LISA Warehouse Management System (WMS)

Streamlining the supply chain is fundamental to today’s competitive business environment. Key to that streamlining, is optimizing warehouse operations; from order management to dispatching to fulfillment and shipping. LISA distribution WMS products are seamlessly integrated with your business management solutions and are designed to better manage your supply chain, increase your visibility, your accuracy and the efficiency of your entire warehouse.

LISA Distribution is a world class solution tailored for Small/start-up, midsized and larger enterprises.

Definition of a WMS

By definition a WMS primarily aims to control the movement and storage of materials within a warehouse and process the associated transactions, including shipping, receiving, putaway and picking. A WMS monitors receipt, storage and goods movement from all locations to a final customer.

Bar Code scanning is 9 times faster than manual entry

  • Increase inventory accuracy by 60%
  • Increase warehouse productivity by 30%

LISA Warehouse management system uses real time Bar Code Scanning and data capture technology, such as barcode scanners and radio-frequency identification (RFID) to efficiently monitor the flow of products within each warehouse. Built with Web Browser based technology it runs on mobile browser technology.

Cost Justification

There are four cost justification areas for a WMS.

Inventory accuracy

Statistically, a data entry person makes 1 error every 300 keystrokes. If Radio Frequency technologies is introduced, the number of errors drops to 1 in 3 million.
By providing real time visibility, inventory accuracy can be improved by 20% or more. A WMS can totally eliminate the need for any physical inventory.

Reduce operational costs

Using Bar Code Scanning on wireless handheld scanners provides instant inventory visibility and availability to the customer service team as they are trying to meet their customers’ needs. The system has the most up to date availability information which will help improve fill rates. Since the WMS confirms picking and shipping against the Sales Order that the customer placed, the possibility of picking and shipping the wrong items is virtually eliminated.

Improve Customer Satisfaction

A WMS system will improve the efficiency of all warehouse functions from receiving, order picking, cycle counting, shipping, etc. Typically, a WMS will triple the number of lines picked and increases Outbound shipments by 15%. Configured warehouse layout with travel routes optimized will direct and guide the warehouse personnel through their inventory put-away, picking and cycle counting activities in the most efficient way possible.

Increase Efficiency

A reduction in operating expenses of up to 35% is typically realized by warehouses using a WMS. Inventory carrying costs can be reduced by as much as 27%.

Summary

A warehouse management system cost justification includes both tangible and intangible benefits. Here are main benefits:

  • Better inventory visibilty
  • Faster order fulfillment
  • Reduced warehouse labor costs
  • Cost of physical inventories eliminated
  • Lower shipping/freight costs
  • Increased warehouse productivity and pick speed
  • Reduced Shipping errors
  • Improved control over RMA’s
  • Optimization of your warehouse space

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