receiving and sortation

Receiving and Sortation + Technology = Warehouse Success

Don’t Minimize the Importance of Receiving and Sortation. A shipment arrives.What comes next? You probably have a set of procedures in place, but the question is: Are your procedures optimized? Is every step of the process running at the highest level of efficiency?Receiving and sortation are critical to your warehouse operations. As the first steps …

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jit vs lean manufacturing

JIT vs Lean Manufacturing: What’s the Difference

Lean manufacturing principles are implemented to improve quality and reduce waste. View an [Infographic]: What is Lean Manufacturing and how can it help you? Inventory represents one of the largest sources of waste in the manufacturing industry. Maintaining too much inventory—raw materials and finished products—absorbs excess cost in capital, inventory, and space. Inventory shortages lead …

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5-Point Traceability Checklist: Is Your Supply Chain Protected?

We’ve been talking a lot lately about traceability—and for good reason. A reliable traceability system enables you to track and trace all of your valuable assets. With barcode tracking, you can follow all of your materials and products across the supply chain, from its origin to final destination. In the event of a product recall, …

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Traceability Only Works When the Labels Work

Traceability has come a long way with the advancement of barcode technology. Companies are now able to incorporate a wealth of information in a tiny barcode and the supply chain process has been transformed. Once you’ve had a chance to learn a little bit about traceability, it turns out that it is a pretty straight-forward …

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Are You Meeting Traceability Compliance Requirements?

Information flies all over the place. That’s a great thing, but can also create problems with the rapid speed that technology has enabled. As a result, many industries have been pushed to meet traceability requirements in their labeling. Benefits of Traceability Compliance Labeling Provides a valuable layer of protection—for everyone along the supply chain and …

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Does Digital Signage Make Sense?

One of the product lines that L-Tron carries is Digital Signage.  If you are familiar with digital signage, you know that it is a pretty broad category as it can be interpreted in many ways.  The market has matured over the years with new and promising options that could enhance the customer or employee experience.  As with …

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