— Proprietary business-intelligence tool maximizes warehouse productivity —
, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Companies with distribution centers (DC) can now have real-time, mobile access to their key performance metrics using the new Pragmatek DC Dashboard. Available from Pragmatek Consulting Group, the DC
is a mobile analytics solution for analyzing performance and controlling productivity in warehouse operations via iPads, Androids, Windows-accessible tablets, laptops, and other mobile devices.
The proprietary business-intelligence tool developed by Pragmatek supports the most commonly used software that runs distribution centers, including voice-recognition technologies, such as Vocollect voice and other radio frequency technologies, warehouse management and control systems, enterprise resource planning systems, and labor management systems.
C-level executives, operations and warehouse managers and analysts have instant information to make faster decisions about their supply chains from anywhere on the globe with Internet connectivity.
For example, real-time monitoring of distribution center operations allows DC Dashboard users to see the productivity of warehouse pickers in a graphical format with touch-based, "drill down" capabilities to individual worker productivity. This allows supervisors to make decisions quickly to reallocate pickers in order to meet on-time shipment goals and maximize warehouse productivity of available resources.
key performance indicators
, known as KPIs, that can be measured and accessed include: units shipped on time and in full, individual worker productivity in units picked per hour, picking accuracy/error rate, picking productivity by specific warehouse zone, and productivity comparisons across geographical service areas for each warehouse in a company's distribution network.
"In the past, data from different software programs was pulled together into an Excel spreadsheet and manipulated by analysts, which took days or weeks to produce reports," explains
, Pragmatek's CEO. "The beauty of this new tool is the ability to gain real-time updates on what's happening within the four walls of one or multiple distribution centers from a mobile device."
partner, Pragmatek provides voice-activated technology and implementation services to improve worker productivity of distribution and supply chain centers, manufacturers, and grocery and convenience stores.
, Pragmatek offers SAP services, supply chain consulting, and enterprise performance management. The firm works with clients to design and implement operational, supply chain, business intelligence, and voice-directed warehouse software applications to gain and sustain a competitive advantage. For more information, visit
SOURCE Pragmatek Consulting Group