Supervisor generates pick list and staging map.
Operator uses unit, bin and floor tags to locate inventory.
Collect all items required for shipment, decrement warehouse inventory.
Verify all items on pallet match Bill of Lading.
When Bill of Lading is fulfilled, pack, wrap, label and tag pallets.
Verify this is the right truck, and associate pallet with Truck ID.
Verify shipments to avoid costly errors and returns
Shipping errors can jeopardize revenue and customer relationships. When your order fulfillment process relies heavily on humans to pick the correct inventory, verify pallet contents and load them on the right truck, mistakes are inevitable. But little mistakes can have big consequences, both in terms of what it takes to rectify the situation, and the impact it has on customer relations and future orders.
Automating shipping with RFID, can streamline dock operations and largely eliminate embarrassing, costly errors. It can also help your business keep up with ever-shorter lead time expectations from your customers, which you might someday turn into a competitive advantage.
TraxWare for Shipping Verification
TraxWare for shipping verification can help businesses slash staging, packing and shipping times, and eliminate common errors such as inventory placed in the wrong bin locations, and picking and packing the wrong products or product quantities.
TraxWare improves picking accuracy and speed, by eliminating paper pick lists, instead presenting clear pick instructions on a hand-held reader, and sequencing the pick for maximum efficiency. Capabilities such as associating an order with the delivery vehicle eliminate other shipping errors. Imagine, always shipping the right product to the right customer on the right truck.
- Automatically confirm shipment and/or receipt of goods
- Provide, initiate, or verify an ASN
- Reporting, analytics, and complete audit trail of picked and shipped goods
- Flexible use of fixed and mobile readers from leading hardware manufactures
- Interface with existing MES, WMS, accounting, and database systems
- Standard and customized workflows using RFID, barcode, and hybrid designs
Use TraxWare Shipping Verification to streamline shipping operations, and eliminate the costly errors that kill profitability and put repeat orders at risk.
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A FOUNDATION BUILT ON RFID
US Manufacturing is seeing a resurgence but to stay competitive manufacturers must go beyond lean practices and implement Smart Manufacturing practices.
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