Four innovative and forward thinking companies have got together to provide technologies that will aid in the orchestration of the supply chain, namely Imtech Logistics, Proteus Software, Psion and Varlink. The comprehensive partnership gives logistics and supply chain companies the ability to pull together all aspects of their supply chain and control the processes in the moving, managing, storing and shipping of stock.

Imtech ICT Logistics Software has been providing transport management solutions for over 15 years, whilst Proteus has over twenty years experience in supplying warehouse management systems.  Both suites of software are functionally rich, are highly flexible and scalable, ensuring that the end-to-end solution fits all sizes of organisations from the small to medium enterprise through to major blue chip organisations.

Psion has an extensive range of Scanners and PDAs that can be used in the warehouse, and on the road.  They have recently released their new EP10, which utilises GPS, POD and Mobile Phone technology in one single PDA.  This can be used in the warehouse as a scanner, for InCab technology purposes, Proof of Delivery or in the field for Service Engineers.

Varlink’s comprehensive portfolio of mobile computing and data capture products includes Zebra and Brother Printers, (static and mobile). Stock is held for immediate despatch from their UK distribution centre allowing them to offer economical next business day delivery as a standard service.

Rob Gibney, UK Country Manager, Imtech Logistics comments, “We are delighted to be partnering with such well known branded companies.  The partnership has given us the ability for all of us to offer a complete technology solution to companies operating in the Logistics industry. Almost all Logistics companies are under increasing pressure to achieve supply chain perfection in order to meet the ever growing demands of today’s consumer.  Our combined solution gives operations professionals the tools to achieve year on year operational growth, lean inventory management, make bottom line cost savings, and sustain customer satisfaction throughout their supply chain.”

The companies involved in the partnership are hosting a special seminar in October, where not only you will be able to see the product offerings on display, but there will also be an exciting agenda of presentations by the companies involved.  This industry leading event has been endorsed by both the UKWA and the Logistics Leaders Network.  Speakers include Roger Williams, CEO UKWA and Nick Denton, Deputy Director of the Department of Transport’s Roads Directorate.

The seminar will be held in the Planetarium Suite, Thinktank, Millennium Point in Birmingham on 18th October 2011.  If you are interested in attending the event please contact Linda Rodway on 0121 717 7474 or visit the website to register. Places are limited so ensure that you book early to secure your place.


Supply Chain Orchestration – White Papers

Are you a Supply Chain Orchestrator?
Supply Chain Orchestration is the coordination of all key activities across the supply chain. It involves all of the processes in the ‘order to cash’ conversion cycle; from the processing of the sales order, requisition and delivery of stock, warehousing and storage, picking and despatch, through to the delivery of goods and subsequent cash collection.…Download the full pdf here

Orchestrating the Supply Chain
The process of orchestrating an efficient supply chain is based on the following set of key principals: Designing the system to establish a real time view of the complete supply chain which integrates systems data to pass freely between components.…Download the full pdf here

Orchestrating Technology to Break the ‘No Growth’ Cycle
Most 3PLs and manufacturers face continual cost and competitive pressures. Those fortunate to secure orders suffer reducing margins, caused by rising costs and competitive pricing. The industry is generally faced with stressed cash flow and reduced lines of credit on one side,…Download the full pdf here

 The Supply Chain Symphony – Orchestrating Cloud and Mobile Technologies
Cloud and Mobile Technologies harmonise, can be considered with other platforms and applications as being akin to the orchestra’s percussion and base sections. Like all good four part symphonies the first movement delivers the reliable and robust platforms on which the success of everything else depends. …Download the full pdf here


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