Chess Logistics Technology is a software specialist providing WMS and integrated real time solutions to the wholesale, retail and third party logistics sectors. Trading over thirty years, Chess has a successful track record in implementing business critical software solutions. Its products reflect wide experience of logistics with highly functional modules able to meet the needs of manufacturer, wholesaler or service provider alike. Current customers include DHL Supply Chain, BHS, Heals, Highways Agency, Radley & Co., Welspun, BSS and Eriks UK.

Chess has extensive experience with real time solutions integration, which includes multiple WMS implementations based on wireless LAN, and voice directed pick operations in fast moving retail distribution. It also offers true ‘mobile’ systems based on networked communications technology. Real time integration is driven by Chess’ own software and requires no third party middleware to provide functioning solutions.

Empirica WMS is the principal warehouse management product. A well developed product aimed at large or multi-site operations, it offers a range of advanced features for warehouse operation, planning and reporting. It supports real time functions for wireless mobile and voice technology as standard, and offers core integration tools for application data exchange.

Empirica Lite is an entry level WMS with appeal to operators of smaller warehouses.  Aimed at growing operations looking for strong basic functionality plus scalability, the system is available in simple PC mode or with a compact range of real time options. It makes the ideal choice for companies who want a serious WMS that’s competitively priced with short implementation times.

Another key product for logistics providers is the EDIS mobile delivery information solution. EDIS integrates real time PDA data capture with advanced reporting systems to allow you to manage and monitor delivery activity, provide real time updates and report exceptions. EDIS also incorporates bar code scanning, signature and image capture, GPS location and mapping tools to create an advanced solution which verifies delivery, and eliminates errors to improve operational performance and enhance customer service.

Chess meets the growing need for mobile enabled working with Empirica Mobile, a development tool to create applications for the Windows Mobile (5+) platform. Designed for all wireless communications technology it has unique technical features which can be used to rapidly create and deploy real time applications for any business. It’s self contained, needing no other software products to operate and maintain, and contains many features which make it flexible, easy to use and cost effective.

Chess Logistics Technology Ltd

Tel: 0161 888 2580


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