Vinculum Warehouse Management System Competency Center


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  • The Infor WMS application covers all functions involved in physically distributing and handling goods. From yard control, for both foreign & owned assets, thru the unloading, receiving, putaway process to get inventory into the facility efficiently & effectively. The functions within the distribution associated with product selection, location replenishment, shipping & loading are managed. The solution directs staff working in the customer operation regarding any & all product moves to support the operations tactical plans. Discuss RF relationships and being vendor neutral. All ordering and delivery processed on line with real-time data information Operational Decision Support System allows managers to capture “before” and “after” images of all “flow of goods” transactions Decision Support System allows managers to set up “what if” scenarios for evaluation in inventory control alternatives Operational Decision Support System allows managers to drill down into supporting data to determine causes and corrections to problems On-line Operational Decision Support Systems signals deficiencies when there is an imbalance in lift driver assignments by section; system recommends corrective action Decision Support System sounds “alert” when pallet availability approaches a deficiency Decision Support System sounds alert when “space availability” is becoming a problem Utilizes real time dynamic slotting Receiving and Shipping processes linked to supplier systems to automatically initiate crossdock opportunities Supports computerized dynamic selection of the most cost and service effective delivery alternative without loss in effectiveness Joint implementation of pallet and case labeling with suppliers based on a complete analysis of all costs including the cost of applying labels Consistent compliance with industry standards Dynamic Slotting computer program provides “best slotting” through continuous examination of space availability, size of products, movement, etc. Productivity is measured on-line, real time Operational Decision Support System estimates staffing requirements and recommends staffing adjustments based upon current activity RF directed in real time to maximize accuracy and productivity Operational Decision Support System forecasts labor requirements by warehouse section Decision Support recommends overtime or additional staffing to complete work on time Decision Support System alerts managers to excessive shorts and poor selector performance Operational Decision Support system notifies of potential late completion of loads Trailer completion triggers a move to yard management Dock control tied into yard management (inbound and outbound) System manages and tracks transportation while in the yard Physically maps yard through use of X and Y coordinates Subsystem tracks “move request” processing, hostler (“mule driver” or “yard jockeys”) activity in the yard System receives information on equipment location and all moves by RF terminals on yard mules and by bar codes at gate entries, including truck identification Integrates with distribution management system, flow-thru, and dock control systems All of systems on-line, real time
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  • Vinculum Warehouse Management System Competency Center

    1. 1. Vinculum Warehouse Management Services Competency Center
    2. 2. End-to-End Supply Chain Management Strategic Tactical Operational Planning Warehousing Transportation Network Design Transportation Procurement Replenishment Planner Demand Planning Transportation Planning Billing Planner Warehouse Management Transportation Management Route Planning Transportation Visibility RFID International Trade Logistics Value-Added Services Voice Yard Management Scheduler Advanced Planner Advanced Scheduler
    3. 3. Supply Chain - Services Space Network Design Performance Management Visibility and Control Event Management Transportation Management Transportation Planning Transportation Procurement Route Planning Transportation Visibility International Trade Logistics Transportation Warehouse Management Value-Added Services Billing Yard Management Voice RFID Warehousing Demand Planning Replenishment Planner Planner Scheduler Advanced Planner Advanced Scheduler Planning Supply Chain Execution Supply Chain Planning Supply Chain Execution
    4. 4. Supply Chain - Services Offerings <ul><ul><li>Consultancy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>DC Distribution </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Logistics Optimization </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Warehouse Design </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Development & Support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Customized solutions for managing warehouse operations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Customized integration platforms for WMS, TMS </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Application support for WMS, TMS, Route Planning, Network Designs, Demand Planning </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Package Implementation Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>WMS & TMS </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Route Planning & Network Design </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Demand Planning </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Customization and Optimization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Extensive customizations in WMS </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Optimized solutions in TMS </li></ul></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Warehouse Management Solutions
