RSA selects Infor supply chain and warehouse systems

RSA Logistics rolls out Infor supply chain management and warehouse management solutions

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RSA selects Infor supply chain and warehouse systems The Infor solution will cut costs and improve transparency, says Hammond.
By  Mark Sutton Published  July 25, 2010

Third-party logistics provider RSA Logistics has selected Infor's supply chain management and warehouse management solution for its new facility in Dubai Logistics City.

The solutions are intended to improve customer service and efficiency at RSA's new 25,000 square meter warehouse in the logistics free zone, and throughout the company's complete supply chain.

Local Infor partner SPAN worked with RSA to customize the SCM WMS to meet local customs requirements, including tailoring a module to handle bill of entry, bill of exit and process documentation, among others, between the free zone and JAFZA.

The system will also improve efficiency and inventory management, and manage all warehousing processes, including receiving, put-away, replenishments, picking, packing, labeling and shipping.

Abhishek A. Shah, operations executive, RSA Logistics, commented: "Our facility at Dubai World Central needed a top-line supply chain solution to efficiently manage our operations and support our drive towards providing value- added services. After evaluating the various warehouse management solutions available in the market, we selected Infor's WMS due to its advanced functionality, remarkable local support and demonstrated success in the Middle East region."

"Infor WMS will enable us to capitalize on value-added services such as packaging, repackaging, assembly, inspection, quality control, better analytics and improved billing for customers. We will be able organize the entire range of our warehouse operations, including critical time-sensitive procedures such as managing inbound and outbound deliveries, and inventory control." he added.

"We worked closely with the RSA team to identify the unique requirements for the Dubai World Central, which is the region's first fully-integrated, multi-modal logistics platform in a single, customs-controlled zone. We have been deploying Infor WMS in the region for over 15 years and are confident that RSA Logistics will get their return on investment much earlier than expected," said Kamel El-Ghossaini, regional manager - supply chain solutions, SPAN Group.

"The complexity and global nature of supply chains requires companies to invest in IT solutions that will factor in multiple considerations including both traditional and non- traditional cost sources," Paul Hammond, general manager, Infor Middle East. "Infor WMS allows for unparalleled transparencies throughout RSA Logistics' supply chain, while reducing direct operating costs which will significantly impact its bottom line."

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