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Important Considerations When Selecting an Inventory Management System

Know how to differentiate between ‘must have items’ and ‘wish list items’: Wish list items tend to force initial system implementations outside of budgets and time frames, while adding little additional value to the new inventory management system. The initial phase of any new system implementation should always focus on business critical tasks to support daily operations. After you are beginning to earn your return on investment, then discussions regarding a second phase to incorporate wish list items should be started. Realistically assess your internal project management and information technology expertise: When working with a software vendor for an inventory…

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CoreIMS Asset Management System

Can a traditional Inventory Management System be used for Asset Management? Yes it can. With few minor adjustments our CoreIMS™ Inventory Software can be utilized as an Asset Management System for companies of any size. By using CoreIMS™ Asset Tracking, a company can track any hard assets such as computers (including its parts, software, etc.), furniture, required maintenance and updates; as well as locations of all items, building addresses and, of course, employees’ to whom assets are issued to. CoreIMS™ Asset Management allows separation of all assets by departments, create replenishment schedule for perishable items, and transfer items between employees,…

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Inventory Solutions Part 3: Effective Procedures & Roles for Warehouse Personnel

Warehouse solutions are NOT one-size-fits-all. We know first-hand that every warehouse is unique. With decades of developing and implementing inventory solutions around the world, however, we have identified some fairly universal truths. This is the third installment of our blog series designed to share these common but critical steps towards accurate and efficient inventory management. If you missed Inventory Solutions Part 1: Barcoding Your Warehouse or Inventory Solutions Part 2: Cycle Counting & Barcoding Your Inventory be sure to go back and read these first. The reality is that each of these solutions are most effective, and really only effective,…

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Inventory Solutions Part 2: Cycle Counting & Barcoding Your Inventory

We began this blog series to share some of the most universal and applicable inventory solutions we have experienced over decades of developing and implementing warehouse inventory solutions around the globe. If you missed Inventory Solutions Part 1: Barcoding Your Warehouse be sure to go back and read that as well as each of these solutions are most effective when implemented together.   2. Barcoding Your Inventory   Once you have properly marked and barcoded your warehouse you must begin barcoding your items and entering the barcodes in a system. As you likely already know, buying barcode equipment is a…

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Inventory Solutions Part 1: Barcoding Your Warehouse

Inventory Solutions Part 1: Barcoding Your Warehouse Decades of developing and implementing warehouse inventory solutions around the globe have given the CoreIMS team some very valuable insights into the industry. Where this is a very monumental and long-term warehouse solution for your organization, we are constantly involved with every stage of this process. This gives us the unique ability to pull from numerous past experiences and “case studies”, if you will, to provide the BEST warehouse solution possible for your situation. That said, let’s start at the beginning. Typically, when company management starts looking for inventory software it is because…

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How to Select the Best Warehouse Software

Regardless of the size of your warehouse, selecting the best warehouse software for your warehouse is a huge decision. Factors such as the importance of real-time visibility, integration with existing accounting software, and transition time after purchasing your warehouse management software are all critical elements to be considered.  With over 15 year of experience in logistics, warehouse management and warehouse software development, the CEO of CorePartners, Peter Oykhman, offers a few tips to assist with this process Helpful Hints for Purchasing The Best Warehouse Software For Your Organization Appoint a project manager. Person who will be responsible for the process…

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Case Study: International Olive Importer & Distributor Gets Real-time Visibility Across All Warehouses

The Challenge An olive importer ships product from Europe and distributes it in America from several regional warehouses. The business was growing rapidly and the company was looking for a way to have visibility in real time across all of the regional warehouses. Management was looking for a way to generate useful reports to improve operational efficiency. The Solution Install CoreIMS to manage the business across all facilities and develop custom reports using Crystal Report Writer. The Results The company now benefits from the availability of real-time inventory visibility. They can track lot numbers, record damaged goods, assign goods for shipment and generate on-demand reports.

Case Study: Large Software Distributor Implements Serial Number Tracking and Reduces Order Shipping Time

The Challenge A large distributor of software products was searching for a way to implement serial number tracking and reduce the time required to process shipping orders. Most shipping orders require kitting to configure the product correctly for the customer.. The Solution Install CoreIMS and CoreIMS Internet Front End. Product codes were stored in CoreIMS as Kits, with a simple bill of materials for each kit, to handle shipping order configuration. Product serial numbers were entered as each shipping order was configured. Results By assigning User IDs to Customers and allowing them to enter Shipping Orders online via CoreIMS’s Internet Front End, order entry was…

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CoreIMS has a New Look!

Same Proven Inventory Management Software – New Packaging! Big news: CoreIMS has a new look! While we are always updating and improving our software to be the most integrated, effective and intuitive inventory management software on the market, it’s been some time since we refreshed our packaging…until now! Unveiling the new CoreIMS Inventory Management Software Packaging! So, what do you think??? Share your thoughts below or on our Facebook page!

CoreIMS™ Inventory Management Software Now on GSA Advantage Schedule

CorePartners is very proud of our relationship with the US Government, especially using CoreIMS™ Inventory Management System to support our troops overseas. Our relationship started about 10 years ago with the DoD and now encompasses many military, federal, state and local agencies including ANA and NATO command in Afghanistan. A special version of CoreIMS called CoreIMS™ GE was designed to address Government agencies need for full warehouse functionality. CoreIMS™ GE addresses a comprehensive set of warehouse / inventory management needs from stock initialization through issue processing across multiple warehouses. Government (rather than Commercial) terminology is used across the various functional…

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