Median Cold Storage Migrates to WMS Software Datex Footprint.
Strategically located in Sarasota near several major interstates in the largest bulk distribution warehouse in Florida, Meridian Cold Storage is a full service commercial freezer and transport company with more than 70,000 square feet of freezer and 10,000 square feet of cooler capacity. With customizable storage and shipping options, high tech refrigeration system and strategic alliance with Averitt Express to meet transportation needs, Meridian Cold Storage is poised for growth. The alliance with Alliance Express allows clients the benefit of having a single source provider for all transportation needs in North America, including LTL and TL refrigerated services. Meridian Cold Storage now pairs its state-of-the-art facility with leading edge WMS software solution, Datex FootPrint[R].
Working in concert with the International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses, (IARW), Datex developed a Microsoft .NET based state-of-the-art warehouse management system (wms) geared towards streamlining warehouse operations while enhancing the user experience. The system provides an ePortal developed utilizing Microsoft Silverlight, which provides an enriched user interface with the ability to view inventory and billing as well as to create custom reports that can be exported to any required format. In selecting its wms solution, Meridian wanted to simplify and automate its 3PL billing process. Datex FootPrint[R] provides the ability to capture billing events and automatically create the invoices on a set schedule.
"Datex Footprint[R] enables us to offer clients innovative technology to manage their inventory in real time. This is essential in today's market where product integrity and reliability are keys to a successful operation. This new warehouse management system, combined with a state of the art facility and strategic logistics, enable Meridian Cold Storage to offer unparalleled services to the food related industries," said Steven Kossoff, owner of Meridian Cold Storage.
The Datex FootPrint[R] Warehouse Management System is also equipped with advanced features developed specifically for refrigerated warehouses that can track lot and date codes, blast freezing fees, capture temperatures, automate accessorial charges and serial numbers. The system records transaction activity specific to each combination of client, project and product and automatically calculates billing charges for inbound handling, storage and renewal storage. By using the 3PL billing module in FootPrint[R], Meridian Cold Storage offers accurate billing, reduce administration time and the flexibility to meet changing customer needs.
For more information about Meridian Cold Storage visit http://www.meridianfreezer.com
About Meridian Cold Storage
Using a sophisticated inventory management system and a state-of-the-art newly renovated facility, Meridian Cold Storage focuses on product integrity to maintain the highest level of customer satisfaction. The alliance of Meridian Cold Storage with Alliance Express creates seamless coverage through over 200 service centers across North America, paired with real-time shipment visibility from origin to final destination. Situated within 87% of the Florida population (MSA) within one day, Meridian Cold Storage is within reach of major ports and interstates, enabling quick, reliable transportation of inventory to the desired destination.
Consistently recognized for excellence in software solutions for the supply chain industry including the Inbound Logistics Top 100 IT Providers and Food Logistics FL100 , Datex utilizes the highly flexible Microsoft .NET platform to create a variety of supply chain software solutions to meet the changing needs of warehousing and logistics operations. With successful experience in third party logistics, cold storage, pharmaceutical, perishables and the courier industry, Datex brings the value of state-of-the-art technology and real world industry knowledge to help maximize business efficiency and increase potential revenue. In addition to its core business, Datex offers business process analysis as well as an extensive array of hardware solutions for the supply chain and logistics industry.
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|Date:||Oct 16, 2010|
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