Claire Kerr

Highlights from the Balloon E2E Conference 2022

Highlights from the Balloon E2E Conference 2022 On 13th and 14th September, we welcomed representatives from more than 20 of our customers to our annual E2E Conference. Held in Bourne End, Buckinghamshire, E2E Conference 2022 was attended by customers from a range of diverse industries. The sectors represented included distributors in food and drink, gifts, …

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Martin Dempster creates a warehouse cluster picking process that increases efficiency.

Consultants Making IT Happen: Martin Dempster creates a warehouse cluster picking process that increases efficiency. Last summer, Balloon hired Martin Dempster as our new innovation manager. His brief was to deliver original functionality and technological tools to help our customers optimise their supply chain operations. Since joining, Martin has been spearheading the research, design and …

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Is erp still relevant in the supply chain?

Is ERP still relevant in the supply chain?

Is ERP still relevant in the supply chain? Distribution businesses that want to grow need a system that can reliably cope with increasing amounts of data. As they scale, their data needs mount. They have new customers, additional products, extra distribution centres, more orders, more returns – in fact, far more complexity in their business. …

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Understanding Electronic Data Interchange (EDI).

Understanding Electronic Data Interchange (EDI). What is EDI? The drawbacks of not using EDI  The benefits of EDI How to implement EDI Case Studies  Conclusion Distribution businesses are challenged with increasingly complex supply chains and the need to be ever more customer centric. At the same time, the need to drive profitability and efficiency means …

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E2E Conference 2022 – booking now open

E2E Conference 2022 – booking now open. We’ll be holding our customer E2E Conference 2022 on 13th and 14th September 2022. E2E means ‘end to end’ and perfectly describes how we approach the supply chain, helping our clients deploy the software that manages their supply chains from start to finish. This year’s conference theme is …

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New tutorial videos on K.Motion WMS functionality.

New tutorial videos on K.Motion WMS functionality. We’ve recently produced five videos that demonstrate some of the functionality of the K.Motion WMS solution. These short videos – each less than seven minutes long – explain and show how each warehouse management function works and takes you through the process step by step. Here’s a rundown …

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The value of undertaking a time and motion study.

The value of undertaking a time and motion study. In the warehouse, the aim of undertaking a time and motion study is to improve processes and optimise performance. Depending on the KPIs that you track in your warehouse, you can make those improvements across a number of areas. Perhaps you want to achieve more picks …

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Sealed Air to showcase its warehouse packaging solutions using Warehouse Core WMS.

Sealed Air to showcase its warehouse packaging solutions using Korber WMS. We’re pleased to announce a new client partnership with packaging solutions manufacturer, Sealed Air. The company will implement Korber WMS at its centre in Milan (Italy) dedicated to collaboration, education, and innovation to solve customers’ most critical packaging and sustainability challenges. The centre, called …

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