Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) May 01, 2013
The annual event will draw over 700 of the world’s leading public refrigerated warehousing and logistics professionals for educational sessions, tradeshow exhibitions and networking events. The 122nd IARW-WFLO Convention & Expo will feature educational sessions on regulatory changes, scientific studies and updates, ways to improve energy efficiency, cost savings, and other topics of immediate interest to the association membership.
“We look forward to this event every year,” said Michael Armanious, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Datex. “As so many of our clients are cold storage operators, it is great to be able to share this experience and meet new friends each year while learning about the latest issues in the industry.”
Datex provides software and hardware solutions to warehousing, distribution, manufacturing and third party logistics (3PL) clients across North America, the Middle East and Latin America. Datex FootPrint WMS was developed with feedback from supply chain logistics professionals working in the refrigerated warehouse and cold storage industry including members of the International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses (IARW).
Datex FootPrint ® WMS includes special features and functionality for cold storage and third party logistics (3PL). The Datex warehouse management system was developed using state-of-the-art Microsoft technology and includes features developed specifically for cold storage warehouse operations. Datex FootPrint ® WMS includes temperature capture, the ability to restrict inventory to specific temperature zones; catch weight; track and trace inventory by Lot, vat code, SKU, UPC or ingredient; 3PL billing including the ability to charge accessorial fees from either a handheld or desktop computer and much more.
The Datex booth will be staffed by professionals with real world cold storage and refrigerated warehousing experience. Convention attendees will be able to discuss business challenges, learn more about the latest technological advances and see Datex software demonstrated in real time. Datex will also be hosting a private dinner event by special invitation only at area restaurant Sugar Reef Grill on May 7th.
In successful operation since 1978, Datex provides a range of supply chain technology solutions including software, hardware and managed services to industries such as warehousing and distribution, third party logistics (3PL), cold storage, pharmaceutical, food, apparel, healthcare, courier and more. Datex software was developed internally using Microsoft technology including the .NET platform, Microsoft Windows Workflow Foundation, Microsoft SQL Database and SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and includes business process workflows, customizable reporting, comprehensive traceability, auditing and inventory management functionality. Datex will be featured in booth number 402 at the 2013 IARW-WFLO Convention and Expo.
About Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA)
Comprised of its Core Partners, including the International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses (IARW), the World Food Logistics Organization (WFLO), the International Refrigerated Transportation Association (IRTA) , and the International Association for Cold Storage Construction (IACSC), the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) represents all major industries engaged in temperature-controlled logistics. GCCA is committed to forging a universally strong cold chain where every product retains quality and safety through each link by uniting partners through communication, networking and education, to be innovative leaders in the temperature-controlled products industry.
For more information, please contact Laura Olson, Director of Sales and Marketing at 727.400.3641 or via email at lolson(at)datexcorp(dot)com.