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Confessions of a Summer Intern: Does RF-SMART Live Out What It Says?

By Cap Mewborne on

Posted under: Culture

Summer is drawing to an end, and as RF-SMART’s summer intern, this means my time here is also wrapping up. As I come to this final stretch, I find myself thinking of how I would describe this company and the position I have held within it. RF-SMART defines its own culture with its Performance Principles, the statements they’ve declared as the standard for what Customers should expect. Being at RF-SMART just a few months, here are 4 Principles that have been the most visible to me.  

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Can you Relate to These Top Printing Headaches?

By Casey Rebman on

Posted under: Innovation

Every job comes with its challenges. But the real headaches come when it’s a challenge that should just work – like printing. After talking with companies across the globe, this seems to be a universal problem. If you’ve ever struggled getting your labels to print how you want them, the first time - this list is for you. 

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Customer Spotlight: 4 Reasons To Automate Manual Warehouse Processes

By Cap Mewborne on

Posted under: Implementation, NetSuite

BarProducts.com is a leading online retailer for bartending and bar supplies, and in the words of their COO, is the perfect example of “a business who came from an old way of doing things to quickly catching up to the forefront of warehouse management.” 

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Hardware Tip and Trick: Preparing for Operating Systems’ End of Life

By Jodi Nuszkowski on

Posted under: Innovation, JD Edwards, Oracle SCM Cloud, Microsoft Dynamics

No, the hardware zombie apocalypse is not coming, but Microsoft will soon reach its end of life for support for the Windows CE and Windows Embedded Handheld. Beginning in 2018 through 2020, Microsoft will phase out their support of various Windows Embedded Operating Systems. And since most rugged devices are currently running these systems today, it’s time to start planning the move to other Operating Systems as you begin to replace your older handhelds. 

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NetSuite Best Practices Series: Overcoming Multi-Channel Distribution Challenges

By George Gulliford on

Posted under: Metrics, NetSuite

In the past, most companies have operated in only one sales channel, which meant their distribution operations only had to deal with one set of distribution processes. Today, however, many companies operate in two, three or even four channels, which can be very challenging when you try to combine all the required distribution processes together into one efficient operation. 

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NetSuite Best Practices Series: Inventory Shrinkage - Where Did My Inventory Go?

By Holli Anderson on

Posted under: Metrics, NetSuite

Inventory shrinkage is one of the major problems in both distribution and retail, and most companies do not have a good idea as to why. The truth is: Without putting proper processes and procedures in place, you will never be able to understand where your inventory disappears - and will continue to see an eroding of your bottom line.  Every dollar of inventory you lose requires many more dollars of sales to recover.

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Do I need a full WMS? Quiz to Finding Your Place in JD Edwards

By Holli Anderson on

Posted under: JD Edwards

Oracle JD Edwards is a robust ERP with lots of functionality and modules to meet your business needs. If you’re considering implementing JDE or looking to make the most of your current investment, how do you know which module is right for your warehouse? Let’s start from the beginning. 

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