Home Furnishings Distributor Jofran Increases Warehouse Productivity by More Than 50% with HighJump WMS

Posted by Janae Smith on Nov 9, 2017 9:00:06 AM

Jofran, Inc. is a leading importer and distributor of home furnishings from around the world with factories in Asia, Vietnam, China and Indonesia. The furniture manufacturer also has a 3PL that just recently opened in Moreno Valley, CA and has its own distribution center just right outside of Boston, MA. With a commitment to creating affordable and functional furniture with style, Jofran needed to evolve its time-consuming business processes in order to keep up with demand and ensure superior customer satisfaction.

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Topics: Distribution & Logistics, Videos, Customers

In Directed Put-Away, You Want to place product in the best possible location

Posted by Melroy Coelho on Nov 2, 2017 10:42:50 AM

If the best possible location is not available, you want to place it in the next best location and so on and so forth. In HighJump's Enterprise 3PL solution you tell the system the criteria that you wish it to use for the purpose of identifying the best and the next best locations.

You define your criteria by means of sequences. Each sequence contains a number of parameters for selecting a location. The following example shows five sequences that progressively define increasingly less desirable locations.

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Topics: 3PL, Distribution & Logistics

5 Ways Delaying Your WMS Project Costs More Than You Think

Posted by Ian McCue on Oct 19, 2017 8:00:00 AM

At first, it may not make sense: how could not replacing your warehouse management system cost your business money? After all, a warehouse management system (WMS) replacement project brings costs around licensing, services and, in some cases, hardware and additional staffing.

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Topics: Distribution & Logistics, Retail, eCommerce, Omni-Channel

HighJump and Teletrac Navman Partner

Posted by Heather Smith on Oct 10, 2017 7:10:00 AM

 HighJump announced today the integration of Prophesy Dispatch TMS and Teletrac Navman DIRECTOR, the industry’s leading fleet management solution.

The integration creates a seamless workflow between every component of a load and ensures compliance with the upcoming electronic logging device (ELD) rule in the United States.

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Topics: Distribution & Logistics, Transportation, News

Klim Wins the Race of Accuracy and Efficiency with HighJump WMS

Posted by Janae Smith on Oct 5, 2017 8:00:00 AM

 

Klim Technical Riding Gear is the global leader in designing, developing and manufacturing the most advanced motor sports apparel for the snowmobile and motorcycle rider. Utilizing the world’s highest technologies in waterproof, breathable, durable and comfortable materials, Klim builds gear for the most demanding riders and distributes its products through nearly 800 dealers today.

Successfully setting up Klim’s 60,000 square foot distribution center in Rigby, ID to support multiple picking strategies, such as pick to pallet in conjunction with small order picking, posed a challenge. The company looked for a solution with intelligent picking derivatives and out-of-box warehouse functionality to increase efficiency and productivity. After implementing HighJump Warehouse Management System (WMS), Klim gained the processes needed to stay accurate and efficient without having any costly customizations.

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Topics: Distribution & Logistics, Videos, Customers

Dental City Automates Warehouse Operations to Gain 300% More Business

Posted by Janae Smith on Sep 25, 2017 7:00:00 AM

 

Founded in 1993, Dental City was built from scratch, one customer at a time and vendor-by-vendor taking great pride in gaining customers the old-fashioned way with superior service and fair prices. Dental City is a leading distributor of a wide array of quality dental supplies to dentists across the United States today, servicing nearly 13,000 dentist customers and selling all types of consumable supplies, such as gloves, masks, and anesthetics.

Before implementing HighJump Warehouse Management System (WMS), Dental City had reached its operational capacity utilizing paper processes for picking, shipping and invoicing. Once the owners recognized that further growth wouldn’t be achievable on a manual system, the search for various solutions began to gain more control of its 40,000 square foot distribution center located in Green Bay, WI.

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Topics: Distribution & Logistics, Videos, Customers

HighJump and KeepTruckin Simplify ELD Compliance

Posted by Heather Smith on Sep 20, 2017 8:30:00 AM

 HighJump announced a new integration between Prophesy Dispatch TMS and KeepTruckin. By joining forces, HighJump and KeepTruckin enable truckload carriers to comply with the latest FMCSA ELD rule while streamlining their operations.

By December 2017, the FMCSA is requiring the trucking industry to implement ELDs for accurate Hours of Service (HOS) tracking. Combining the KeepTruckin ELD solution with Prophesy Dispatch provides an affordable and simple means for small-to-mid-sized trucking companies to comply with the ELD mandate and improve operational efficiency. 

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Topics: Distribution & Logistics, News, trucking, fleet, tms

Körber acquires HighJump 

Posted by Heather Smith on Aug 30, 2017 9:06:38 AM

International technology group Körber reinforces its Business Area Logistics Systems with the acquisition of the US-American supply chain software specialists HighJump. The acquisition has been completed with effect from August 28, 2017, after receiving approval from the relevant antitrust authorities. In short -

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Topics: Distribution & Logistics, supply chain

India Warehousing Show 2017: HighJump Talks Cloud, Big Data and AI for the Supply Chain

Posted by Heather Smith on Jul 19, 2017 12:23:58 PM

More than 10,000 warehousing and logistics professionals will travel to the India Warehousing Show in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi this month to discuss the latest supply chain trends in the country. This includes representatives from HighJump, who will demo and present the possibilities with the cloud and big data.

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Topics: Distribution & Logistics, Events, Warehouse Management System (WMS), big data, cloud

Make an Informed Decision with the 2017 WMS RFP Template

Posted by Ian McCue on Jul 13, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Kicking off a search for a new warehouse management system (WMS) can feel like a daunting task. There are a wide array of vendors, all claiming to be the best solution for your business, even though these solutions each have different functionality and offer unique benefits. But early on, it’s often difficult to make those distinctions.

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Topics: Distribution & Logistics, Featured