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  • Ensure there’s no slave labour in your Black Friday warehouse

    05 November 2018

    Across the Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend, well over £7 billion will be spent in the UK alone, resulting in 225 million e-commerce parcels predicted to be in transit. That means warehouses will need an awful lot of additional labour to fulfil demand, and logistics workers with relevant skills are already scarce in some s...

  • Can we transform the skills shortage into a ‘change for good’?

    08 October 2018

    As WMS specialists, we meet with a lot of warehouse operations managers and over the past year, their feedback to us has followed a very consistent pattern. They can’t find the staff they need to run their warehouses and given the risks associated with Brexit, many are turning to automation instead.

  • Integrated supply chain execution with a ‘best of breed’ WMS

    14 September 2018

    This blog outlines how the breadth of functionality within SCE systems has expanded and the growing demand for 'best of breed' specialist solutions like WMS, made possible because of easy integration capabilities.

  • What are the benefits of investing in warehouse automation?

    16 August 2018

    Warehouse automation is a broad term and means different things to different organisations. We’ve got customers using Indigo WMS with fully automated warehouses while others use conveyors and “goods to person” picking to maximise efficiency. In some cases, simply migrating from a paper based operation to having a WMS in pla...

  • What should warehouse managers know about supply chain digitalisation?

    28 June 2018

    The Digital Supply Chain is expected to revolutionise supply chain operations by applying Industry 4.0 innovations - such as Internet of Things, advanced robotics, analytics, and big data - to achieve further efficiencies. What are the technologies currently available to support supply chain digitalisation? How can companie...