Warehouse Management

Warehouse Management System

Managing a logistics warehouse has always been challenging, and trends in logistics management continue to make it harder every day especially in the current uncertain times where digital disruption is evident. Adopting new normal warehouse management practices and solutions helps keep inventory movement efficiently through the system, which is a critical factor in serving customers and securing increasing operating margins through improved warehouse safety & productivity.

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Benefits of Warehouse Management Software
  • Real-time visibility in order processing for customers and workforce.
  • Timely Alerts on various activities like invoices, late payments, and goods conditions.
  • Increased customer satisfaction through self-service portals.
  • Reduce operational overheads and improve overall efficiency in warehouse operations
  • Optimum accuracy for warehouse invoice entries, reduced errors.
  • Eliminate errors in invoicing through standard rates and user controls.
  • Eliminate paper works and initiates faster invoice processing.
  • Proper checks on invoicing manipulations and fraud in logistics.
  • Complete visibility on outstandings for on-time invoice payment.
  • Effective data coordination with finance & back office.
  • Reduce time taken for picking up goods and tracking equipment.
  • Improve shelf life of perishable goods. intruder detection alerts. 
  • Resource optimization, improves warehouse productivity & safety.
  • Read more on  benefits of deploying warehouse management system.
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Features of Warehouse Management Software
  • Auto suggesting the zones based on the commodity unloaded in the arrival bay.
  • Order Received and Proof Of Delivery Management upon arrival of cargo in the warehouse.
  • Stock monitoring & ageing details of each order.
  • Integrated Operations. Track movement of cargo from warehouse to customer location.
  • Pre-defined customer rates for invoice generation.
  • Alerts on warehouse demurrage expiry and calculations.
  • Invoice preparation &  settlement against multiple invoices as full or partial payments.
  • Preparing the next day work planning. Workers required based on the loads etc.
  • Paperless invoices with historical data backup with Warehouse Management System
  • Indoor air quality and environment monitoring inside the warehouse.
  • Customer visibility on their warehoused inventory & space booking along with consignment booking.
  • Zone compatibility suggestions like Hazardous cargo need to keep in separately.
  • Track the cargo movement and storage time in each zone.
  • Tracking warehouse forklift, inventory and equipment activity in each storage zone. 

Smart warehouse management solutions

Ripples-FMS smart warehouse solutions
  • Real-time warehouse monitoring dashboard to locate people, consignments & fixed assets
  • Track movement of inventory bins, pallets in storage areas, time spent in each zone.
  • Track movement of forklifts, their usage within the warehouse zones with an accuracy of 2.5 square meters
  • Monitoring the movement of people – worker count, contractors, visitors, technicians to understand the warehouse workflow.
  • Ensuring that warehouse staff is available when needed. Contact tracking and productivity tracking, including that of attendance.
  • Monitoring of indoor temperature, humidity, pressure, opening of bays, and intruder detection in warehouses
  • Define hazardous zones, go / no go zones, restricted entry areas for selected workers. Instant alerts and notifications for corrective actions.
  • Data analytics tools to gain new insights, which help in improving productivity, safety, and compliance in warehouses
  • Different warehouse management software modules to choose from, easy to deploy, online / onsite training & implementation.