ScanForce Welcomes Errett Thomas to the Team

As our team continues to grow with key, strategic hires, we are thrilled to announce the addition of Strategic Business Account Manager Errett Thomas to the ScanForce Sales Team! Errett will be working closely with many of our Sage business partners to help them identify needs their customers have around barcode scanning and mobile warehouse & sales automation and apply the appropriate ScanForce solutions to fit those needs.

ICYMI: Watch ScanForce Production Management Automation

In one of our most well-attended webinars in company history, we recently introduced our new solution to automate Sage Production Management for Sage 100cloud.

See our previous blog on the topic: Production Management Automation for Sage 100cloud is here!

In this 30-minute webinar, you'll hear from Timothy Harfield, head of Product Marketing for Sage 100cloud, on how Sage Production Management helps manufacturers achieve visibility into the production process.

From Celebrity Encounters to Why Speed Counts: Our Interview with 90 Minds

For nearly a decade, ScanForce has been a member of 90 Minds, a member-only community for ERP consultants and resellers. We get a lot of value out of this group because the majority of the members are our business partners who recommend our solutions. Participating in the 90 Minds community helps us get insights into ways to make our products and services even better.

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.