US Lighting Tech Selects Olive-3 Technologies to Implement Microsoft Dynamics AX

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Ranked as Inc. 500’s 6th fastest growing company in manufacturing industry, the lighting solutions provider aims to improve supply chain efficiency by leveraging the superior technology of Microsoft Dynamics AX and Olive-3’s deep domain expertise in high tech manufacturing operations management.

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Olive-3 delivered a great road-map to implement best-in-class technology and processes in multiple phases, so we transition into this new infrastructure without interrupting our current business.

US Lighting Tech (http://www.uslightingtech.com) has chosen Olive-3 Technologies to bring the power and efficiency of Microsoft Dynamics AX to its business and IT systems by taking advantage of Olive-3’s domain expertise in Hi-Tech manufacturing. The new technology and process infrastructure will handle key business processes, including procurement, customer relationship management, supply chain management, inventory management and order-to-cash cycle.

Based in Irvine, Calif., US Lighting Tech (USLT) provides a full line of induction lighting products to meet their customers’ needs in manufacturing, infrastructure, utilities, tunnels bridges, medical and military application areas. The complexity of the company’s supply chain – which includes engineering, sales and final assembly operations in the US, and a vast network of suppliers across the globe – requires standardized and tightly integrated sales, manufacturing and financial processes, and a flexible technology infrastructure. Additionally, USLT aims to improve the speed of transaction processing and respond quickly to new opportunities by integrating financial and planning processes on a daily basis.

“What we needed was more than just an accounting system and a software reseller,” said Won Yang, COO of US Lighting Tech. “We were looking for a partner that understands the manufacturing and supply chain challenges of our business and that can offer a solution to overcome these challenges without breaking the bank. Olive-3 delivered a great road-map to implement best-in-class technology and processes in multiple phases, so we transition into this new infrastructure without interrupting our current business. They have also demonstrated their deep domain expertise in manufacturing and the flexibility of Microsoft Dynamics AX during a pilot deployment phase. This gave us a lot of confidence to move forward with the road-map that will support our fast growth and future success.”

US Lighting Tech Selects Olive-3 Technologies to Manage Supply Chain

Phase-I of the project will replace QuickBooks accounting system and manual paperwork with electronic workflow driven processes that will streamline the flow of information and materials within US Lighting Tech’s supply chain. “We are at the final stages of training and testing of the first implementation phase. Soon after we will expand the footprint of the new solution with Olive-3’s proprietary Manufacturing Operations Management (webOps TOTAL™) add-on to further improve our assembly and quality management,” said Alex Ham, Vice President of US Lighting Tech. webOps TOTAL™ is a suite of comprehensive Supply Chain and Manufacturing Operations Management solutions that are build around Microsoft Dynamics AX. Designed for “usability,” “affordability” and “supportability,” webOps TOTAL™ Manufacturing Management editions deliver on the long-anticipated promise of bridging the gap between the enterprise and plant floor to help mid-size manufacturers to become world class organizations.

About US Lighting Tech
US Lighting Tech (USLT), headquartered in Irvine, Calif., is the leading manufacturer of induction lighting systems. The company manufactures its patented Jersey Cobra head systems in its 55,000 square foot facility in Irvine, Calif. With over 100,000 street lights installed, USLT is the market leader in induction street lighting. The company’s induction lights can save up to 60 percent in energy and 80 percent in maintenance costs compared to older technologies. With a rated life of 100,000 hours, USLT induction systems offer measurable maintenance savings and significantly reduce the amount of solid waste in our landfills. USLT backs its products with a limited 10 year or 50,000 hour warranty. For more information, please visit http://www.uslightingtech.com.

About Olive-3 Technologies
Olive 3 Technologies is the provider of the evolutionary webOps TOTAL™ Supply Chain and Manufacturing Operations Management solutions. Leveraging decades of supply chain and manufacturing solution implementation expertise, and proprietary advanced decision support technology, Olive-3 designed webOps TOTAL™ suite ground up based on the vision to deliver ‘usable’, ‘affordable’ and ‘supportable’ solutions to mid-market. The innovative architecture built around Microsoft Dynamics AX creates further economies of scale, and enables Olive-3 to offer webOps TOTAL™ solutions with a low total cost of ownership that generates fast ROI for its customers. Olive-3’s customers include Skyworks, Microsemi and Microchip.
For more information about webOps TOTAL™ and Olive-3 Technologies please call 888-723-3280,
or contact: info(at)olive-3(dot)com.

http://www.olive-3.com

Copyright© 2011, Olive-3 Technologies, LLC

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