March 2020 has saw Britons spending an additional £1.9bn on groceries – that’s a comparable spend to those witnessed around Christmas time!
There’s no doubting that our essential workers, warehouse operators and hauliers have done (and continue to do) an incredible job helping to meet the food demand of the country. From a transport and warehousing perspective the entire supply chain has clearly been stretched to capacity over the past weeks.
The ability to flex during busy spells doesn’t have to come at the result of just employing more staff. Warehousing operators who use Warehouse Management Systems operate in an efficient and cost-effective way. These technologies help maintain control and provide the flexibility needed to manage and support these operation as the inbound and outbound freight workload changes.
HaulTech Warehouse Management System (WMS) users claim to see efficiency savings of up to 40% so warehouse teams have the time they need to focus their efforts in the areas that best support and are most impactful to the warehouse operation.
From goods arriving through the doors of a warehouse before being placed into their holding location, from receipt of a customer’s instruction to then pick and pack goods through to the items being loading onto a truck the entire warehouse management process is simple and, more importantly, connected together using HaulTech’s WMS.
Updating and managing excel spreadsheets becomes a thing of the past. There’s no more creating and printing off warehouse paperwork and there is no more hunting around to understand what stock quantities exist and where they’re located within the warehouse.
Instead, these warehousing operations (and their customer) have access to, and visibility of, all inbound and outbound orders, stock movements and live stock levels without the need for anyone to pick up the phone or go hunting.
With the latest cost-effective barcode scanning technology sitting at the heart of a warehouse operator’s role checking off inbound receipts, knowing what product is where and getting a customer’s ordered picked and prepared for despatch couldn’t be easier.
If you’d like to explore how HaulTech’s Warehouse Software solution can help aid the control and management of your warehouse operation (whilst simultaneously helping you to enhance your service offering to your customer click here, or contact the team today.