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Indigo WMS Solutions

Indigo is a leading European warehousing and logistics provider, implementing warehouse management software solutions for dozens of happy and referenceable customers located across the UK, Europe and beyond. Established for over 35 years, we deliver and support a total warehouse management software solution with competence, expertise and integrity in a mission critical environment. Indigo…

WMS tech means ‘business as usual’ in the warehouse every day

A warehouse reduces operating overheads during peak periods by up to 20% after introducing a WMS. Traditionally, warehouses have coped with busy periods by increasing labour resources – but this is expensive. Using a WMS makes a huge difference.

Cutting the financial and environmental cost of reverse logistics

For e-commerce companies, dealing with returns is a challenge. Processing goods quickly to minimise the time between them coming back to the warehouse and being available for re-sale can be a constant battle. This article explains how a WMS can help.

Be sure there’s no slave labour in your Black Friday warehouse

Warehouses need a lot of additional labour to fulfil BF demand, and workers are already scarce. At the same time, cases of modern human slavery are up 35% in the past year and the warehousing sector is considered a higher risk.

What are the benefits of investing in warehouse automation?

Warehouse automation is a very broad term and means different things to different organisations. Whether you are interested in full or partial automation, this article explains the benefits - from the more well understood to less obvious.

How will automation impact warehouse operations and management?

Having a warehouse entirely run by robots is probably bit too futuristic for most manufacturers, the reality will be somewhere in between. What skills will the next generation of warehouse managers need?

Warehouse simplification to support business growth and efficiency goals

Why is it that some companies continue to experience less than optimal operational performance and data visibility? Indigo’s Consultancy Manager, Mark Wilkinson, explains common root causes and the importance of business process simplification.

When is the right time to implement a WMS? Ten indicators to be aware of

This article highlights 10 telltale signs that indicate when your company needs to move away from paper and invest in a warehouse management system (WMS).

How can manufacturers benefit from zero inventory stock management?

Zero inventory stock management is a key strategy for a warehouse to utilise because it significantly benefits cash flow and facilitates new business models. This article explains how it works and how manufacturers can adopt the approach.

Retailers and manufacturers should be honest about delivery times this Black Friday

Self confessed Black Friday bargain hunter and Solutions Consultant at Indigo Software, Eric Carter explains the importance of setting expectations.

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