Regatta, the outdoor clothing supplier, with its headquarters in Manchester, have chosen Indigo Software to provide their RealTime Interactive Warehousing to control every aspect of the warehouse operations at their new Pioneer Point logistics centre at Ellesmere Port.
Regatta have experienced phenomenal growth in all of their major brands, these include the well-known Craghoppers, Dare 2B and Hawkshead,group. This continued success over a prolonged period of time resulted in the need for a world class logistics centre where the best use of technology and processes would allow Regatta to expand their current logistics operations to provide an even greater level of service to its ever increasing customer base.
Regatta chose to integrate the best combination of their own existing integrated and internally created solutions alongside Indigo’s WMS solution, giving the warehousing operation a unique and competitive advantage
Indigo Software have been Regatta’s WMS partner for 3 years and have been involved in providing state of the art solutions to their other warehouses in the Manchester area, prior to the expansion of Regattas distribution warehousing to include a brand new 400,000 sq ft facility at Pioneer Point ,Ellesmere Port, Merseyside.
David Holt, Operations Director commented “Regatta began working with Indigo a few years ago to introduce improved process control into its logistics hubs. Integrating easily into our core ERP system, the RealTime solution has enabled us to improve picking accuracy and order fulfilment very significantly. Shipping 15 million units per annum across 700,000sq ft of warehousing capacity, the Group is continually seeking to enhance its reputation for excellent service. Increasingly this is achieved by deploying software solutions. Adopting a partnership approach with Indigo we have been able to introduce a number of innovations into our operation to support an ever expanding range of customer requirements.”
Indigo’s Interactive Warehousing software is their flagship product and has a proven track record of delivering stock accuracy and greater customer fulfilment. The benefits of using the system include; increased visibility, strong measurable stock accuracy throughout the warehouse, a structured approach to our picking requirements and a transactional database providing extensive reporting capabilities to include creation/assignment/completion and complete FTL and Individual user / resource usage and tracking.
Interactive Warehousing is engineered to work in complete harmony with System21, its capabilities include paper-less work management environment, stock taking, sales order picking and production picking.
Colin Hough, Indigo’s Sales manager said, “We were delighted to be selected as the WMS supplier to Regatta’s new flagship warehousing operation in Ellesmere Port. It is a great recognition of the benefits that we have brought to Regatta’s other warehousing operations that we have again been selected. Regatta have a strong will to be the best in their market vertical and I am delighted that we have been able to help them maintain and build upon their terrific reputation for customer service.”
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