United Facilities, a national-based third-party logistics company, has realized great success and progression by adopting the JDA Warehouse Management software platform. The supply chain and logistics management company is leveraging the use of JDA Warehouse Management in order to position itself for improved customer satisfaction, increased demand, and continued growth.
The JDA Warehouse Management solutions enable United Facilities to drive additional efficiencies in its warehouse operations by optimizing the movement of inventory and resources, including the material handling equipment and the employees. These logistics solutions enable the most lean and flexible distribution operations, from raw materials to finished goods.
Optimized Supply Chain Operations
Faced with a supply chain impacted by increased variability and complexity and with business growth, United Facilities required an efficient solution to help reduce handling and storage costs, improve its inventory accuracy and visibility, as well as improve customer service.
The third-party logistics company, as a result, adopted the entire JDA Warehouse Management solution for their logistics operations, creating a higher level of control that ultimately delivered precision and speed in their ability to fulfill customer commitments. After deploying JDA’s Warehouse Management solution successfully, United Facilities has chosen to expand the use of this software to their entire enterprise.
The initial implementation of the JDA WMS solution by United Facilities has been delivered on time and on budget. The company has benefited from incredible results and as result they have decided to expand the use of the JDA WMS in order to further optimize their operations. Same as with the original WMS project, United Facilities has been able to implement their expansion projects with no increases in budget or time.
What Makes JDA WMS So Powerful?
The JDA software was selected based on a detailed review of the available products in the market and an evaluation of the WMS solution taking into account their significant references from leading companies throughout the world, their expertise, and the quality of their consulting resources.
JDA Software Group is a well-known industry leader that provides the broadest portfolio of retail merchandising, supply chain, all-channel commerce solutions and store operations in order to help companies manage the flow of their goods. JDA’s innovative cloud platform and deep industry expertise support companies to optimize their labor, inventory, and customer service levels. JDA solutions have become the industry standard for the world’s leading manufacturers, distributors, and retailers.
Grace of implementing the JDA WMS solution, United Facilities is able to leverage a parallel allocation of its resources and employ the best strategy to process thousands of complex orders per year. The JDA WMS solution enables the company to generate time savings estimated at around 40 minutes per order. This innovative approach has also been replicated in other areas of
United Facilities third-party logistics operations, such as packaging, as thrived with this platform. By using JDA’s solution, the company ended up completely redesigning their packaging rate structure. As a result, the Illinois-based warehousing service provider has realized streamlined operations and enhanced efficiency for supply chain management.
Through the creation of an online portal that retrieves data directly out of the JDA solution database, United Facilities has also been able to increase inventory visibility for its customers. The online portal is enabling authenticated users to access at any given time real-time updates on any order, eliminating the need for email or phone call communications. The portal also improved trailer availability to 90 percent or higher during high volume periods.
United Facilities also uses JDA Warehouse Labor Management in order to track and report the performance of its departments, employees, and facilities, increase productivity, decrease labor costs, and improve visibility into current workload and down time.