"We have gained efficiency in pulling orders, finding products, our error rate has dropped, receiving and staging have become more productive, miscounts have nearly become obsolete, and customer service has improved! What else can I say? Latitude has been a great asset to our company."
Carolyn Hunt, IT Consultant
Southern Fastening Systems, Inc
Muscle Shoals, AL
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Warehouse/Inventory Management Case Studies
4SIGHT Raises the Bar for Major Retailer: A Tier-1 WMS Success Story
Challenge: A major retailer was experiencing rapid growth combined with increased customer demands.[more]
Footwear Manufacturer Increases Fill Rates 10 to 15 Percent With Supplier Collaboration
Challenge: An athletic footwear brand needed quicker access to supplier information and share purchase order information with several hundred vendors and factories. Since each order involved vendor collaboration, multiple tasks and the need to work with internal departments and global partners, a formalized PO process and centralized platform was needed to comprehensively track orders and shipments.[more]
Hyster Meets Brewery's Challenging Keg Line Needs
Challenge: In late 2015, a well-known craft brewery opened a second location with a 250,000-barrel capacity. From the opening, this new location encountered logistical challenges with its packaging and distribution and had distinct needs for its keg line, which was located in a small and tight space. The client looked to Hyster to recommend solutions to streamline the operation.[more]
Automotive OEM Taps Automated Lockers to Help Distribution Hub Run Smoothly
Challenge: When this automotive OEM upgraded the warehouse management system for its largest distribution facility, it knew a better way to manage handheld equipment was needed. There was no way to track equipment and no employee accountability. Scanners were being hidden, lost and damaged almost daily. The cost of managing this valuable equipment increased as productivity decreased.[more]
WMS Load Test Simulating 500 Users Produces Surprising Discovery
Challenge: Prior to a WMS Go Live, a power equipment manufacturer wanted to stress test new servers to ensure additional load would not impact operations. Time-strapped, they turned to us to develop a test strategy to emulate 300 RF devices simultaneously working in the WMS.[more]
Industrial Automation Software Accelerates DC's Shipping, Improves Accuracy, Increases Speed
Challenge: High-volume publisher was experiencing high growth, increasing demand, and a rotating, diminishing workforce. They needed to automate their manual operation to reduce reliance on labor, increase speed and earn substantial shipping discounts.[more]
GENCO Helps Publishing Company Create a New Supply Chain for a Changing Industry
Challenge: A large publishing company in a rapidly changing industry was forced to make serious changes in order to survive. As requirements for physical inventories decreased and digital assets increased, the existing warehouse and labor costs threatened the long-term profitability of the company.[more]
Increased Throughput and Accuracy in High-End Jewelry Distribution Center
Challenge: ScottTech worked with a high-end jewelry manufacturer that was looking to increase throughput and accuracy in their main distribution center. They were seeking automation tools and processes that satisfied stringent quality and efficiency metrics.[more]
Robust Engineering and Planning Prove Vital to Redesigned Car Launch
Challenge: A U.S. automotive OEM customer's redesign of one of its car models required Comprehensive Logistics to re-engineer our 640,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing-support facility. This changeover needed to be completed in five weeks.[more]
Imagine Where You Can Go With The Right Automation
Challenge: A pharmaceutical company's existing manual pick/pass picking system was constrained due to unbalanced workload across the operation — flooding some zones while others had no orders to pick.[more]
Sporting Goods Leader Strives for a Best-in-Class Supply Chain
Challenge: Double-digit annual growth, a growing number of SKUs to plan for, and demands for excellent customer service led to the search for improvements in the area of supply chain planning.[more]
DMLogic Solves Temperature Control Compliancy Issues for Major Pharmaceutical Manufacturers
Challenge: DMLogic was challenged by a major pharmaceutical manufacturer to help streamline their compliance tracking of temperature-specific drug storage and delivery. While shipments were continuously tracked via their WMS, the manufacturer was forced to manually note temperatures throughout transit via spreadsheet. Eventually, the spreadsheets became cumbersome and the manual tracking was slowing down the process.[more]
Warehouse Creates Entirely New Revenue Stream and Increases Utilization 40%!
Challenge: A respected provider of direct marketing, printing and fulfillment services operates a ten-thousand-rack space warehouse. While their core business generally keeps their warehouse busy, the management team realized they had unused capacity. Their challenge was to find a fast, efficient way to increase their warehouse utilization.[more]
Service Parts Operation Delivers: 500 Orders/Day - 40% Less People
Challenge: This service parts organization needed to handle over 500 orders per day and 170,000 items in their inventory. They needed to move from a paper-base to automate through system-directed processes, gain real-time visibility and tracking of parts and orders throughout their supply chain.[more]
Inventory Optimization Drives SIOP Success
Challenge: A leading fixture and faucet manufacturer set out to improve service levels and increase product availability, without increasing its inventory investment. The company also targeted working capital efficiency for improvement.[more]
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