3rd Shift Harry and the Tale of FEFO vs. FIFO

In this second installment of our series of 3rd Shift Harry stories, we take a look at a devastating issue that can arise when your inventory management rules are bypassed. Picture this… It’s early in the morning and the 3rd shift is coming to a close. After a long and tiring night, Harry is counting the minutes before … Continue reading “3rd Shift Harry and the Tale of FEFO vs. FIFO”

3rd Shift Harry and The Hardened Path of Destruction

In this first installment of our series of 3rd Shift Harry stories, we see the catastrophic consequences of what can happen when the wrong materials are issued to a production batch. Paint and coatings manufacturers work with a number of different chemicals and materials to create their products. Paints are typically formulated according to their … Continue reading “3rd Shift Harry and The Hardened Path of Destruction”

The Not So Tall Tales of 3rd Shift Harry

In all the years we’ve been working with batch and process manufacturers, it seems everyone almost always has a story about a particular, challenging employee. Through these anecdotes, we’ve learned a lot about what our customers deal with on a regular basis and the internal issues they sometimes must overcome – often because of one … Continue reading “The Not So Tall Tales of 3rd Shift Harry”

Why Food Logistics Magazine Named Deacom a Top Software and Technology Provider

Food Logistics Magazine distributes an annual list of the top software and technology providers and has named Deacom to this year’s FL100+ list. This acknowledgment from the publication illustrates Deacom’s commitment to, and level of expertise in, the global beverage and food manufacturing market. For more than 20 years, Deacom has been developing an ERP … Continue reading “Why Food Logistics Magazine Named Deacom a Top Software and Technology Provider”

Zone Picking Support in the Warehouse Management System

Zone picking is an inventory management strategy now supported in Deacom’s Warehouse Management System. Process manufacturers often organize their warehouse by zones in order to improve the efficiency of picking for both jobs and sales orders. Though different zones may share a similar location, each zone comprises of a different characteristic: refrigerated, dry, flammable, etc. Most … Continue reading “Zone Picking Support in the Warehouse Management System”