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Monitoring in intralogistics

ROIMA ACADEMYMonitoring in intralogistics The word ‘monitoring’ is defined by the Collins Dictionary as the “act of observing or recording an engine or other device or its activity or performance”. Cambridge Dictionary defines the verb ‘monitor’ as “to watch and check a situation carefully for a period of time in order to discover something about…

When do you need a WMS system and when is ERP enough?

When do you need a WMS system and when is ERP enough? Jani Säynäväjärvi, Lead consultant, logistics & warehouse A continuously changing operating environment with emerging customer requirements is part of companies’ daily life. Those who want to succeed must ensure the watertightness of their supply chain first in regard to their intralogistics; processes and…

Is a duct tape solution enough?

Roima Theses on how to improve intralogistics, part IV Efficient, effective and flexible warehouse cannot be created with a single trick. Instead, all parts of the supply chain process must be efficient and of high quality. Isolated “duct tape solutions” will not eliminate the root cause of ineffectiveness if no one wants to look for…

Roima’s Theses on How to Improve Intralogistics, Part 3

DYNAMIC, FLEXIBLE AND OPTIMIZED WAREHOUSE In an efficient warehouse, operations are not dependent on certain individuals; instead, all employees are capable of executing multiple different work operations. Job rotation diversifies tasks and increases job satisfaction. Learning new tasks is easy and quick, making the use of temporary employees a viable and cost-effective option upon need.…

Receiving Affects the Entire Chain

Roima’s Theses on How to Improve Intralogistics, Part II Receiving is one of the most important phases in the intralogistics supply chain; a mistake in receiving affects the entire chain and can, at its worst, multiply the costs. For example, an inaccurate stock balance entry in receiving distorts the real stock situation and is immediately…