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Birchall Foodservice Case Study: Achieving Warehouse Transparency and Traceability

Case Study: Birchall Foodservice achieving warehouse transparency and traceability. Established in 1939, Birchall Foodservice is a family-run business supplying ambient, fresh and frozen foods, catering sundries, alcohol and bar supplies to independent caterers across the care, education and hospitality sectors. With service depots in Burnley, Durham, Sheffield and Stoke on Trent, Birchall Foodservice’s 150 staff …

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HighJump for Microsoft Dynamics

HighJump for Microsoft Dynamics

As a financial and ERP system, Microsoft Dynamics is a celebrated tool. It also has optional inventory and warehousing modules, which when implemented also add some basic warehousing and management functionality. However, many companies that run larger or more complex distribution operations find that a more sophisticated warehouse management system (WMS), with advanced, configurable functionality, …

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Benefits of directed putaway for warehouse productivity

4 Benefits of Directed Putaway that will Boost your Warehouse Productivity

Although recent UK productivity figures were promising, they showed only a slight growth, meaning UK productivity is still one of the lowest in the developed world – and a major issue for UK distribution businesses. To halt stagnation and reverse decline in productivity, distribution companies need to invest in their operations. In a previous post, …

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HighJump Elevate 2018

HighJump Elevate 2018: Thinking Big

A number of Balloon One staff joined 750 others in Dallas, Texas during 11th-14th March for HighJump’s Elevate 2018 event (#HighJumpElevate). The focal theme was “Think Big” and this carried across keynote speeches, case study presentations, breakout sessions, product demonstrations and social events. There were three main messages that we took from the event. 1. …

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Authorised Economic Operator AEO status

The benefits of AEO status and how a WMS can help

After Brexit, trading certain goods within the European Union will require that importers and exporters make some new mandatory customs declarations. It is estimated that there will be a five-fold increase in these customs notifications, meaning some 255 million declarations will be made a year. The number of companies making such declarations is also expected …

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Gartner Peer Insights

HighJump recognised on Gartner Peer Insights™ for Warehouse Management

Gartner Peer Insights™ is a comparison platform from leading technology market research and advisory firm, Gartner. It compares enterprise IT software across a wide range of categories, displaying reviews and ratings from genuine users. This unbiased approach makes it a superb resource for companies wanting to select enterprise IT software as they can confidently appraise systems …

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IntraLogistex exhibition

IntraLogistex, February 27th-28th 2018, Coventry

Balloon One will be exhibiting at IntraLogistex later this month. The logistics and supply chain solutions exhibition takes place on Tuesday 27th and Wednesday 28th February 2018 in the Ricoh Arena, Coventry. More than a hundred exhibitors will be attending IntraLogistex, demonstrating a wide variety of technology and equipment covering warehouse automation, materials handling, picking, …

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HighJump WMS for NetSuite

HighJump WMS for NetSuite

NetSuite’s core functionality, with its warehousing module, NetSuite WMS Lite, includes some basic stock management features. But for many of our customers who run complex ecommerce or warehousing operations, they find that a more specialised warehouse management system (WMS) can greatly enhance their capabilities – and in turn, their profits. HighJump Warehouse Edge (previously Accellos …

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GS1 and PEPPOL Standards EDI and Barcodes

GS1 and PEPPOL Standards: EDI and Barcodes

In an effort to improve patient safety and drive supply chain transparency and efficiency, the Department of Health has mandated via its 2014 eProcurement Strategy that all products or services supplied to NHS Acute Trusts must comply with GS1 coding standards and PEPPOL messaging standards. If you supply goods or services – or any IT …

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