You’ve just been tasked by your COO with the responsibility of selecting and implementing a labor management system as part of your supply chain operation. What do you do? Where should you start? Should you use your WMS provider’s solution or look for another vendor’s solution? These questions and many more will inevitably continue throughout your journey!
If the tight labor market and increased demand for improved customer service are a constant challenge, a labor management system (LMS) can help to mitigate these issues. A successful LMS can be secured through a properly designed and integrated change management program.
Sedlak consultant Lisa Betts recently completed certification in change management with Change Guides. She provides some of her insights from the course in Change Guides' spring newsletter and in today's post.
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In part five of this series, we explore change management and how it is a critical link in ensuring the smooth transition of new and upgraded DCs into functionally efficient live operations.
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Part four of this series focuses on designing a DC from an automation focus delineates a significant difference in how systems integrators and independent logistics consultants approach distribution solutions.
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In part three of this series, we discuss how the methodology of independent logistics consultants and a systems integrator may differ when it comes to objectivity in system design.
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Part two of this series examines some of the important questions that drive facility design decisions and how an independent logistics consultant like Sedlak Management Consultants, Inc., brings a depth and breadth of knowledge to guide the best-fit and most cost-efficient solutions for the client.
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Although systems integrators position themselves as single-source suppliers of distribution solutions, the increasingly complex nature of supply chains demands the broader scope of experience and unbiased methodologies of the independent logistics consultant. This five-part series addresses key questions and essential factors that make the choice of partner clear.
Read full post | Posted by on 01.27.14