    6. 6. WMS - Warehouse Operations EXTENDED CAPABILITIES Slotting Parcel Manifesting Yard Management Voice Picking Transportation Management RFID Visibility/ Collaboration Enterprise Event Management Replenishment Picking / Selection (RF, Paper, Voice) Inventory Control Labor & Task Management Shipping Loading Quality / Returns Receiving Put-Away                                                                          Cross-Dock / Transfers Value-Added Processing Satellite Control
    7. 7. WMS - Warehouse Design Multiple Warehouses Multiple Lots/Serial IDs Multiple Products Multiple Owners Multiple Database Instance Setup Enterprise Single Database Instance Setup IA,WI, MN Warehouse Multiple Owners Multiple Customers Operational Rules Users Single/Multiple Instance Warehouse IA Warehouse WI Warehouse MN1, MN2
    8. 8. <ul><li>Consultancy: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Providing support in warehouse design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Suggesting best industry processes during CRP sessions as well as at the time of implementation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Package Implementation & Support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>End to end implementation of WM package solutions from capturing customer business requirements, analysing customer requirements against packaged WM solution, FBR creations, WM package implementation at warehouses and post Go-Live support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Package implementations for best of breed WM solutions including Infor WM 2000, WM 9.0 and WM 4000 </li></ul></ul>WMS – Services Offerings
    9. 9. <ul><li>Customised Solutions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Development of customized warehouse management solutions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extensive code customizations catering to localization requirements of clients in WMS package solutions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Integration Services: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Customised Interface Services with : </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>SAP </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Oracle RMS </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Standard Flat File ASCII Interface with: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>KWI </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enterprise Integration Engine </li></ul></ul>WMS – Services Offerings …
    10. 10. Supply Chain - Customers
    11. 11. Select Customers
    12. 12. <ul><li>Aditya Birla Group </li></ul><ul><li>Madura Garments </li></ul><ul><li>A S Watson </li></ul>WMS – Case Studies
    13. 13. <ul><li>CLIENT Aditya Birla Retail Group </li></ul><ul><li>REGION Pune, India </li></ul><ul><li>INDUSTRY/DOMAIN Retail Hypermarkets </li></ul><ul><li>FUNCTIONAL AREA </li></ul><ul><li>Store Back Office System ; </li></ul><ul><li>Ware-house Management system ;Automated merchandising </li></ul><ul><li>AREA OF ENGAGEMENT </li></ul><ul><li>Application Development ; </li></ul><ul><li>Network-Infra Support </li></ul>WMS Case Studies – Aditya Birla Group
    14. 14. <ul><li>CLIENT PROFILE </li></ul><ul><li>They plan to open 172 hypermarkets and supermarkets starting from Pune. </li></ul><ul><li>Investing Rs. 9,000 cr. to establish a pan-India footprint </li></ul><ul><li>The retail venture would be aided by the group’s companies like Madura Garments (a key component of retail sales), IDEA cellular (for technical and communication requirements of stores), financial services (for providing consumer loans on its goods). </li></ul><ul><li>150 consumer durables and information technology outlets by 2010. </li></ul><ul><li>Industry expects the contribution of this segment in the total retail turnover to go upto 20% from current 10%. </li></ul><ul><li>BUSINESS PROBLEM </li></ul><ul><li>Competition and late entry may somewhat derail the company’s retail growth rate to the overall industry rate. </li></ul><ul><li>Standalone system which could integrate with the central Merchandising system at Head office. </li></ul><ul><li>Inter branch transfer was not possible </li></ul><ul><li>Support Hand held terminals for Stock take, receiving and returns </li></ul><ul><li>Support Flow Through and Cross Dock distribution </li></ul><ul><li>Regional and central invoice matching at store level was not possible </li></ul><ul><li>Legacy System to handle hypermarket volume </li></ul><ul><li>Data security issues and Workflow </li></ul><ul><li>High Maintenance cost </li></ul>WMS Case Studies – Aditya Birla Group…
    15. 15. <ul><li>SOLUTION/ SERVICES </li></ul><ul><li>OFFERED </li></ul><ul><li>WMS 2000 by INFOR </li></ul><ul><li>INTACTIX by JDA </li></ul><ul><li>Integration of ORACLE & WMS </li></ul><ul><li>ADAGE by INFOR </li></ul><ul><li>Network & Infra support </li></ul><ul><li>VALUE DELIVERED </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce inventory 5 to 20% </li></ul><ul><li>Increase labor productivity 15 to 40% </li></ul><ul><li>Improve shipping accuracy 2 to 5% </li></ul><ul><li>Increase inventory accuracy 99+% at location level </li></ul><ul><li>Boost perfect order rates </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce direct operating costs and increase overall revenue </li></ul><ul><li>Space management solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Automated merchandising </li></ul><ul><li>Onsite support engineers </li></ul>WMS Case Studies – Aditya Birla Group…
