouses and supply chain solutions. Check out some of our past holiday content below. From prepping for the rush, to tips and easy ways you can succeed (and increase your bottom line!), Cadre’s got you covered.
On April 10th, Fog Software Group, parent company of Cadre Technologies, wrapped up its biennial User Group for customers and partners, which was hosted just outside of the city of Chicago in Schaumburg, IL. The event brought together several software companies and their customers, providing training sessions and partner opportunities, and providing fun networking opportunities fueled by beverages, delicious food options, and most importantly, all the activities at Punchbowl Social, including bowling, games, and karaoke!
In just a few weeks, Fog Software Group will be hosting its biennial User Group for its companies and their customers.
As the parent company of Cadre Technologies, Cadre customers are invited to attend this User Group event packed with fun activities, networking opportunities and invaluable software trainings and seminars that will benefit users of the various software companies under Fog Software Group‘s portfolio.
For any distribution or 3PL company, the holiday season takes preparation to make sure packages get out the door as quickly as they came in and that quality is not sacrificed for speed.
The annual holiday shopping season is a test of the global supply chain. How the companies survive or thrive depends on how multi-channel inventory management systems service the fulfillment demands of multi-channel customers.
Online retailing is sucking up the majority of available warehouse space in the U.S., forcing operators to look for locations in the nation’s hottest markets: New York City, San Francisco, Miami, Chicago, and Los Angeles.