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How to Make MRO Supply Businesses Better

When it comes to staying on top of the game in distribution, everything revolves around the basics. The companies you serve need what they need – when they need it. If they can’t get it from you in a timely manner, they will look elsewhere. Here are some thoughts regarding staying on top in the […]

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How to Improve Small Parts Picking Operations for Order Fulfillment or Manufacturing Operations

One of the greatest challenges facing order fulfillment and manufacturing companies is maintaining accuracy during small parts picking operations. Maintaining order accuracy during the picking process is critical to achieving client satisfaction and to ensuring that inventory is properly counted. When orders contain a variety of different small parts, the overall efficiency of the picking […]

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“Good to Great” applied in Supply Chain

“Great!”- An expression that takes appreciation to another level. Whether it’s a business or any other aspect of life, everyone wants to surpass the rest. Every day, millions of people work hard and sacrifice their preferences and amenities to improve their current standing. The effort and sacrifices surely payoff, but only if it’s in the […]

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3 Ways to Improve Warehouse Order Accuracy

Accuracy and perfection are always needed to excel in any kind of work. But how do you really achieve accuracy? Adopting different methods and strategies can help you gain veracity. Some of the methods are cost effective, but some may seem to cost an arm and a leg but will definitely boost your productivity. Without […]

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Ways to Boost Warehouse Employee Productivity

The competition in the market has increased a lot as everyone is doing the best they can to get maximum productivity in the smallest amount of time; but it is not that easy, is it? Warehouse management is a major part of the business. It requires efficiency and a proper check and balance of every […]

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How to Maximize Existing Warehouse Space

The Real Estate market is booming and warehouse space is both expensive and surprisingly limited. For many business owners, expansion is either not an option or can be a dangerous risk to take as they consider the likelihood of impending market shifts. The cost of larger space combined with the cost of transitioning stock and […]

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Warehouse Tech-Build the Supply Chain of Your Dreams Part 3 of 3

We’re still dreaming….remember you have an unlimited budget and an amazing IT department… So far in talking about building the supply chain of our dreams we touched on what robots and hardware could do to enhance the workplace, now let’s focus on Software. Aside from the physical logistics of handling materials and managing workers and […]

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Warehouse Tech: Build the Supply Chain of Your Dreams Part 1 of 3

Imagine you have an unlimited budget and an amazing IT department… what new technologies would you implement for your warehouse and supply management systems? Which would you choose to improve first? Inventory handling? Personnel management? Transportation efficiency? How does your own warehouse utilize recent advances in technology? Pretending you have that unlimited budget, here are […]

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Polar Vortex

The first hot new phrase of 2014 could arguably be “Polar Vortex.” According to Wikipedia, a polar vortex is a persistent large scale cyclone located near the planet’s geographical poles. It’s not the first time the phenomenon has been identified, but it certainly did become a common topic the week of January 6, 2014, when […]

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Xact Warehouse Solutions’ Core Values and Mission Statement

In June, Xact Warehouse Solutions team members, Kevin Kelley and Stacy Kelley, reflected on the lessons learned during their EntreLeadership week in May. Below is the set of Core Values and the Mission Statement inspired by that reflection. Xact Warehouse Solutions’ Core Values 1. Serve God and serve others. 2. Treat others the way we […]

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