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Pick up and drop pallet handling

ProSKU WMS has added new system functionality to handle ‘pick up and drop’ pallet handling, a common requirement for warehouse operators using a ‘narrow aisle’ racking configuration.  

Operation of narrow aisle racking, also sometimes called VNA (very narrow aisle) is usually managed using a specialised type of mechanical handling equipment (MHE), a narrow aisle […]

May 16th, 2019|

Can web orders be imported into a WMS for integrated stock management?

With the rapid growth in online retailer numbers as well as the development of the e-fulfilment sector, the need for logistics execution systems to connect with web marketplaces and e-commerce solutions has never been more important. ProSKU WMS is no exception, having been developed specifically for web deployment and equipped with a suite of APIs […]

February 21st, 2019|

Tradefix Direct takes on ProSKU to manage increasing volumes

Manchester-based Tradefix Direct supplies the construction and joinery trades with a range of products that includes fixings and fastenings, tools, sealants and adhesives, roofing products and ironmongery. The business was started in 2008 by managing director Paul Kershaw and has undergone significant growth since then. In 2014 after a period of successful trading and […]

February 4th, 2019|

New integrator offers cost effective marketplace integration for ProSKU

After they’ve used their mouse or fingertip to select the ‘buy now’ option, most online customers aren’t that interested in how their orders get to them. They only care how soon they’ll arrive or why, on occasions, they are delayed. But behind the scenes, several different IT platforms can be involved in the fulfilment process, […]

December 21st, 2018|

Are you asking the wrong question about WMS?

If you are asking why you need a cloud-based WMS you might be asking the wrong question…

Many smaller and growing businesses see the management of their warehouses as a necessarily evil. Chances are that the business grew out of a great idea or some passion or expertise by the founder. It is unlikely that warehouse […]

November 21st, 2018|

Coping with the Rush (A WMS is not just for Christmas!)

In a week or two, if not already, the majority of online retailers selling products whose sales peak at Christmas time will be hitting their busiest commercial trading period.

It’s the time of year for many such businesses when, hopefully, the advanced preparation and planning done beforehand pays off. The systems and procedures put in place […]

November 12th, 2018|

ProSKU WMS gets kitted out!

The ProSKU cloud WMS continues to develop in line with marketplace expectations and to address the increasingly diverse needs found in the e-commerce sector. A recent addition to the already rounded functionality available in ProSKU is the addition of a new module for kitting.

Kitting is known by various terms including bill of materials, product assembly […]

September 21st, 2018|

Auto putaway or manual? You can’t beat the (WMS) system!

When it comes to receiving goods and looking for somewhere to put them, a modern WMS can surpass the knowledge of even your most competent warehouse operative. It can do this because it holds a map of the storage locations in your warehouse and records what’s stored in them in real time. 

This means that […]

September 17th, 2018|

ProSKU WMS to exhibit at eCommerce Expo 2018

ProSKU will be on stand E542 at eCommerce Expo 2018, 26-27 September at Olympia, London to demonstrate its cloud-hosted warehouse management system (WMS).

ProSKU WMS is a feature rich software solution that offers users effective working processes to handle all aspects of stock and location control and delivers accuracy, efficiency and discipline to the management […]

September 5th, 2018|

Cloud WMS – competing on level terms

Just as retailers have been optimising their supply chains for just-in-time and minimum inventories, so have shoppers. It seems shoppers now visit their favourite stores more frequently and buy fewer items each time, replacing the traditional weekly or fortnightly visit to the supermarket that became the established model during the 1980s. It could be that […]

August 30th, 2018|