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Dexterity Sage200

  1. 1. Dexterity Warehouse ManagementJim Southern
  2. 2. Company ProfileEstablished 1992 – Clitheroe, LancashireDexterity is wholly developed and owned by DashAccredited Developer for Sage Mid Market (Sage 200)Cisco Select Certified Partner (SMB Specialists)Microsoft Developer Network Subscriber (MSDN)
  3. 3. Dexterity TechnologyMicrosoft SQL Server 2005/2008 or betterMicrosoft Visual Studio .NET DevelopmentInfragistics Design LayerVirtual Server Compatible – VMware“Live” Sage Integration via Business Objects (SBO)Same environment as Sage 200
  4. 4. Dexterity WMS FunctionalityCustomers Dexterity Warehouse Management Suppliers Demand Deliveries SolutionDelivery Suppliers Order Pick Face Goods Receiving Management Replenishment Outbound Inbound Service Stocktake PI Manufacture Order Picking QC Checks Checks Despatch & Audit & Intelligent Routing Traceability PutawayOn Time Other Efficiency Accuracy Optimisation The Smart Warehouse Payback ROI
  5. 5. Top Warehouse IssuesInventory InaccuracyPoor Space & Location ManagementPoor Picking & Put-Away ProceduresStocktake Timeouts & EffortInefficient Labour UtilisationOrder Picking Errors
  6. 6. Warehouse EfficiencyInefficient Labour UtilizationInefficient Put-Away ProceduresInefficient Picking ProceduresPicking & Shipping Errors Labour time analysis in a typical warehouse Tomkins Associates - USA Travel Time Pick Orders Find Products Process Orders
  7. 7. Equipment in the WarehouseHandheld Terminals Wearable Terminals Fork Truck TerminalsMobile Printers Desktop Printers Wireless Network
  8. 8. Barcode DrivenProduct LabelsBatch NumbersPallet ID LabelsPick NotesPackage IDTracking NumbersDespatch Notes
  9. 9. Managing StockStock Management Rules • FIFO • Batch / Lot Numbers • Expiry / Best Before Dates • Shelf Life • Serial Numbers • Pallet Units (Unique ID’s) • Packages / Boxes / Bundles • Complete Traceability
  10. 10. Goods ReceivingReceives against the PO recordUses RF Terminal or Dexterity Screen to receive stockQC Options can be built in (with multiple statuses: QC, Quarantine, On-Hold) Mobile Terminal process Dexterity Screen processCross Dock / Back to Back / ReservationsLabel Pallets / Items at Goods InCustomer Returns
  11. 11. Receiving & Putaway StrategiesSystem can guide the putaway based onwarehouse rulesPickface for product first (single pickface perproduct) Loc Group AisleBays above the pickfaceEmpty location in the same aisleSame Product Group locationsReduces putaway time and accuracyIncreases order pick efficiency Ship Rec’v
  12. 12. Planning & Order ManagementColour codes fororder status“Live” view of alloutstanding ordersGroup and sortorders by customer,due date, carrier, etc.
  13. 13. Order Picking & DespatchAutomates Order Picking via Mobile TerminalsDexterity guides the picker to the correct locations 3to pick order linesPicking Activities Validated Against Sales Order 2Ensures Customer Receives an Accurately Picked 1 4OrderOrder Check Process – Blind check to ensure a 5true recountPrint Despatch Notes with Shipping ID, CustomerLabels, Package Labels, Carrier Tracking Labels Ship Rec’v
  14. 14. Pickface ManagementProactive Replenishment Daily task to fill pick face locations Active Dashboard Views and Alerts to Identify Low Pickface & Replenishment Tasks Priority based on: Empty Pickface Low (Minimum) Stock Levels Demand for an item based on current daily orders
  15. 15. Managing Pallet UnitsDexterity manages pallet unitsUnique “Pallet ID” binds the stock together in the systemManage pallet sizes & locationsSingle scan for pallet movementsPick whole pallets units for bulk ordersNo item counting or errors Unique Pallet Record
  16. 16. Back to Back / Stock ReservationsDexterity manages “Back to Back” orders from Sage 200Dexterity uniquely labels and reserves the stock for the Sales OrderCross Dock possibility to direct to pick at receipt Create Pallets/Packages Shipping Labels Dexterity will identify whether there are linked SO’s for the items from the PO record. Pallets are labelled and identified with unique customer and package ID’s with linked SO details.
