Applications

This section provides details of how standard processes can be dramatically streamlined by using RF Express to provide an electronic data capture solution.
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    • Process Before

      Goods Received, operator tries to identify goods

      Make systems verify delivery correct. Goods received and identifications printed

      Goods moved to a location

      Location movement made
      The Risks
      No clear identification of goods being received
      Very slow to identify badly or incorrectly labelled stock
      Transcription errors occur very easily
      No visibility of stock
      No validation that location is ok until operator returns to terminal
      Process with RF Express
      Suppliers use web based label printing to label goods with bar code
      Goods scanned to receipt and scanned into valid location. Instant stock visibility and validation. Labels can be opitonally printed on rececipt of required or if supplier labelling isnt used
    • Process Before
      Print locations and items to check
      Go to location and identify stock, count and record. If any other stock is found go back to terminal to check
      Update stock on terminal
      The Risks
      Printed report not real time
      No way to check errors without walking back to terminal
      Transcription errors occur very easily
      Done sometime after the event, without freezing inventory / stores, this maybe entering an invalid count.
      Process with RF Express
      Separate tranactions for counts and recounts
      Go to location, scan details and update stock real time
      Optionally a report can be used to give a list of locations to count
    • Process Before
      Goods produced and for shipment or storage
      Systems used to create identification labels, platform production receipt
      Location movement made
      System used to transact location move
      The Risks
      Remote disconnected processes can lead to errors. Labels are created separately
      Production recording is often late compared to shipping leading to negative stocks and recocilliation issues
      Palletistion and containerisation is often a seperate step in the process
      No validation that this location is ok until operator returns to terminal
      Process with RF Express
      Goods produced and ready for shipment or storage
      Scanner used to receipt goods and creates bar coded identification lables to ensure accuracy.
      Location movement made and scaner used to record move
    • Process Before
      QAD Enterprise Solutions used to create picking list for dispatch
      Good located and picked from the picking list, no transactions made
      Transaction made later on terminal. Stock is incorrect until this point
      The Risks
      Remote disconnected processes can lead to errors
      No way to validate that the operator has picked the goods as he has requested. Can lead to wrong goods being picked.
      No real time visibility of stock. Once goods are removed from the racks, the stock is wrong
      No validation that this location is ok until operator returns to terminal
      Process with RF Express
      QAD Enterprise Solutions used to create picking list for despatch
      Goods picked from the picking list and scanned to valid correct part and batch number. Container info is recorded and can be exported on EDI transmission. This updates the system, keeping stock positions accurate