SYSPRO Load Planning helps manufacturers and distributors enhance customer service

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SYSPRO Load Planning improves the picking and loading of goods and helps determine when orders can be delivered.

The allocation of a route code allows a standard delivery method, distance and sequence of delivery to be assigned for each customer (or warehouse, for an SCT order), whilst a delivery frequency can be associated with each route, along with the number of deliveries which can be made in a single day.

SYSPRO Load Planning allows orders to be associated to customer- or warehouse-specific routes.  As each line is added to the order, the appropriate route detail (load) is calculated according either to the required delivery date, or based on the availability of stock and load capacity. Loads are managed by initialising them for a selected, reviewable, period ahead whilst several reports are available to assist in the planning and monitoring of loads.

K3 Managing Director, Howard Joseph says, Customer service is a primary area of competition for manufacturers and distributors, and SYSPRO Load Planning can help them enhance customer satisfaction levels through improved on-time delivery.


About K3 Business Technology Group

K3 Business Technology Group is K3's new manufacturing and supply chain software division, following the integration of its existing SYSPRO business (formerly Information Engineering) with McGuffie Brunton, the SYSPRO distributor acquired earlier this year.  K3 Business Technology Group is headquartered in Manchester, with offices throughout the UK, Ireland and Germany. Its customers include: Alexander Dennis, Allen Vanguard, Arcam, Bridgnorth Engineering, Caterham Cars, CommaTECH, Doncasters Group, Fontaine International Europe, Hewland Engineering, Premier Percussion, Radical Sportscars, Relyon, Safeline, Smartwater, Smurfit, Sonardyne and Viridor Waste.

K3 Business Technology Group plc

K3 Business Technology Group plc is a public company listed on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange.  With more than 3,000 customer installations in over 30 countries, K3 is recognised as an innovative provider of world-class software solutions to the manufacturing and retail sectors, backed by world-class service.  K3s clients include: BAE Systems, Bradley Collection, Crane Merchandising Systems, Lola Cars, Racal, Wilkinson Sword, Kappa, Trend Marine, Carpetright, Hotel Chocolat, Dreams Beds, Evesham Micros, JJB, American Golf, Aldi Stores, Bank of Ireland, Bloomsbury Publishing, Booths Supermarkets, Dobbies Garden Centres, Rugby Football Union, Sheraton Hotels and Moss Chemists.



SYSPRO is a fully integrated business software solution incorporating enterprise resource planning (ERP), advanced planning and scheduling (APS), customer relationship management (CRM), supply chain management, e-commerce, business analytics, financial, warehouse management and human resource management.  There are over 600 implementations of SYSPRO across a wide variety of industries throughout the UK and Europe, with 12,000 licensed companies worldwide

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