  17. 17. Pick to Box/Bundles/PackagesPick & Pack Multiple Packages for an Order / Shipment small items Unique Package LabelIndividual package numbers shown on delivery documents with contents
  18. 18. Carrier Software IntegrationSeamless Integration with Carrier Shipping SoftwareAutomatically creates shipping labels, records carrier tracking detailsComplete traceability from pick to delivery
  19. 19. Works Orders & BOM The Kitting and Bill of Materials (BOM) module in Dexterity WMS allows you to manage top level items and sub-components. The Dexterity module can integrate with the Sage 200 BOM and Manufacturing modules or operate as a standalone feature. Raw Materials WH ManufacturingPick & Issue Components to Works Orders Receive Finished Goods Works Orders Complete history of the Works Order from creation through issuing materials to manufacturing to the booking of finished goods. Links Works Order to Sales Order & Customer.
  20. 20. Stocktaking / Cycle Counting / PIPhysical Counts: Scan the locations and itemsto quickly count stock.Cycle Counting – Periodically by Location.Optional in-task counting (putaway & pickinginterleaved)
  21. 21. Promotes Efficient Warehouse LayoutUse Dexterity statistics to determine the most efficient warehouse layoutGenerating velocity statistics helps the Warehouse Manager improve warehouselayout Slow Medium Fast Ship Rec’v
  22. 22. “Live” Messaging - emailsAutomates the line of communication from warehouse
  23. 23. Dashboards & KPI’sThe Dexterity Dashboard is a powerful tool used to provide a real-time “mission control” view of Warehouse Operations as well asgiving instant reporting of Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) “Live” data views in dials, charts, graphs & grids Say goodbye to “hearsay” figures This is actual live information Save on manual and spreadsheet work for monthly KPI’s Measure Actual v Planned in real-time Data Analysis based on Historical Data Pick out warehouse wide statistics Specific Process Statistics (Picking, Receipts, Issues) User Specific Statistics (User Activity Levels)
  24. 24. Dexterity WMS / Sage
  25. 25. System Architecture Built on Microsoft™.NET Sage 200 (SBO) “Live” end-to-end system Carrier email alerts IntegrationPutaway GRNPicking Rules Dexterity Labels DocumentsLocations Pick NotesZones Despatch Notes Processes Mobile Terminals/ Printers Warehouse Floor Operatives
  26. 26. Dexterity Software
  27. 27. Dexion Comino Warehouse & Storage Solutions Sage 200 Integration Distribution Operation QA Inbound Process Back to Back & Stock Reservations Pick to Bundle – Unique ID & Labelling Vehicle Loading Delivery Documentation Multi-Company with Sage 200“We chose Dexterity WMS from Barcode-IT primarily because of its verytight integration with Sage 200. However, in addition to the software, wehave been very impressed with the completion of the project byBarcode-IT within our very demanding timescale.” says Eric Wood-Thompson, Warehouse & Inventory Manager at Dexion.
  28. 28. Eat Natural Fruit & Nut Cereal Bars & Mueslis Sage 200 Integration Manufacturing & Distribution Operation QC Stock Status Management Ingredients & Finished Goods Works Order & Manufacturing Traceability Order Picking with Batch & Julien Date Management Delivery Documentation Carrier Software Integration (UPS)“Our customer Eat Natural, a manufacturer and supplier of nutritionalcereal bars, needed a solution to manage and automate their inventoryand warehouse operations and processes to work alongside Sage 200.After considering their requirements we introduced Barcode-IT with theirDexterity WMS solution because it offered a Sage listed solution and acomplete warehouse management system.”Says Natalie White, Managing Director at ESPI.
