Because it's there. Cornerstone Solutions, a company that provides supply chain services and information security products and services, has completed an operational warehouse improvement and reorganization project at Petzl America, a distributor of climbing, mountaineering and safety equipment. The project included a WMS implementation, followed by several operational improvements and the development of a new pick module.
Absolutely, positively the latest. The Neiman Marcus Group Inc., an upscale retailer, has selected three FedEx operating companies as exclusive providers of shipping services for all Neiman Marcus divisions. The three-year agreement will be multi-modal, relying on services provided by FedEx Express for domestic and international express deliveries and by FedEx Ground. Neiman Marcus will also use FedEx Freight for other freight services.
More is better. Brown Printing, a leading printer of business and trade publications, has expanded its use of Irista's logistics applications. Its recent implementation of the iristaTransport transportation management system builds upon the company's use of iristaWarehouse, Irista's warehouse management system. The new shipping system provides an infrastructure necessary to make cost-effective shipping decisions while improving upon customer service levels and providing valuable information for inventory management decisions.
Made in Manhattan. FFE Transportation Services Inc. has chosen Manhattan Associates' Transportation Management Systems (TMS) suite to increase collaboration between its subsidiary carriers and streamline its transportation operations. FFE, one of the largest trucking companies in North America, will use Manhattan Associates' TMS suite to increase workflow efficiency among three transportation fleets: its dry freight truckload division, American Eagle Lines; its separate, affiliated carrier, Lisa Motor Lines; and FFE. Combined, these three business units operate approximately 2,300 trucks.
Selling up. Genesys Systems, a division of SJF Material Handling Inc. of Winsted, Minn., has announced an agreement with Intelligrated & Versa Conveyor Corp. to re-sell both companies' product lines. Genesys designs and implements material handling systems, using elements from a variety of manufacturers. The alliance with Intelligrated & Versa gives Genesys Systems access to a broad range of products.