Glacier Transit and Storage Selects Datex FootPrint® WMS 3PL Warehouse Management System for Cold Storage

Glacier Transit and Storage of Plymouth Wisconsin selected supply chain software Datex FootPrint WMS for their warehouse management solution.

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Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) May 03, 2013

With 11 warehouse facilities in Wisconsin increasing to 12 by the end of June, Glacier Transit and Storage (GTS) needed a warehouse management system that provided detailed reporting by customer and product. The robust reporting capabilities of the Datex warehouse management system were an ideal fit.

As part of a focus on efficiency, GTS also identified a need to reduce processing time of paperwork related to shipping. To resolve this, they plan to implement a signature capture device in order to have digital approval of documents for their records before printing a single copy for the driver. Glacier Transit and Storage also noted that the ability to perform both simple and advanced owner transfers, outbound weight parsing and recording of pallet transactions will be advantageous for their operations.

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. 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 other features essential for cold storage warehouse operations.

“We look forward to a long relationship with Glacier Transit and Storage” said Michael Armanious, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Datex. “Our companies both have a long history of excellence and a great synergy. We understand their needs and respect their constant focus on innovation. We also continue to improve our solutions and services based on the latest technology.”

About Glacier Transit and Storage
A family owned operation since 1955, Glacier Transit and Storage takes great pride in providing cold storage services and innovative means of transporting goods efficiently, especially using more sustainable means. Glacier Transit and Storage provides cross docking, transload, customized pick and pack, and inventory financing in addition to a wide array of other service options to meet client business and inventory needs. With a continual focus on Lean processes and efficiency, our team works hard to ensure our clients’ satisfaction every day. For more information, please visit our website.

About Datex
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. For more information, please visit the Datex website.

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.


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