  29. 29. Coach House Antiques Furniture & Giftware Wholesaler Sage Integration Distribution Operation 500,000ft2 Warehouse 14,000 SKU’s Route Planning & Picking Reverse Load Building Pick to Box – ID & Labelling Customer Returns Delivery Documentation Showroom Order Taking"The Dexterity WMS has enabled us to expand the business to a level thatwe could not have reached without its implementation." says MarilynBurgoyne, IT Manager at Coach House. “With Dexterity our warehouseoperation is really efficient and completely transparent. The equipment iseasy to use so training new staff is incredibly quick."
  30. 30. Kays Medical Medical Supplies Sage 200 2010 Integration Linked Back to Back Orders Discreet Order Picking Kit Building / BOM Customer Returns Delivery Documentation"The Dexterity WMS solution was ideal to integrate with Sage 200 andBarcode-IT made our barcoding ideas into a reality." says Andy Johnson,Operations Manager at Kays Medical. “Dexterity has allowed our operationto be much more efficient and picking accuracy is almost 100%. Staff literallycant pick the wrong items now!"
  31. 31. Bristol Novelty Fancy Dress & Novelty Wholesalers Sage 200 2009 Integration 800 New Product Lines per Year 15% Increase in Productivity in 12 Months 100% Warehouse Visibility Monitor & Measure Picker Performance Selected Dexterity over competitors for flexibility“Dexterity WMS has helped us save both time and money since itsinstallation. The flexibility of Dexterity and the help from the Barcode-IT teamtailoring the system to fit our requirements, made the daunting prospect ofchanging the way we were operating a much smoother experience.” saysDanny Ryall, Operations Manager at Bristol Novelty.
  32. 32. Endon Lighting Premier UK Lighting Wholesaler Sage 200 2009 Integration Container Management Automated Pick Order Allocation Bulk Order Picking Housekeeping & Dual Cycling Advanced Location Management Ti-Hi Pallet management Carrier Software Integration Delivery Documentation"Dexterity has allowed us to refine our stock profile, without compromising ourcustomer service." says Greg Ward, Logistics Manager at Endon Lighting. "Wenow always have the right products ready to ship without over stocking, which waspreviously a major problem. Before Dexterity we re-checked all picked ordersbefore despatch, but now accuracy is so high we pick and directly dispatch to thecustomer, which saves time and man power."
  33. 33. Dexterity Features SummaryGoods Receiving and PutawayLocation ManagementQuarantine LocationsPick Face ManagementSales Order ManagementBack to Back Order ManagementCreate & Manage ShipmentsDirected Order & Wave PickingDespatch DocumentationCarrier Software Automation“Live” Messaging - (email)Space ManagementMulti-Location and CompanySage 200 “Live” Integration
  34. 34. The Dexterity Advantage Flexible Software – Matches your Working Practices Takes the Warehouse Rules outside Sage 200 More Flexible Product / Location Management Pallets / Bundles / Boxes Powerful & Flexible Order Management Utilities Dashboards & KPI Management Reporting Back to Back Orders & Stock Reservation Shipments & Consignment Management Works Order Management for Manufacturers Carrier Software Integration – Auto Generate Tracking Labels Manages All Warehouse Documentation Automatically“Live” Messaging to Staff / Customer / Carrier Flexible Equipment Options to Suit the Warehouse Operation Software Customisation Available for 100% fit
  35. 35. Project ServicesProject Scope & DesignDetermine Warehouse Best PracticeWireless Site SurveyOn-Site InstallationConfiguration ServicesSage 200 IntegrationProject ManagementSystem & User TrainingOn-Site “Go-Live”On-Going Support
  36. 36. ROI & Justification QuestionsPayback is gained by increasing warehouse productivity, accuracy and efficiency whilstmaintaining or reducing cost levels.Be able to deliver more with the same resource levelsTypical Questions :Is your labour resource in the warehouse fully utilised?Are your warehouse tasks and processes streamlined and performed in the mostefficient way?How many putaway, pick and despatch errors do you currently have?Do you have customer returns and fines for incorrect deliveries?Do you have to shut down warehouse operations to do stocktakes?Do you have additional practices and checks that could be eliminated by introducing aWMS system?Are you holding too much stock with poor stock rotation practices?Do you have to print customer labels & despatch documentation manually?