Real World Planning Example – With and Without JDA WLM

In the supply chain world, no two days are alike. The implementation and use of software such as JDA Warehouse Labor Management system (JDA WLM, formerly known as RedPrairie Workforce Management) can change the way an operation measures, plans, tracks and reacts. Here is Planning from an Operations Manager’s perspective both with and without JDA WLM.

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Labor software slotting value

Labor Software and Slotting – What’s the Value of These?

By Jeremy Hudson,

For nearly a decade, analysts and supply chain journalists have talked about the benefits of implementing a Labor Management (LMS) module. In the past few years, Slotting has been added to this discussion, primarily because many of the LMS vendors have started to integrate Slotting with LMS. Trying to figure out why a company would implement either – or both – is not a straightforward answer. That’s not to say that an LMS module is a complicated implementation effort or that the justification is difficult to prove. In a sampling of approximately 40 clients, all showed an opportunity for improvement of over ten percent in labor costs, with paybacks routinely less than one year. …