Qnetex Supply Chain – Food Distribution
The Challenge: Food distribution presents some unique challenges but specialised software can quickly provide a return on investment by helping companies maximise their profitability without sacrificing service. Food system inventory needs to cater for a multitude of complex factors, whilst being accurate and offering full traceability.
Qnetex Data Integrator – Phoenix Healthcare Distribution
The Brief: With a shift in emphasis by customers from placing orders via telesales to placing them via the Web, Phoenix Healthcare Distribution needed to be able to improve the throughput and volume handling of their web services to meet increasing customer demand. There are three distinct functional areas to Phoenix electronic ordering:
- XML Orders for hospitals and independents
- Partner Web for manufacturers to query stock levels of their products
- B2B site providing a range of services including web ordering to an interactive web site.
Qnetex Supply Chain – Booths Supermarkets
The Brief: To replace the system we installed 15 years ago that caters for the core of Booths’ supply chain process, with a state of the art alternative. In particular Booths was looking to drive efficiency within their business and allow the development of their warehouse management software in line with changes to their business needs. There was to be no interruption to the company’s distribution of product and minimal risk to day to day operations.
Qnetex Nomad – Ministry of Defence Reverse Logistics
The Brief: The MoD was required to undertake the biggest reverse logistics operation since the Second World War in order to return equipment from Afghanistan back to the UK. The key challenge was to quickly find a way of identifying the contents of 7,000 TEUs (20 foot long intermodal container) being packed up ‘in the field’ so that they could be easily unpacked and moved on to designated warehouse destinations for reuse or refurbishment in the UK.