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Warehouse Security Protection: Part I – Preventing Theft

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 3, 2022 12:25:06 PM / by Logimax posted in Logimax, WMS, warehouse management software, 3PL software, warehouse security, theft, protect your warehouse, inventory shrinkage

Welcome to the first in a three-part series on Warehouse Security Protection. In this series, you will find information on how to identify areas of your company most likely at risk for security threats like theft, physical intervention (intentional or unintentional), and cybercrimes, plus helpful prevention methods against common security risks.

While it can be difficult to think about 3PL or warehouse security threats, it's important to remember that they can happen when 

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Warehouse Software Users Cautiously Embrace Change in 2022

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 26, 2022 12:36:19 PM / by Logimax posted in Logimax, WMS, warehouse management software, warehouse technology trends, inventory management, 2022 trends

Supply chain and labor challenges resulting from the pandemic have led to companies adopting more modern methods of running their distribution facilities over the past year, but leaders are somewhat guarded in doing so given the economy.

The following are some of the key trends from a recent annual survey by Modern Materials Handling. The survey results are 

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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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How to Get More Warehouse Customers and Keep the Ones You Have

[fa icon="calendar'] May 9, 2022 8:41:30 AM / by Logimax posted in Logimax, Best WMS, warehouse management software, technology in warehouse, Increase 3PL Customers, attract more warehouse clients

A primary goal for any business is to keep their current customers and increase the bottom line with new sales. Logistics companies are no different. You secured and have kept your current customers for a reason – you're doing a great job overall. Whether your facility offers services designed to address an industry’s unique needs or is an expert in managing supply chain logistics, it’s important to know what your business is best at and to promote it. Do your

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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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Keep Your WMS Up-to-Date: 5 Considerations

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 1, 2022 11:14:34 AM / by Logimax posted in Warehouse Software, Logimax, WMS, Best WMS, parcel shipping, WMS Buying Process, warehouse management software, warehouse management system

Distributors, 3PLs, and manufacturers have had more than enough challenges on their hands recently. It’s no surprise if you haven’t had time to focus on your warehouse management system (WMS) inadequacies. If you find that your system can’t keep up with the ever-changing demands of everyday product fulfillment, now is the time to contemplate investing in your WMS. Consider the following five key recommendations to keep your business operating efficiently and your WMS operations up-to-date. 

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Top 5 Warehouse Technology Trends for 2022

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 17, 2022 9:30:00 AM / by Logimax posted in WMS, warehouse management, warehouse management software, warehouse management system, technology in warehouse, warehouse technology trends

Warehouse management is more important than ever before.

The continued boom of eCommerce, coupled with the crippling effects of COVID-19 have resulted in a need for increased efficiency and effectiveness.

But what should you look for?

What trends are expected to be game-changers in the world of warehousing?

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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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