Improve Supply Chain Efficiency Through Updated Solution

July 31, 2008
RedPrairie's enhanced solution integrates asset management capabilities into warehouse management system

Tracking the condition and status of a company's assets just got easier with the new upgrade from RedPrairie Corp., an optimization company. The E2e Supply Chain Execution suite is now integrated with asset management capabilities of the company's standalone Mobile Resource Management solutuion.

"Integrated visibility and control over the movement of inventory and assets across todays complex global supply networks can be slow, costly, and very challenging. In the past, inventory and the assets used to ship them were tracked in two separate systems, which made closed-loop tracking of assets very difficult. With the new release, customers can manage this combined movement through a single process, driving greater efficiency, improved visibility and stronger control over supply chain operations," said Tom Kozenski, vice president product strategy

The system supports the use of RFID, 2-D barcodes and other AIDC technologies to track inventory and assets within the distribution center, as well as outside of it, such as in trailer yards, in-transit, at customer sites, or even within a retailers store network. Both serialized and non-serialized assets can be tracked at each location.

The enhanced system also allows the ability to track asset movement to and from suppliers and repair depots.

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