Thursday 27th Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager

WiFi system for Primeur

Primeur, the manufacturer, importer and distributor of soft furnishings has implemented a high-tech wireless, paperless data collection and communication system designed, supplied and installed by
The company supplies companies such as Argos, B&Q and Wilkinson with cushions, rugs and floor mats. The Primeur site – across the three warehouses – is equipped with 20 Proxim WiFi access points, comprising an appropriate mix of AP700 and AP500 devices. These enable real-time data collection and communication using handheld computers equipped with barcode scanners.
The devices run terminal emulation and talk directly to the ERP system. This enables operators to place the correct item in the correct stock bin. Then by also using the portable terminals to assist with picking, accuracy is maintained with items matching the pick lists displayed on the handheld devices.