Inventory Optimisation in the Cloud

February 24th, 2020|

Businesses need to maintain a balance between stock availability, which is usually a good thing, and carrying too much inventory, which is generally not. Getting this right is a headache for any business but it can be doubly problematic for a smaller enterprise, and without effective stock control, time consuming and expensive. Some may struggle […]

Did you struggle with the Xmas peak? Does it need to happen every year?

January 23rd, 2020|

As the memory of an overindulgent festive season recedes you might be reviewing how well you coped with the seasonal rush. If your business’ pre-Christmas crescendo went without a hitch you might be reviewing a job well done. Others may still be wondering what went wrong, with their thoughts turning to potential solutions – such […]

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

November 12th, 2019|

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 releases enhanced App-based stock-take functionality

October 21st, 2019|

ProSKU WMS continues to enhance its stock management functionality to meet best practice requirements for e-commerce, fulfilment and wholesale clients. The latest release of the ProSKU App includes an improved stock-take module that maximises efficiency with real time validation and eliminates paper and manual updates. It handles pre-planned stock-takes as well as ad hoc […]

ProSKU to exhibit at E-Commerce Expo 2019

September 3rd, 2019|

ProSKU are on stand N12, E-Commerce Expo 2019 to demonstrate how their cloud-hosted system can improve stock management, picking and despatch for e-commerce retailers.

The company will showcase their ProSKU system which can capture and manage multi-channel web orders, fully integrate pick and despatch operations and link to carrier selection solutions for customer delivery to streamline […]

ProSKU launches new 3PL charging functions

August 14th, 2019|

ProSKU WMS has released a revised third party charging module providing significant enhancements aimed at the needs of its growing logistics and e-fulfilment customer base.

An automated charge calculation module with the flexibility to handle varied customer charging requirements is an essential part of any WMS solution for logistics and fulfilment providers. It allows the production […]

ProSKU announces two new signings

June 24th, 2019|

OPT Services and APD Autoparts & Diagnostics have both recently selected ProSKU to manage their stock management, warehouse and distribution operations.

Based in Ipswich, Suffolk, OPT Services supplies fibre optic cables and products to the telecommunications industry. The company was looking for a system to optimise its warehouse and logistics operations and to help streamline their […]

Pick up and drop pallet handling

May 16th, 2019|

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 […]

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 […]