K.Motion WMS

A single, flexible and scalable warehouse management solution for all warehouse sizes, deployed in either the cloud or on premise.

Key benefits.

Slide1 Reduce your admin with paperless warehousing, real-time work direction and up to 99.9% stock and order accuracy - avoiding costly errors. Read more Accuracy Slide2 Benefit from data-driven optimised workflows, including directed putaway, task interleaving, slotting logic and labour management. Read more Optimisation Slide3 Integrate your warehousing system with your enterprise resource planning software, your ecommerce website, chosen marketplace, suppliers and customers. Read more Integration Slide4 Adjust the functionality to suit your operation and to achieve continuous improvement - all done internally, without relying on a software partner to adapt your system. Read more Adaptability Slide5 Real time, actionable analytics that improve forecasting and optimise operations for improved productivity and efficiency. Read more Visibility Slide6 At Balloon One, the K.Motion warehouse management system (WMS) will ensure that your business supply chain runs as quickly and efficiently as possible. Read more Automation

Optimisation

Visibility

Accuracy

Adaptability

Integration

Automation

K.Motion enables companies to optimise warehouse processes for multiple industries: 

Pharmaceutical Food Services E-Commerce Consumer Goods Electronics Retail

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Key WMS modules.

A powerful, scalable and flexible system.

Dynamic stock movements.

K.Motion WMS dynamically manages inventory positioning and stock movements based on the requirements of the operation. Products are positioned and handled according to a variety of criteria, such as: sales volume, product dimensions, the need to consolidate with other stock, FIFO - or your own individual requirements.

K.Motion WMS optimises the level of stock you hold in the warehouse by minimising out of stock situations and maximising sales using advanced replenishment, which employs adaptable forecasting to ensure that you can effectively stock, reorder and replenish items in an optimal way.

Labour management.

K.Motion introduces task interleaving to improve operational efficiency, by combining different tasks and interleaving them on a single trip within the warehouse.

If your operation is seasonal, you can tackle short-term increased labour requirements and plan better for peak demand. K.Motion WMS helps you to predict demand spikes so that you can arrange temporary labour in good time and it's easy to use interface means that new staff become productive quickly.

Ecommerce and retail picking.

Designed to handle multiple requirements within a single platform, K.Motion WMS can manage mixed Retail and E-Commerce fulfillment operations simultaneously.

Balancing the requirements of E-Commerce and retail fulfillment, K.Motion WMS will streamline your warehouse picking and packing, using the system to prioritise your orders and adjust the positioning of products within your warehouse.

Switching between multiple picking routines, such as - cluster picking, zone picking, batch picking or wave picking, K.Motion WMS can automate and optimise your warehouse workflows.

Amazon Integration.

K.Motion WMS enables companies to integrate to Amazon systems in a variety of ways.

This allows companies to work alongside Amazon, either supplying direct to Amazon DC's or drop shipping on their behalf.

Key benefits.

K.Motion WMS

Accuracy.

Accuracy.

K.Motion WMS is a paperless warehousing system that reduces your warehouse admin burden. With real-time work direction - and with integration with scanning and picking technology - feedback on work accuracy is swift and immediate.

With up to 99.9% stock and order accuracy, costly errors are avoided. Transactions are processed in real time, giving you precise up-to-date stock information.

Optimisation.

Optimisation.

K.Motion WMS employs a data-driven optimised workflow. It directs putaway to the optimal stock locations, so that your stock is always in the right place at the right time.

Volumetric data is leveraged to increase efficiency and throughput, via advanced functionality for task interleaving, slotting logic and labour management.

Integration.

Integration.

K.Motion WMS has impeccable integration capabilities. You can connect it to your ecommerce website or to third-party marketplace software, as well as to external systems provided by carriers and 3PL companies - to ensure an efficient and accurate exchange of data.

You can even use your WMS to manage your automation systems, such as robotics, warehouse control systems and more. With the in-built integration capabilities of K.Motion WMS, you won’t need custom interfaces and third-party integration tools. You can even connect to the systems of your customers, suppliers and partners - for improved communications and maximum accuracy when it comes to pricing, orders and invoicing.

Adaptability.

Adaptability.

K.Motion WMS has robust functionality and advanced adaptability tools that can be adjusted by you. With small tweaks and improvements as you go, you can gradually enhance your operational activities and gain continuous improvement - without having to rely on a software partner. You gain the advantage of doing things your own way and take ownership of your warehouse solution.

Visibility.

Visibility.

With a customisable performance dashboard, K.Motion WMS provides you with a snapshot view of status and progress, allowing your warehouse management to monitor operations throughout the day.

Through a suite of reports, intelligent dashboards and pre-built metrics warehouse management can perform a detailed analysis of your warehouse operations. These real time actionable analytics allow the warehouse to forecast labour, optimise staff productivity, enhance picking practices and monitor KPIs so that you can optimise your warehouse efficiency.

Automation.

Automation.

It can direct the flow of activity within your warehouse, adding to the functionality of your WCS, by coordinating picking, order management and the flow of stock into, within and out of the warehouse.

There is also direct integration that controls Locus Robotics AMRs (autonomous mobile robots), which can bring enhanced productivity gains of two to three times.

Integrate with your ERP.

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K.Motion customers.

You're in good company.

Wing Yip is the UK’s leading Oriental grocer. With more than 40 years experience in the oriental food trade, the group now boasts four sites – in Birmingham, Manchester, Croydon and Cricklewood.

Luxury soft toy company Jellycat revolutionised it’s supply chain with an SAP integrated wireless warehouse management system that eliminates data duplication and paper documentation, providing accurate stock management.

An importer and distributor of fine foods, serving five-star hotels and high-end restaurants in Asia, the Middle East and Europe. To improve growth and facilitate the picking process, Balloon One replaced the company’s old IT system with four new integrated systems.

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. 

Based in Shrewsbury, Arrow County Supplies provides cleaning and hygiene supplies to a wide ranging audience that includes public sector organisations and businesses in education. 

As the nation’s leading first aid charity, St John Ambulance offers training courses, advice, volunteering opportunities, event support, products and more.