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MDM Technology Case Study: Weighing the Cost of a WMS


This marine supplies distributor implemented a Warehouse Management System at its single warehouse, significantly cutting shipping errors and improving data collection and sales trend analysis.
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Lorenz & Jones Marine Distributors Inc., Ankeny, IA, believes in its Warehouse Management System so much that it uses it as a tool to bring in new customers.
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The distributor invites prospective customers to the 50,000-square-foot warehouse, places a Radio Frequency terminal in their hands, and lets them pick orders. The demonstration illustrates how easy it is to be directed to the right products.
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Potential customers are sometimes wary because they have had problems with suppliers that regularly shipped the wrong products or the wrong ...

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