The Apparel Business Blog

Warehouse Management Software: How to Run your Company more Efficiently

Warehouse inside

Warehouse Management Software acts as an assistant to all facets involved in running a distribution center, including Inventory Management, Shipping and Tracking, Labor Management, Picking, etc. A WMS will provide you with real-time data on each of these operations and allow you to develop actionable plans on how to operate more efficiently. For example, you can see all the data relevant to your operators, such as their productivity level per day. You can also view status of customer orders and where they are in the picking/packing/shipping process. This type of insight can help you to identify and prevent bottlenecks and run more efficiently.

2 Ways Apparel Manufacturing is Like the Telephone Game — And What You Can Do About It

Telephone Game

Where is your clothing from, really? While it can feel good to buy a garment with a “Made in America” tag, finding a piece of clothing that is truly domestic all the way down is sort of like trying to find an album created by only one musician. By the time a recording makes its way to your computer or smartphone, it’s gone through multiple hands: the performers, the recording engineers, the mixer, the producer and the mastering studio.

A Look Back At Our First MFG Day!

October 7 marked MFG Day 2015, and ABS was honored to help give students from Philadelphia University a firsthand look at a successful apparel manufacturer right in their backyard. A Wish Come True, one of the few manufacturers of dance and performance clothing in the US, graciously allowed students from Assistant Professor Nioka Wyatt’s Apparel Technology class to take a tour of their production facility. ABS joined A Wish Come True to show where software and technology come into the fold.