Supervising on the Line by Gene Gagnon and revised by enVista CEO Jim Barnes is a book that seeks to inform the reader on how to lead, manage, communicate, direct and measure their associates. Supervising on the Line can act as a handbook for ready reference, able to help you meet the management challenges you face on a day-to-day basis. Last time in this series we introduced Supervising on the Line and covered Chapter 1: The Role of the First Line Supervisor. In this post, we’ll cover Chapter 2.
Labor Management System
Whatever challenges organizations face due to growth and technology obsolescence, real-time visibility to information and key performance indicators are critical for informed decision-making and maintaining a competitive advantage. Plus, efficiencies and cost savings are associated with leveraging a scalable ERP system that has enough flexibility to meet changing business demands. If your organization identifies with any of the following signs, it is likely time to explore how a new ERP system will provide a long-term, strategic advantage.
This week enVista is educating global shippers on our global spend management visibility solutions at Transport Logistic in Munich, Germany. We’ll be talking with visitors about what it takes to be a great global freight audit and payment provider.
Freight Audit & Payment,
SharePoint is an enterprise information portal that can be Intranet, Extranet, and Internet sites. It is a content and project management system from Microsoft that lets you manage collaboration and documentation. Users can create content, manage teams, approve concepts, share files, and much more. The key benefit of an application like Sharepoint is that it leads to substantially easier collaboration within your organization. But how do you know if Sharepoint is right for you?
Any goal is nearly impossible to achieve unless you have performed an honest self-assessment to figure out what your problem areas are and discovered ways in which you should attempt to change. The same thing is true when it comes to making changes at the company-wide level. Transportation spend accounts for a significant amount of money, so any money that might be saved from that expense could provide a big savings to the company’s bottom line.
Transportation Cost Management,
Selecting the proper warehouse management system (WMS) application for your organization should consist of evaluating which system supports your key business operational functions, your information technology strategy, and a strong value proposition/return on investment. A WMS can have many potentials cost savings impacts.
Warehouse Management Systems,
Many companies are at a crossroad as to whether to invest in a warehouse management system (WMS), warehouse control system (WCS), warehouse execution system (WES) or a combination of the three. The decision is made more confusing because of the overlap of some of the functions of each system.
Warehouse Management Systems,
Warehouse Control Systems,
Warehouse Execution Systems
In today’s rapidly advancing technology environment, new threats emerge every day which can prove problematic to your business. If you don’t consider yourself “tech savvy,” it can be tempting to throw your hands in the air because you can’t keep up with all the latest threats and how to combat them.
Recently, enVista had the opportunity to implement a retail software solution through its Enspire Commerce platform. Microsoft Dynamics for Operations served as the backend ERP supporting the financial and procurement processes using an enhanced integration layer (enVista’s EIF platform).
Microsoft Dynamics 365,
In recent years, there has been considerable debate about whether modern Goods-to-Person (GTP) item picking is superior to more traditional Person-to-Goods (PTG) item picking. Each picking methodology has its pros and cons, but how do they compare, and is one superior to the other?
Supply Chain Consulting,
supply chain management,
Supply Chain Solutions,
Person to Goods,
Goods to Person