Woodridge, IL (PRWEB) March 31, 2010
Softeon (http://www.softeon.com) and the Numina Group (http://www.numinagroup.com) have announced a partnership to jointly supply complete turnkey solutions for warehouse control and automation, supply chain labor, and warehouse information management requirements. The partnership is focused towards delivering to clients the technology to improve order picking and inventory management, while reducing labor through automated pick, pack, and ship technologies. The joint technology is ideally suited to distribution applications that involve order processes such as each picking and mixed SKU item/case/pallet picking and shipping applications.
Softeon has developed a universal interface module to connect to Numina Group’s Warehouse Control System. The interface will support their full family of application control modules including the X-Press PAL™ Pack-Ship module with automated print and apply labeling products. By offering pre-developed warehouse control and automation interfaces to Softeon’s Warehouse Management System (WMS), clients’ get proven solutions with superior data integration that lower the time, risk, and costs of implementing advanced warehouse management and supply chain systems.
Softeon will deploy an instance of their award winning WMS at Numina Group’s “state of the art” technology center located at their Woodridge, IL headquarters. The Numina Group’s technology center provides clients the means to get hands on experience with the latest supply chain automation technology including conveyor, sorting, voice and pick to light picking, in-line pack, seal, weigh, dimensioning, vision based order validation, and print and apply labeling.
Several fortune 500 companies rely on Softeon’s web based, modular supply chain execution software suite to manage individual facilities or their entire supply chain operation. Some of these firms include; Sears, Sony, Anheuser-Busch InBev Distributors, Ceva Logistics and The Internal Revenue Service. “Now these and other clients can turn to Softeon for an integrated automated distribution process that seamlessly interfaces with our WMS or entire supply chain execution solution” stated Steve Gant, Softeon’s VP of Supply Chain Solutions.
Gana Govid, President of Softeon said, "Softeon has a proven approach and the technology platform to reduce the time and cost of warehouse management implementation. We thoroughly evaluated Numina’s software and automation team and are confident their products and services enhance our WMS offering and meet the needs of Softeon's clients. By installing a full featured Softeon WMS at Numina Group’s technology center we can rigorously test the integrated WMS-WCS and demonstrate order, data flow, and automated distribution processes between our companies. Our upfront investment will provide clients substantial savings by lowering the services required to implement automated processes with our warehouse management systems.”
“The partnership is highly complementary to both firms,” stated Dan Hanrahan, president of the Numina Group. “We’re excited about the opportunity to provide a Tier One WMS-WCS bundled offering to our clients at an entry level cost compared to other WMS suppliers. The Softeon-Numina partnership allows us to offer a wider scope of software and technical services; providing more value to the customer,” added Dan Hanrahan.
Softeon provides the industry’s most functionally rich suite of WMS and supply chain execution solutions. Built on an advanced, fully web-native technical architecture, Softeon’s SCFlex series offers a comprehensive, yet modular, solution for warehouse and distribution management, order management, labor and resource management, work order processing, and transportation management. Companies consistently find SCFlex solutions offer the most deep and comprehensive set of capabilities in the supply chain execution industry, based on an advanced and flexible technical architecture, satisfying both operations and IT requirements.
About The Numina Group
Warehouse and distribution automation requirements such as picking, order auditing, print and apply labeling, conveyors, sorting and manifesting require application know-how, proven real-time software, and high quality equipment - and that’s exactly what the Numina Group delivers! Since 1986, they have supplied Warehouse Control for Pick, Pack, and Ship Automation proven to improve order fulfillment processes. The systems and products they supply combine high performance software and application expertise to eliminate “bottlenecks”, reduce labor and increase revenues to allow clients to gain a competitive advantage in the markets they serve.