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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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SAP SMB Innovation Summit 2018 Barcelona

Five Things We Learned at the SAP SMB Innovation Summit 2018

We have just returned from the SAP SMB Innovation Summit 2018 in Barcelona, where SAP and its extended ecosystem of EMEA partners showcased their various solutions. This year’s event demonstrated an impressive array of innovation, and ‘fluffy buzzwords’ gave way to tangible applications of familiar technologies. There were important announcements about the SAP Business One …

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ecommerce integrations

How Integrating eCommerce with Your ERP Can Drive Efficiency

One of the most prominent trends in commerce to be observed this century has been the demise of the high-street. The phenomenon has been hastened by the growth of online retail, where ecommerce has attracted those keen to run a business without the overheads associated with a traditional ‘bricks and mortar’ store. While individual ecommerce …

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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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The effects of economic volatility on the UK warehousing industry

The Effects of Economic Volatility on the UK Warehousing Industry

There are many factors currently affecting the stability of the economy, both globally and in the UK. Whilst political populism rocks the world, stock markets have looked fragile and suffered plunges in early February. The EU is facing challenges in migration, unstable neighbouring states and ageing populations. And only this week there has been talk …

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