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Introduction to an industry leading warehouse and shipping managment system purpose-built for the food manufacturing industry by Matrix Industrial Control Systems.

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Matrix warehouse & shipping management system presentation

  1. 1. Data Navigator Warehouse Management<br />and Shipping Solution<br />
  2. 2. Business Overview/Value<br /><ul><li>An industry leading warehouse and shipping management system purpose-built for the food manufacturing industry
  3. 3. Standard building blocks but with customizable business logic to meet your needs
  4. 4. Full product tracking & traceability – track product from when it arrives at your facility until it is shipped
  5. 5. Full data integration to the Data Navigator manual and automatic labeling modules for enhanced product traceability
  6. 6. Full offline operation to continue system operation through Wi-Fi outages
  7. 7. Real-time system reporting and alerting of exceptional conditions</li></li></ul><li>System Overview<br />Trailer Check-In<br />Receiving<br />Movement Tracking<br />Track trailers as they arrive at your facility<br />Unload product or receive from production<br />Track product between warehouse locations<br />Trailer Check-Out<br />Reconciliation<br />Order Picking<br />Reconcile inventory to ensure accuracy<br />Track product shipped against customer orders<br />Track trailers as they leave your facility<br />
  8. 8. Trailer Check-In<br /><ul><li>Ensure that trailers are in good working order as they arrive on your premises:
  9. 9. Check that the reefer is running and has sufficient fuel
  10. 10. Ensure that the trailer has no visible damage
  11. 11. Collect information about trailers as they arrive:
  12. 12. Company name
  13. 13. Truck and trailer number
  14. 14. Trailer (net) weight
  15. 15. Number of pallets in the trailer
  16. 16. System maintains inventory of trailers on your premises</li></li></ul><li>Receiving<br /><ul><li>Receive from your own production facilities or from third-party manufacturers
  17. 17. Ensure that you receive what was ordered by receiving product against:
  18. 18. Orders manually entered in the back office
  19. 19. Orders downloaded from your corporate ERP
  20. 20. ASN’s or EDI’s
  21. 21. Perform QA checks to ensure food safety and quality compliance as product is unloaded
  22. 22. Ensure that delivery vehicles are acceptable and in good working order
  23. 23. Label non-compliant cases and pallets
  24. 24. Process return shipments</li></li></ul><li>Movement Tracking<br /><ul><li>Track the movement of product from one specific warehouse location to another to keep perpetual inventory reports accurate
  25. 25. Optimize storage configurations by using the system to suggest the best storage locations: product grouping, highest turnover, shortest shelf life, fresh or frozen, etc.
  26. 26. Track the movement of cases between pallets:
  27. 27. Case transfers between pallets – pallet breakdown and rebuild
  28. 28. Discard damaged product
  29. 29. Remove product for QC checks</li></li></ul><li>Order Picking<br /><ul><li>Ensure accurate order fulfillment by picking against manually entered or automatically downloaded (from ERP) sales orders
  30. 30. Real-time validation for each order or customer:
  31. 31. Manage over-picking and short-shipping
  32. 32. Control product substitutions
  33. 33. Pick product based on remaining shelf life
  34. 34. Improve picking efficiency – the system will tell the picker where the closest product is
  35. 35. Manager orders to improve efficiency:
  36. 36. Organize orders based on priority or truck route number
  37. 37. Assign orders to picking teams
  38. 38. Pick orders to staging areas or straight onto trailers</li></li></ul><li>Reconciliation<br /><ul><li>Ensure accuracy of inventory reporting and system operation by periodically doing a physical count
  39. 39. Sub-divide warehouse into zones and use multiple operators to reduce the overall reconciliation time
  40. 40. Review reconciliation results upon completion, manually correct any omissions or errors
  41. 41. Improve inventory accuracy - reports detail current and historical inventory accuracy and allow identify and eliminate errors in the future</li></li></ul><li>Trailer Check-Out<br /><ul><li>Loaded trailers are treated as temporary warehouse inventory locations – product is not removed from inventory until trailer is successfully checked out
  42. 42. Collect and store trailer information:
  43. 43. Reefer temperature and fuel level
  44. 44. gross weight
  45. 45. seal number
  46. 46. Print shipment documentation such as bill of lading and shipping manifest
  47. 47. trigger ASN/EDI to receiver</li></li></ul><li>Alerting & Reporting<br /><ul><li>Real-time alerts and reports give you the information you need to make accurate, informed and correct decisions
  48. 48. Alerts can be sent to your desktop PC or to your mobile phone
  49. 49. Summary and detail system reports include:
  50. 50. Product receiving/in-take report
  51. 51. Inventory by product
  52. 52. Product inventory by production date
  53. 53. Pallet manifest reports
  54. 54. Inventory reconciliation report
  55. 55. Product aging/expiry report
  56. 56. Sales order/picking order status
  57. 57. Warehouse utilization
  58. 58. Bills of lading & shipping manifests</li></li></ul><li>System Hardware<br /><ul><li>Hardware independent – operates on:
  59. 59. Motorola-Symbol MC9000 and Intermec CK3 (most popular)
  60. 60. Forklift mount PC’s
  61. 61. Other PC based devices
  62. 62. Offline operation: Industry leading resilience and redundancy provides continuous operation even without a Wi-Fi connection</li></li></ul><li>Supporting Documents<br />The following documents provide supplementary information and are available upon request:<br /><ul><li>Introduction to Matrix Industrial Control Systems
  63. 63. Data Navigator System Architecture
  64. 64. Data Navigator Technology Platform
  65. 65. Data Navigator Manual & Automatic Case Labeling System</li>