LanSoft's Warehouse Management System (WMS)



LanSoft Warehouse Management System is a powerful, customizable and flexible real-time system that saves your business time and money through efficient warehouse processes.


bulletAccurate inventory data.
bulletRapid order management processes.
bulletFaultless orders and customer satisfaction.
bulletSimultaneous access, share and process of information by sales, purchase and warehouse departments.
bulletMaximum efficiency of goods receipt and shipment.
bulletOptimum warehouse space utilization.
bulletDirected put-away and picking processes.
bulletTotal control of warehouse processes to minimize management costs.

Configuration of Supplied Products / Goods


bulletAccurate inventory data.
bulletProduct attributes settings: (storage group, storage unit - pallet, boxes etc.), pattern, receipt unit, sales unit, picking unit / sub-packages, lots, expiry dates etc.)
bulletSupport of many barcode IDs per product.
bulletForecast settings.

Purchase Orders Management


Purchasing staff have access to real-time and accurate data so they can maintain optimum stock levels and minimize stock-holding costs.

bulletReal-time information of sales, returns and stock movement of suppliers' goods.
bulletOrder forecasting.

Receiving and Put-Away


The merchandise reception takes place on the docks, where the goods are checked against the relative manifests. The system compares actual receipts against purchased orders and reports the differences. Receipts can be held if any differences are found. Barcode scanning significantly improves performance and accuracy in the receiving process. It supports standard formats (e.g. UCC/EAN-128).


bulletStandard pallets (one product per pallet).
bulletMixed pallets (multiple products per pallet).
bulletNew pallets can be built according to warehouse storage specifications.
bulletMonitor pending receipt tasks per dock or supplier.
bulletForklifts are guided automatically by the system to put-away the merchandise to proper storage locations.

Returns


Returns are handled similarly to the standard receipts. However they are related to specific customer order shipments to accelerate identification of returned items. Returns are categorized and processed.


bulletHealthy Items (can either be stored in the warehouse or returned to supplier)
bulletDefective Items (elimination of defective items or returned to supplier)

Receiving Returns of Healthy Merchandise and Put-Away


bulletAuthorized users identify the returned goods and, if needed, build new pallets.
bulletAuthorized users transfer quantities directly to picking areas and/or stock locations.
bulletForklifts are guided automatically by the system to put-away the merchandize to proper storage locations.

Quality Control and H.A.C.C.P. System


bulletAbility to block particular lots during merchandise reception and returns.
bulletAbility to unblock particular lots to make them available.
bulletApplication of HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points).
bulletTracking of particular lots.

Sales Orders Management


bulletSupport of product catalogs per customer.
bulletSales orders entry is done via Web or via interfacing to external systems.
bulletProvide accurate information to customers about stock availability.
bulletSchedule and prioritize sales orders.
bulletForecasts of picking volumes (number of pallets, packages etc.).
bulletStock control (automatic identification and allocation of the right stock for every sales order).
bulletThe stock rotation rules can be based on FIFO, FEFO, LIFO etc. standards.

Picking


bulletPicking can be performed by RFs and/or by printed picking lists.
bulletPicking list can be assigned to an individual picker or a group of pickers.
bulletPicking of packages, boxes or pieces is performed at the picking areas.
bulletPicking of pallets is performed by the forklifts, which are guided automatically by the system to transfer the merchandise from the stock shelves to the docks.
bulletForklifts are guided automatically by the system to perform any picking area replenishment.
bulletMonitoring of pickers and forklifts tasks, in real time, using the Live Picking Module (pending picking, done picking, picking volumes and picking time, per picking wave, picker task, sales order. Real-time picking area control).
bulletPicking statistics (per year/month, product group, product, picker, and customer).

Picking Areas Replenishment


bulletReplenishment is based on predefined minimum quantities per product picking area.
bulletOn time replenishment triggered by picking wave (automated by the generation of picking lists).
bulletOn time replenishment triggered by picking process (automated by picking area stock balance).
bulletOn time replenishment triggered by the warehouse staff (to give priority to specific picking areas).
bulletOff time replenishment (this process is performed independently of picking waves, so during picking no replenishment traffic is required).

Packing, Loading and Shipping


bulletSplit of sales orders to one or more shipments.
bulletChecking and packing.
bulletMonitor pending tasks per dock, customer and/or route.
bulletLoading and shipping.
bulletTraceability up to delivery point.

Cross Docking


bulletReceived goods can be matched with specific customer orders.
bulletMerchandise can be purchased from suppliers and allocated to specific customers.

Inventory Management


bulletStock transfers to new storage locations.
bulletAuthorized users can modify the inventory (build new pallets, returns etc).
bulletTransfer quantities from picking areas to stock locations.
bulletForklifts are guided automatically by the system to put-away the merchandise to proper storage locations.
bulletAuthorized forklift users can manually transfer merchandise to new storage locations.
bulletIn case of some defective or below quality control inventory, temporary suspension of warehouse movements can be achieved by using storage location or inventory blocking.

Cycle Counting


Perform counting of physical inventory in an efficient way, with minimum disruption to warehouse operations. Counting can be done in a flexible way, using various scenarios.


bulletPer product.
bulletPer product picking area.
bulletPer product group.
bulletPer storage location.
bulletPer storage section.
bulletReal-time monitoring of cycle counting and controlling of inventory discrepancies.
bulletStock pallets and picking area counting are performed using RFs.
bulletHistory data by product, operator, storage location.

Storage Locations (Stock / Picking Areas) Management


Configure attributes of warehouse space for efficient management.

bulletStorage systems (back-to-back, drive In, drive through, block stacking, bins etc.).
bulletStorage locations map (aisle / level / column etc.).
bulletProduct groups.
bulletStorage sections.
bulletStorage locations grouped by section.
bulletStorage sections by product group.
bulletProduct classification that defines at which locations goods can be stored.
bulletStorage location label printing.

Warehouse Staff and RFs Administration


Control and authorization of resources (human, forklifts, RFs, machines etc).

bulletPickers.
bulletForklift operators.
bulletSystem managers.
bulletLogistics managers.
bulletReceipts personnel.

Warehouse Tasks Control and Tracking


bulletWarehouse Tasks Control and Tracking.
bulletTracking of inventory movements.
bulletTracking of receiving and put-away jobs.
bulletTracking and controlling of pending jobs.
bulletPallet label printing.
bulletWarehouse and system events viewer.