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

February 21st, 2019|

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 […]

Tradefix Direct takes on ProSKU to manage increasing volumes

February 4th, 2019|

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 […]

New integrator offers cost effective marketplace integration for ProSKU

December 21st, 2018|

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, […]

Are you asking the wrong question about WMS?

November 21st, 2018|

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 […]

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

November 12th, 2018|

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 […]

ProSKU WMS gets kitted out!

September 21st, 2018|

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 […]

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

September 17th, 2018|

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 […]

ProSKU WMS to exhibit at eCommerce Expo 2018

September 5th, 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 […]

Cloud WMS – competing on level terms

August 30th, 2018|

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 […]

Do I need to bar-code all my products in order to use a warehouse management system (WMS)?

July 31st, 2018|

This is a common misconception among those unfamiliar with such systems.

The short answer is no, you don’t, but it may depend on how you use the system. When we say ‘warehouse management system’, or WMS, we usually mean the software that does the managing in the background. The application, either locally hosted or cloud-based that […]