    16. 16. <ul><li>CLIENT Madura Garments </li></ul><ul><li>REGION Bangalore ,India </li></ul><ul><li>INDUSTRY Retail & Supplier for Branded Apparel </li></ul><ul><li>FUNCTIONAL AREA </li></ul><ul><li>Ware-house Management system </li></ul><ul><li>AREA OF ENGAGEMENT </li></ul><ul><li>WMS installation, Go Live support, Integration with the HOST </li></ul>WMS Case Studies – Madura Garments
    17. 17. <ul><li>CLIENT PROFILE </li></ul><ul><li>Division of Aditya Birla Nuvo, an AV Birla company. India ’ s leading apparel retail company. </li></ul><ul><li>Owns premium brands like Louis Philippe, Van Heusen, Allen Solly, Peter England, SF Jeans etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Global supplier for international brands such as Marks & Spencer ’ s, Tommy Hilfiger, Polo, Ralph Lauren </li></ul><ul><li>45 Planet fashion stores across 20 cities. </li></ul><ul><li>9 trouser town showrooms across 7 cities. </li></ul><ul><li>95 Fashion brand retail showrooms. </li></ul><ul><li>160 Popular brand showrooms+ 600 shop-in-shop and 800 MBOs. </li></ul><ul><li>Distribution across Gulf and other over seas market. </li></ul><ul><li>BUSINESS PROBLEM </li></ul><ul><li>Consolidate & build current brands into mega brands. </li></ul><ul><li>Continue thrust on in house manufacturing capability. </li></ul><ul><li>Introduce technology break through in formats. </li></ul><ul><li>Build vendor development & dedicated sourcing </li></ul><ul><li>Introduce new product categories, collection and retail expansion </li></ul>WMS Case Studies – Madura Garments…
    18. 18. <ul><li>SOLUTION/ SERVICES </li></ul><ul><li>OFFERED </li></ul><ul><li>Implementation of WM 9.0.2 by INFOR </li></ul><ul><li>Integration of WM 9.0.2 with SAP, RMS & KWI systems </li></ul><ul><li>Localizations on WM 9.0.2 source code </li></ul><ul><li>Application support </li></ul><ul><li>VALUE DELIVERED </li></ul><ul><li>Automated warehouse operations for the new formats </li></ul><ul><li>Inventory accuracy 99+% at location level </li></ul><ul><li>Perfect order fulfillment </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce direct operating costs and increase overall revenue </li></ul><ul><li>Customized product matching up with the local functional requirements </li></ul>WMS Case Studies – Madura Garments…
    19. 19. <ul><li>CLIENT A S WATSON </li></ul><ul><li>REGION Hong Kong </li></ul><ul><li>INDUSTRY Retailer & Manufacturer </li></ul><ul><li>FUNCTIONAL AREA </li></ul><ul><li>Ware-house Management system </li></ul><ul><li>AREA OF ENGAGEMENT </li></ul><ul><li>Development of customized Warehouse Management Solution, Testing, Integration with the HOST </li></ul>WMS Case Studies – A S WATSON
    20. 20. <ul><li>CLIENT PROFILE </li></ul><ul><li>A S Watson member of the world renowned Hong Kong-based conglomerate Hutchison Whampoa Limited. One of the world’s leading retail company. </li></ul><ul><li>Running the gamut from health & beauty, luxury perfumeries & cosmetics to food, electronics, fine wine and airport retail arms </li></ul><ul><li>Brands and retail chains including health & beauty specialist Watsons Your Personal Store, PARKnSHOP supermarket, TASTE food galleria, Great Food Hall, Gourmet boutique style fine food hall, Fortress electrical appliance stores, Watson's Wine Cellar and Nuance-Watson airport duty free shops among many others. </li></ul><ul><li>8000 retail stores spanning 36 markets world wide. </li></ul><ul><li>BUSINESS PROBLEM </li></ul><ul><li>Demand for in-house development of warehousing system to cater to unique needs of ASW. </li></ul><ul><li>Achieving high level of efficiency in their warehouse operations. </li></ul><ul><li>Introduce new product categories, collection and retail expansion </li></ul><ul><li>Support Flow Through and Cross Dock distribution </li></ul><ul><li>High maintenance and support cost </li></ul>WMS Case Studies – Madura Garments…
    21. 21. <ul><li>SOLUTION/ SERVICES </li></ul><ul><li>OFFERED </li></ul><ul><li>Development of in-house warehouse management system including functionalities: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Receiving </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Put-Away </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inventory Adjustments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stock Take </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inter bin Transfer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shipment to warehouse </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Return to supplier </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shipment to customer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Application support </li></ul><ul><li>VALUE DELIVERED </li></ul><ul><li>Customized solution developed as per the business needs </li></ul><ul><li>Automated warehouse operations </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible receiving units – cases, inner packs or eaches </li></ul><ul><li>UOM capable for weight items for fresh food requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Configurable VAT logic </li></ul><ul><li>System configured to calculate WAC, FIFO cost or quantity only </li></ul>WMS Case Studies – A S Watson…
    22. 22. <ul><li>THANKS </li></ul>