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Focus on Labor Management (LMS) in Distribution
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A variety of supply chain pressures are causing a strong interest in supply chain network planning and optimization software.

On this page, we provide a variety of resources to help you understand and select the Labor Management System (LMS) that is right for you.

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Supply Chain Labor Management System Resources and Information

Here you will find a variety of free resources available to subscribers of Supply Chain Digest or The Supply Chain Digest Letter.

Downloadable version of the SCDigest Letter on Labor Management Systems
Video from The Supply Chain Television Channel providing an Introduction to Labor Management Systems

Labor Management System Case Studies

Labor Management System White Papers

Some of the "best of Supply Chain Digest" - articles and columns on LMS

Our Guide to Choosing the Implementing Your Labor Management System Project Successfully
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Featured Articles on Labor Management Systems from SCDigest:
Labor Managememt Case Study: Sara Lee Foods Finds LMS Value  

Reader Question: Can you Implement Labor Management and WMS Together?


Does Incentive Pay in the Warehouse Work?


Optimizing Labor Resources

Labor Management Systems  

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Expert Insight

The SCDigest Letter Guidelines for Getting Labor Management System (LMS) Implementation Right

The ROI from Labor Management is There, Plus Other Operational Benefits, but You Will Get There Faster and Easier by Following these LMS Project Guidelines

Dan Gilmore
Supply Chain Digest

There are a number of keys to having a quality Labor Management System implementation. As with most supply chain initiatives, “Change Management” is critical for success, and it seems to be especially true for LMS implementations.

Below, we take you through some keys through the lifecycle of a Labor Management project.

Initial Education: Consider an Internal Workshop First

While there is growing understanding about Labor Management in Logistics generally, it is still a new concept to many companies. Often, the trigger for accompany to begin looking at LMS is someone coming into the company from outside the organization who had successful experience with LMS previously, and makes a strong case for adoption...

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LMS Resources

Solution Overview: Achieving Substantial Productivity Gains and Rapid Time to Value - the Catalyst Labor Management Solution


White Paper: You Get What You Pay for - The Ups and Downs of Incentive Systems in Distribution


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Introduction to Labor Management Systems (LMS)

Watch SCDigest Editor Dan Gilmore's Video Tutorial on Labor Management Systems

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Featured Labor Management System Information and Resources

White Paper: Delivering Labor Excellence

White Paper: Adaptable Labor Management in Complex Distribution


Solution Overview: HighJump's Supply Chain Advantage Suite

Learn How Adaptable Supply Chain Solutions, Including Labor Management, Can Drive Value and Results


LMS White Paper: Five Reasons You Can't Afford to Postpone Labor Management Projects

Considering adding Warehouse Management to your SAP environment?

Many companies are considering adding best-of-breed Warehouse Management solutions to their SAP ERP environment, but are uncertain as to integration options and issues.

This information white paper from Softeon reviews WMS deployment options within an SAP environment, describes the technical requirements in a straight-forward, jargon-free fashion, and overviews the importance of SAP's certification program for integration external WMS solutions with ERP and enw NetWeaver platform.

Integrating WMS with SAP White Paper
Featured Labor Management Systems (LMS) Solutions

Manhattan Associates' Labor Management solution optimizes your warehouse workforce. Labor Management provides reports for all levels.
Labor planning—a forecasting tool—projects the number of full-time and temporary employees necessary to complete work.

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The HighJump™ Labor Advantage solution gives you the ability to plan, measure and view labor activities within your organization to increase efficiency. This advanced labor management software helps you objectively measure employee performance and identify those whose performance consistently exceeds the standard, as well as employees who need assistance.

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CatalystCommand™ Labor Management enables you to automate labor planning and management so that you can easily identify unproductive time and significantly increase throughput by deploying your resources for maximum profit.

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Labor Management (LMS) Thought Leadership

Labor Management and Macro Logistics Trends

Supply Chain Digest’s Dan Gilmore recently spke with Manhattan Associates Peter Schnorbach on how rising labor costs, labor demographics, and other trends are driving the need for LMS. Watch it Now!

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Why Labor Management Makes Sense

Five Reasons Why Labor Management Should have some Urgency in your Distribution Strategy

Chad Collins
VP of Global Strategy, HighJump Software

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Labor Management Systems (LMS) are not Just for the Warehouse Any More

It's Time to Think about Labor Management (LMS) in much Broader Terms. Enterprise Labor Management is Here.

Noah Dixon
VP of Product Management
Catalyst Internationa

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