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Palletline member Anglia Freight provides customers with a proven and reliable services to their customers, representing Palletline in East Anglia and delivering complete third party logistics. Supporting this, Anglia Freight has been using Clydebuilts LocateIT WMS to manage its inventory for a number of years. As a direct result of its added value capabilities many of Anglias clients have approached it to provide full logistical support.
This year both Aspall Cider and RSPB approached Anglia with high-value contracts as they were impressed with the level of expertise on offer and the capability of full integration into their systems, with a best-of-breed solution reportedly being more than capable of handling every request. The success of these resulted in further warehousing real estate taken on by the business.
Clydebuilt staff worked closely with staff at Anglia and their customers, to find out exactly the detail processes and services required, providing valuable input and offering practical working solutions to ensure that the software integrations were not only stable and reliable but also helped define the working parameters for the warehouse activities.
The system interfacing has resulted in Anglias customer staff working with their back-office solution as if Anglia were not an external company at all but their inventory and distribution department. The end user customer has benefited with a level of accuracy and delivery.
When Anglia originally bought LocateIT it had promising aspirations for the future and understood that the companys future would involve positive change. Flexibility was a key factor when originally choosing a warehouse management system. LocateIT with the LocateIT mobile wireless processes for the warehouse staff has proven to be an ideal choice. LocateIT is able to respond to evolving situations. Additional modules that slot in easily to the main system enable users to only use the features relevant to them; with the confidence that the system will meet their future requirements.
Business volumes and the complexity of the work carried out has increased, further attracting customers and delighting them with individual added services. By implementing the RF mobile computing, Anglia has ensured accuracy and greatly improved efficiencies. This includes an increase in stock accuracy to virtually 100% and removes warehouse paperwork.