our organization probably chose VISUAL as your ERP solution for several reasons. One of these may be VISUAL’s flexibility which has allowed you to grow your business. Another could be the ability to expand collaboration within your company. But have you noticed that the communication and collaboration ends there? Is there a gap between your ERP and your supply chain and are critical transactions continuing to happen outside of your ERP system? For example, once a Purchase Order is issued, do manual processes take over forcing your procurement team to manage your suppliers using emails, fax, and excel? Your organization has invested in VISUAL ERP, but at some point, you have to ask yourself - are you maximizing its technology to the fullest potential?
Putaway is one of those functions that is put on the backburner when there is a lot of picking, loading or replenishment to do. As a result, aisles become full, fill rates fall, and the warehouse starts to look like a maze of products.
Here are 8 great ideas for putaway success – warning discipline required!