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How to Prepare Your Warehouse for Peak Season

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 31, 2022 1:16:09 PM / by Logimax posted in WMS, warehouse operations, supply chain management, Shipping, warehouse management system, peak season, holiday shipping

The holiday rush is upon us, and many retailers are already preparing for the busiest shopping days of the year, also known as Peak Season for sales and shipping. Since this is a make-or-break time for many businesses, shipping disruptions can lead to lost sales and unhappy customers for your clients. No one wants that!

The solution is to maintain good relationships with your clients by getting their orders out on

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How to Maintain Order and Process Returns in the Warehouse Efficiently

[fa icon="calendar'] May 26, 2022 10:49:51 AM / by Logimax posted in Supply Chain, Logimax, WMS, Best WMS, Product Data Management, supply chain management, warehouse management software, recalls, returns, 3PL software, product returns, distribution, warehouse operation, inventory management

Product returns are always a hassle. Whether it's due to shipment damage, product malfunction, or product recall, managing returns effectively is essential for 3PLs and warehouses. One of the biggest challenges when handling returns is keeping employees' labor-intensive tasks well organized. Through automated processing and integration with external systems, your 3PL

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Cold Chain Warehouse Best Practices

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 12, 2022 10:00:00 AM / by Logimax posted in Logimax, WMS, supply chain management, warehouse management software, cold chain supply, cold storage maintenance, cold storage

From initial production to getting products directly into consumers’ hands, the supply chain industry has many working arms. When it comes to 3PL warehousing and storage, it’s not just racks and pallets of cartons being housed in a building with four walls and a roof. Many products have very specific storage requirements, especially those considered cold chain items. 

What is Cold Chain? 

The cold chain involves temperature management of perishable products. Certain environmental requirements must be adhered to in order to maintain the quality and safety of each product stored. Required conditions can range from flash freezing to 

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3 Major 3PL Supply Chain Challenges for 2022

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 15, 2022 12:10:23 PM / by Logimax posted in Logistics Software, 3PL, Logimax, WMS, Best WMS, COVID-19, supply chain management, Omicron Variant, 2022 Challenges, Labor Shortage, Shipping, warehouse management software

2021 was a rough year for everyone, including the product distribution industry. So what does 2022 have in store for the industry now? More problems, of course! Any business involved in product distribution and third-party logistics (3PL) is facing new challenges to get their products to customers in a timely fashion. The general public is still seeing bare shelves in stores and suppliers are struggling to provide inventory to fill the void. Adding new issues to the already ongoing industry problems has been quite a hurdle for manufacturers, warehouses, and retailers alike. 

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Risky Business vs. Risk Management: JIT vs. JIC in the Warehouse

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 20, 2022 1:33:57 PM / by Logimax posted in 3PL, Warehouse Software, Best WMS, supply chain management, WMS Buying Process, warehouse management, JIT, JIC, risk management, supply chain crisis, Just In Time, Just in Case

Just-In-Time (JIT) inventory control is well known in the warehouse management industry. Most recently, JIT has become quite a challenge for many industries due to supply chain uncertainty. This has resulted in manufacturing and warehouse distribution paralysis worldwide. Was your company prepared for the crisis? If not, it's time to consider a Just-in-Case (JIC) approach.

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Why Your WMS Software is Key to Unlocking Current Supply Chain Problems

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 10, 2022 10:00:19 AM / by Logimax posted in Logistics Software, 3PL, Supply Chain, WMS, choosing software, trends, warehouse operations, supply chain management, IBM software, warehouse management, JIT, JIC

You’ve read it in the headlines. It affects everyday life whether you are the consumer or a product supplier. Severe supply chain backlogs are crippling product sales everywhere and it’s not only costing companies significantly but straining customer relationships. Issues can include late shipments, persistent out-of-stocks, and disgruntled end-users, to name a few.

With no supply chain relief in the near future, you must have a strong grasp of your current warehouse management system (WMS) software and its capabilities, or lack thereof. Does your current WMS software live up to your expectations? If not, a re-evaluation may be in order.

To be the most efficient, and therefore most profitable, during and after this dreadful supply chain crisis, the right WMS software can help you succeed.

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