Definition of the software principle 'clean architecture'

Clean architecture' is an IT application implementation style. At the heart of…


Definition and advantages of context-aware frontend architecture

Reasons for context-aware frontend architecture User interfaces must meet more…


What is Business Intelligence - structure, requirements, advantages and disadvantages

Business Intelligence - Definition Traditionally, Business Intelligence (BI) is…


Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) is a technology for the unambiguous and…


Adaptive IT in intralogistics as a tool for digital transformation

Adaptive IT describes a modular system for modelling software. Individual…


Enterprise Resource Planning - the five most important questions when choosing an ERP system

An Enterprise Resource Planning System (ERP for short) is used in many…


Artificial intelligence (AI) and logistics

Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be defined as intelligence that originates…


Inventory in companies and in logistics

In the inventory, the assets of a company are determined on a key date; in this…


Point of sale systems, warehouse management and branch logistics

A cash register system, also known as a POS system, is software that documents…


Cyber-physical systems and logistics

Cyber-physical systems, or CPS for short, are system units or components that…


CPFR – Collaborative Planning, Forecasting and Replenishment

CPFR stands for Collaborative Planning, Forecasting and Replenishment and is a…


Networked Production: Computer-integrated Manufacturing

Computer-integrated manufacturing, or CIM for short, stands for…


Nowadays, enterprise resource planning systems must not only function within the company; the connection with the POS must also be effective across the company.

At a glance: the enterprise resource planning system

An enterprise resource planning system is a software that ensures a smooth flow…


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Human-machine interfaces in the industry

The human-machine interface represents the analog or digital interaction…


The picking method Pick-by-Vision

Pick-by-Vision is a picking process in which a picker uses data glasses and…


Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)

The term Product Lifecycle Management, PLM for short, describes a holistic…


The control center in intralogistics

The control panel in intralogistics represents a central point of a warehouse…


Augmented Reality in logistics and service

Augmented Reality (AR) describes the computer-aided extension of human…


Smart Data

Smart Data stands for the detailed and structured result of an analysis of…


Key figure system in intralogistics

Although a complete bundling of all key figures arising in warehouse and…


Order picking times - Dead time

Dead time is an unproductive but unavoidable so-called auxiliary time, which…


Advantages of RFID technology over barcodes

What advantages does RFID radio technology have over barcodes? This question…


Perfect Order Fulfillment

The so-called Perfect Order Fulfillment stands for the perfect degree of…


Swarm intelligence - What we logisticians can learn from ants - Part I

Surely you use a navigation system. So then you are already relying on the…


Distributed Order Management

Distributed Order Management basically the consideration of all companies…


E-Commerce: the online marketplace

E-commerce, or electronic commerce, is the term for electronic commerce on the…


Definition - WMS - The Warehouse Management System

The Warehouse Management System (WMS) is an indispensable software for the…


CMR: the consignment note

The term CMR comes from the French, Convention relative au Contrat de transport…


The degree of utilisation/the capacity utilisation

The degree of capacity utilisation describes the proportion of the capacity…


Definition of Accounting / Bookkeeping

The term accounting describes the comprehensive recording, storage and analysis…


Information in intralogistics

Information describes the meaningful content of a message, which is of value…


Host system (ERP system)

The host system (usually an ERP system) is a central data processing system…


The barcode - EAN, GTIN and GS1 standard

Barcodes have successfully established themselves over other systems in recent…


Temperature-controlled logistics (environmental measurement)

The market for temperature-controlled logistics in particular has been growing…


The identifier can hold unique information about the inventory.

Overview and definition of ident carriers

In order to be able to identify an object without any doubt throughout the…


Data Mart: the local warehouse database analysis

Data mart describes the use of a database that is only a department-specific…


Enterprise Resource Planning System (ERP-System)

Enterprise Resource Planning System (ERP System)

As an application program, an enterprise resource planning system (ERP system)…


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Overview of application interfaces (APIs)

Interfaces have the task of connecting IT systems with the environment, i.e.…


Inventory management

Inventory management refers to the administration, planning and control of…


Storage location management - The importance of EDP in warehouse organization

In modern warehouses with a certain amount of goods, the warehouse processes…