Posts Tagged ‘CoreIMS™’

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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Case Study: Multinational Company’s Warehousing and Distribution of Specialty Chemicals

The Challenge A multinational company provides warehousing and distribution services to manufacturers of specialty chemicals from three warehouses located in three different cities. This warehousing and distribution service is a new business offering for the corporation. They quickly discovered that operations were complicated by that product is priced by weight but sold by volume. The company needed to find a way to support those operations for their clients. The Solution Install CoreIMS with a single database supporting all three warehouses and utilize the product’s ability to define several Unit of Measure classes to support conversion from weight to volume. The Results CoreIMS was implemented within two weeks…

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Barcode Inventory System

The idea of barcode has been around since early 1960 and started with railroad carts. David Collins, while working at GTE, created a system called KarTrak that uses colored reflective stripes as a Barcode Inventory System. Later, around 1967, David Collins quit GTE and formed Computer Identics Corporation. This is when the real life of barcodes started. They used helium-neon lasers to scan black and white barcodes. They installed the first version of the Barcode Inventory System at GM a couple years later. What a wonderful history. The important part is that barcodes have been around for the last 50…

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CoreIMS™ Enterprise Edition Inventory Management System Implemented for Bed, Bath & Beyond Trade Partner

MSG Marketing, an Illinois based designer, manufacturer and distributor of curtain rods and accessories for Bed, Bath & Beyond has expanded operations with the help of CorePartners, Inc. of Frederick, Maryland. This effort involves customized CoreIMS™ Enterprise Inventory Management application along with barcode scanning and printing hardware to meet changing needs in a fast paced environment. MSG was looking for an inventory management solution to manage a high volume flow of goods to meet specific shipping demands and compliance with BBB’s EDI program.  Making use of CorePartners 50 plus years of combined operational experience in the industry (warehousing, materials management,…

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Inventory Software Company Recommended by Inspector General Department of Defense

Industry-leading inventory management software company, Core Inventory Management Systems (CoreIMS), is proud to announce that it has been recommended by the Inspector General of the Department of Defense (DoD) as the official system for inventory management of the Combined Security Transition Command–Afghanistan (CSTC-A). In a 2009 memorandum released by the U.S. DoD that reviewed equipment accountability for the Afghanistan National Army, the Inspector General recommended CoreIMS inventory software as a valuable asset in the management of vehicles and radios. Under the sub-head “Recommendations, Management Comments, and Our Response,” the report suggested that CoreIMS software be “Designate[d] as the official system…

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Inventory Software Company, CoreIMS, Adds Carber to Customer List

Industry-top inventory management software company, CoreIMS, is proud to announce its newest customer, Carber, the world leader in hydrostatic testing and isolation technologies. CoreIMS will provide Carber cutting-edge and comprehensive software geared toward managing large warehouses and inventories. With CoreIMS inventory management software, Carber will have access a host of solutions and support. Carber will now be able to manage its stock visually in real-time based on order processing across multiple warehouses; the company will also be able to view site, location and status information on orders, which will offer a level of detail that is necessary to efficiently and…

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Inventory Management Needs to Increase as Warehousing Market Continues to Grow in 2013

The demand for U.S. warehouse space moved from the recovery phase to the expansion phase in the 4th quarter of 2012–a trend that is projected to continue through 2014, according to CoStar Group. According to CoStar’s 2012 Year-End Industrial Review and Outlook, there was a positive net absorption of warehouse space across the U.S. late in the year, lowering the vacancy rate to 8.9 per cent among the 210 markets tracked by CoStar, a decline of 30 basis points. CoStar markets logged 103.8 million square feet of net absorption in 2012, with positive space absorbed in 151 markets accounting for…

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