A warehouse system with a scanner modernizes your warehouse
A modern and competitive warehouse requires a warehouse system with a scanner. Yes, we believe it’s that simple. A warehouse system makes quick and noticeable improvements in your warehouse work routines. While we’re at it, let’s add that processes in the warehouse become much easier when you have a warehouse system.
Okay, now let’s slow down a bit and take it easy because we understand that for some, getting a Warehouse Management System (WMS) may not sound as simple. However, a warehouse system has many advantages, and we want you to understand them in a simple and understandable way—that’s why we’re here. Who wouldn’t want a modern and competitive warehouse? We dare say that the benefits of a warehouse system are something you and your colleagues have wished for at least once.
What is a Warehouse System with Scanner?
Let’s start with the basics of a warehouse system. To create an understanding of what it entails, we’ll break down the term into its two parts: ‘warehouse system’ and ‘scanner.’
A warehouse system is a system that automates your warehouse processes. With a warehouse system, these processes are carried out using handheld scanners that guide you, inform you, and ensure that your warehouse is continuously updated. As partners, ‘warehouse system’ and ‘scanner’ are the combination that optimizes your warehouse.
"Change, as brought by a warehouse system, results in warehouse logistics benefits that can be felt throughout the company."
Implementing a warehouse system requires change, and implementing something new naturally brings about changes on multiple fronts. However, the change brought by a warehouse system results in warehouse logistics benefits that can be felt throughout the company. To further explain our warehouse system, the next point we’ll elaborate on is precisely these benefits.
A WMS Streamlines the Warehouse by 25-40%
Benefits of a Warehouse System with Scanner
As mentioned, a warehouse system with a scanner involves working with a handheld terminal. You receive goods from suppliers or returns from customers via the handheld terminal. During item placement, your warehouse system guides you to the optimal location for the product.
A warehouse system will enhance your company on competitive parameters and make the path to improvement clearer.
It’s also possible to fulfill or move items between locations using the handheld terminal—a warehouse system with a scanner keeps itself continuously updated. When it’s time to pick items, the warehouse system with a scanner acts as a strategic planner for the most efficient picking route for you to follow.
When sending out the picked orders, the handheld terminal automatically prints packing slips and shipping labels. In short, the warehouse system is with you throughout the entire journey of the product.
If you’re not yet clear on the benefits the system provides, please hang on for a bit longer. First, a warehouse system ensures that shipping errors are avoided, as the system, as mentioned earlier, keeps control of the warehouse throughout the product’s journey. This means that a warehouse system will increase your customers’ satisfaction. Your customers are guaranteed to receive their orders efficiently and with the correct products.
Secondly, a warehouse system with a scanner saves time. As the system automates more processes, your warehouse staff will experience significantly more clarity and transparency. This also makes it easier to train new employees since the handheld terminal guides you through all the processes in the warehouse.
Thirdly, let’s get back to the increased customer satisfaction that you’ll experience with a warehouse system. This increased satisfaction will make your company more competitive. To sum it up, the system and the scanner will increase your company’s competitiveness and make the path to improvement clearer.
A system that keeps you continuously updated
It’s also possible to fulfill or move items between locations using the handheld terminal—a warehouse management system with a scanner keeps itself continuously updated. When it’s time to pick items, the warehouse system acts as a strategic planner for the most efficient picking route for you to follow.
A modern warehouse has a warehouse system with a scanner
Yes, we dare to say that a modern warehouse has a warehouse management system because it’s important for a modern warehouse to be competitive. With a warehouse system, it’s easy to scale your warehouse processes according to your needs during growth and seasonal fluctuations. A warehouse system with a scanner operates according to your needs with an intuitive approach, making it easy to scale up or down your warehouse workforce.
At Apport, we develop warehouse systems with scanners that make warehouse logistics easy for you and your employees. We ensure that we are there when you need to implement your warehouse system with a scanner and provide ongoing assistance. The most important thing for us is to ensure that the system is properly integrated with your employees.