Tuesday 25th Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager

IT Update

The fifth version of G-Log’s Global Command and Control CenterT (GC3T) adds 60-plus new or enhanced features to the GC3 system. Whilst the GC3 platform supports a global logistics network, intelligently monitoring, analysing and optimising a broad range of supply chain factors, GC3 5.0 further refines the rich monitoring, process automation, exception management and visibility functionality available in previous product releases. In addition, new areas of functionality are included such as procurement, advanced analytics, warehouse flow management, and international trade logistics. It intelligently evaluates inventory, transport and logistics trade offs, resulting in reduced freight and inventory costs, improved productivity, and greater shareholder value.

Geac has concluded six more sales of its Performance Analyser, an integration of the company’s Performance Management software into its System21 enterprise resource planning (ERP) suite. The Performance Analyser provides end users with easy access to standard and easily customised reports in order to analyse operational data related to a company’s sales, distribution and manufacturing activities. The six companies include Animal, the action sports lifestyle brand; Isotron, which provides contract sterilisation services; Facom, the hand tools manufacturer; and Lees of Scotland, which makes biscuits, confectionery, meringues, ice cream cones and wafers.

Spar UK has radically improved the efficiency of processing EFT card payment transactions across its estate of convenience stores by implementing the AIMS-EFT service from supply chain solutions specialist BCP. Towards the end of 2003, with a major project underway to implement Chip & PIN compliancy across its estate for the January 2005 deadline, SPAR embarked upon a parallel project to review and improve the efficiency of processing debit and credit card payments. BCP’s AIMS Internet Messaging Service emerged as the most effective method