Sept 2016

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Welcome

Welcome to wmsCONNECTOR, a quarterly newsletter for the Exeter WMS user community. Its purpose is to present information and tips that will provoke thought, discussion, and help advance your warehouse operations. Content will be driven by feedback, so please answer surveys and email me with comments, tips, desired subjects, or questions. Sharing our collective intelligence (or “connecting”) will help us better cope with change – an ever-accelerating part of our lives.

George Goulet, Director of Sales

                                                                                                                                              

Featured Article

Replenishment Management

Making sure product is in the right place at the right time

replenishmentWhat are your habits when it comes to filling your car with gas? Do you fill up before reaching 1/2 empty, wait for a “low fuel” warning light, or wait until you need gas for a trip?  Do you adjust your habits for different driving conditions? What kind of driver are you when it comes to replenishment in your warehouse? What kind of controls do you use?

Your objective is relatively simple – make sure product is available in location so that orders can be picked as efficiently as possible.   Read more….

                                                                                                                                             

WMSei Corner

User comment and transaction history

Asked If WMSei refreshed the look and feel of their WMS, improved navigation, and reduced training time for new employees,  Tammie Faulk, Warehouse Supervisor at ITT Goulds Pumps replied:  “It did feel like we got a new modern system without giving up the WMS that we know and love.” Read More

                                                                                                                                           

Shorts

See the Light

Would you ever chose to not turn on your car’s headlights at night?  You want as much visibility as possible to efficiently navigate around any obstacles that may be in your path. Read More…

                                                                                                                                            

Interesting Stats

memory

Source: iDashboard’s Webinar – Psychology of Visualization August 2016

What do you Remember?

Studies show that you remember:

  • 80% of what you see
  • 20% of what you read
  • 10% of what you hear

 

                                                                                                                                           

Customer News

PartyLite Has a New Partner

PartyLite, a long-time Exeter WMS customer with warehouses in Batavia, IL and the  Netherlands, is now partnered with Candle-Lite Company under a new holding company named Luminex Home Décor & Fragrance Company. This new company represents the coming together of two of the world’s leading providers of quality home decor and fragrance products. Both companies manufacture and distribute their candles.  The new entity will establish the foundation to create a leading global omni-channel home décor & fragrance company, leverage their R&D and product development efforts, and ensure broad consumer reach by both companies.  PartyLite is owned by the Carlyle Group; Candle-Lite by Centre Lane Partners, LLC.

partilite          Luminex         candle-lite

                                                                                                                                             

Business Quotes

Technology is nothing. What’s important is that you have a faith in people, that they’re basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they’ll do wonderful things with them.                                                                                                  Steve Jobs

                                                                                                                                                 

Notable Quote

“Whether you think you can or think you can’t…you’re right!

Henry Ford

                                                                                                                                                 

Connect With Us

Interactive Systems, Inc.
61 Spit Brook Road, Suite 406
Nashua,NH 03060
(603) 318-7700
Help Desk: Support@isi-exeter.com

Send your questions and comments to George Goulet
Exeter WMS Products and Services