Blog - The Platform for the Frontline Workforce

Enhanced Frontline Decision-Making:  The Key to Enterprise Optimization

Posted by Julia Walsh on Sep 29, 2022 6:02:00 AM
In manufacturing, the frontline is responsible for executing tasks and following clear guidelines and SOPs. 

While doing so, they use their experience and judgement to ensure results are compliant with intended specifications and work instructions. Manufacturing operations evolve to incorporate more digital tech equipment like IIoT sensors, automation, and robotics. As it becomes more normalized to use advanced IT tools to extract manufacturing data, the frontline and the decisions they make on a day-to-day and minute-to-minute basis will play a key role in ensuring that optimal results are obtained from digital transformation and automation efforts.

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Tags: frontline worker, real-time supply chain, frontline workforce, digital transformation, process optimization

Learning Every Day

Posted by Peter Price, CEO, Webalo on May 12, 2020 6:00:00 AM

On September 10, 2001, I became a founder of my third software company. The next day, as I came to learn that the world had changed forever, I experienced one of the key lessons that many founders learn on their journey to build a new venture—despite what you think you know, there always comes a moment when you realize you know very little.

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Tags: business intelligence, real-time supply chain, frontline workforce, digital transformation, Industry 4.0, workflow automation, connected worker

3 ways to meet the challenges of supply chain management

Posted by Maryanne Steidinger on Sep 16, 2019 7:20:00 AM

What's the single biggest challenge of supply chain management? Well, it depends on your view of the business. Webalo believes it's the end to end visibility of the supply chain--in other words, understanding the cause and effect of activities that may occur to impact supply chain performance: whether it's insufficient incoming supply, unexpected performance within manufacturing (low yields, quality issues, equipment downtime) or problems downstream (within the warehouse or in transportation--either orders not being delivered, or incorrect orders being shipped).  

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Tags: frontline worker, real-time supply chain, digital transformation