What Amazon could learn from ScanForce

Amazon is arguably one of the highest volume warehouse operations on earth. But certainly when it comes to warehouse efficiency, bigger doesn’t always mean better.

Just watch ~60 seconds of this clip (it should start playing around the 9:20 mark - some parts after 11:15 are NSFW!) from a recent episode of “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver”, where a seasonal Amazon employee shares how it was not unusual for him to walk 15 – 17 miles a day during a 10-hour shift:

Watching this clip made us feel even better than ever about the things we do for our customers because it illustrates one of the warehouse scourges that we battle daily: inefficient picking processes.

Warehouse Wizard Series – Part 6 of 6: Free Tools for Sage 100cloud to Optimize Inventory

Did you know that there are a number of free tools that were previously only available as add-on purchases but now come "out of the box" with Sage 100cloud?

Two such tools that you already own (but may not know it) as part of your Sage 100cloud subscription are:

DSD/ScanForce Multi-Bin Basic by ScanForce
Sage Inventory Advisor Basics by Sage Inventory Advisor

Check out this infographic to learn more, and make sure you're taking advantage of all the functionality these solutions offer to help you avoid costly inventory mistakes.

Sage Production Management: What does it mean for ScanForce?

At Sage Summit in Atlanta this May, Sage rolled out the first release of its long-awaited Production Management module. This module replaces the legacy Work Order module and brings the functionality into the Sage 100 "framework", meaning its architecture is more consistent with the rest of the Sage 100 product.

Warehouse Wizard Series Part 4: Reducing Excess Inventory

Excess stock is driven by incorrect levels.
A common problem we see is incorrect levels. It starts with how you control and manage your inventory, and it cascades from there into costly challenges like stock-outs and excess stock.

First things first: you have to know how much you have and where you have it.

Are you ready to become a Warehouse Wizard? Start here.

We've joined forces with our friends at Sage inventory Advisor to bring you this series of tips to help make you an inventory expert, empowering you to make your warehouse operations more profitable.

In part one of our Warehouse Wizard Series, we address the topic of Inventory Control vs.

Announcing our latest ERP integration: Sage Intacct

When ScanForce started out 16 years ago, it was in response to demand in the MAS 90/200 (now Sage 100 and Sage 100cloud) community for a better way to automate warehouse processes. Our products have evolved over time, but we've always kept that focus on helping Sage 100 users streamline their warehouse operations through powerful but easy to use technology.

2018 At-a-Glance

2018 was quite a year here at ScanForce! In case you haven't been keeping up with us, here's what you may have missed as we head into our 16th year in business.

Staff

We created two new strategic roles and filled them with industry veterans:

Gary Lamb, Customer Operations Director read more
Shaun Garrity, Client Account Manager read more

Technology

We introduced our Million Record Challenge, illustrating our superior speed technology.