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AEIOU spells WMS benefits!

Basic alphabetic awareness aside, AEIOU is a convenient and useful mnemonic for remembering the chief benefits gained from implementing a good WMS system. Starting with A for Accuracy and E for Efficiency we have I for Improved productivity (slight cheat), O for Operational discipline and finally U for Utilisation. Let’s look at each in turn.

Accuracy, […]

May 21st, 2012|Comments Off on AEIOU spells WMS benefits!

DFDS Logistics Gets Empirica

A high volume transhipment facility operated by DFDS Logistics at their Larkhall facility near Glasgow has begun implementation of the Empirica WMS from Chess Logistics Technology.  The site, along with satellite operations in Aberdeen and Boulogne, specialises in handling chilled fish and seafood products locally farmed in Scotland.  Produce is brought from the farms by […]

December 14th, 2011|Comments Off on DFDS Logistics Gets Empirica

Chess exhibiting at Logistics Link North

Chess Logistics Technology will be attending Logistics Link North on September 27th and 28th at Doncaster V3, come and see us on stand 73.  Click the logo for more information.

December 14th, 2011|Comments Off on Chess exhibiting at Logistics Link North

FWCL Gets Empirica

The Felixstowe Warehousing Company (FWCL), part of the John Good Shipping group of companies is implementing the Empirica Warehouse management system at its 200,000 square feet facility situated adjacent to Felixstowe’s Container Terminal.

FWCL specialises in providing sustainable, international freight handling solutions, and offers a range of services which include container loading and unloading, BRC approved […]

December 14th, 2011|Comments Off on FWCL Gets Empirica

Do you know … about barcodes?

The humble barcode has come a long way since the Wrigley Co. first put a ‘Universal Product Code’ on a packet of chewing gum in the mid 70’s. Now prolific in the retail environment the barcode hasn’t only changed the way we purchase goods. It has formed direct links between the products we buy and […]

September 27th, 2011|Comments Off on Do you know … about barcodes?

Dynamic picking solution for ERIKS

A unique combination of vertical picking towers, sortation conveyors, RF barcode scanners and warehouse management system has provided industrial products supplier ERIKS UK with a highly productive, adaptable and efficient order fulfilment solution at its seals warehouse in Dudley.

Chess Logistics Technology integrated the solution around its Empirica application to manage all warehouse, stock and picking […]

September 27th, 2011|Comments Off on Dynamic picking solution for ERIKS

September Newsletter

A unique combination of vertical picking towers,sortation conveyors, RFbarcode scanners and warehouse management system has provided industrial products supplier ERIKS UK with a highly productive, adaptable and efficient order fulfilment solution at its seals warehouse in Dudley.

Chess Logistics Technology integrated the solution around its Empirica application to manage all warehouse, stock and picking operations dynamically […]

September 8th, 2011|Comments Off on September Newsletter

Barnack storage bolster new site operation with Empirica WMS

Barnack Storage & Logistics based in Peterborough have completed a move to a new 100,000 sq ft warehouse operation at Orton Southgate.  To coincide with this their Empirica WMS has been upgraded to incorporate handheld equipment from mobile computing specialists Belgravium.  The Atlanta terminals will be used to help deliver increased performance across all warehouse […]

July 27th, 2011|Comments Off on Barnack storage bolster new site operation with Empirica WMS

Bathrooms.com Starts Clean with Empirica

Bathrooms .com is an expanding online retailer of stylish and contemporary bathrooms at affordable prices. They have recently implemented the Empirica warehouse management system to coincide with a move to new DC premises in Skelmersdale. Chess worked with mobile computing specialists Belgravium to deliver the full real time solution which gives Bathrooms.com a solid operational […]

July 27th, 2011|Comments Off on Bathrooms.com Starts Clean with Empirica

Warehouse Technology Group Live

The link is promoting a two day ‘open house’ event organised by the Warehouse Technology Group, of which we are a member.

The event takes place on the 18th /19th of May and is being held at the LRIC centre, in the premises of Mantra Learning, Middleton, Manchester.

You will see from the flyer that there are […]

May 6th, 2011|Comments Off on Warehouse Technology Group Live

Empirica underpins new Highways Agency stock systems

Highways Agency Introduces New Stock Management Systems

The Highways Agency uses integrated traffic technology as part of the Managed Motorway Programme to control traffic and support initiatives such as hard shoulder running. Traffic technology allows the Highways Agency to address the continued growth of traffic volume by better utilising the existing network.

To ensure cost effective deployment […]

September 10th, 2010|Comments Off on Empirica underpins new Highways Agency stock systems

New Dashboard Display Module for Empirica

The new gadget-based Empirica Dashboard module adds a new level of reporting capability to Chess Logistics Technology’s Empirica WMS, and provides users with a highly configurable way to view a wide range of real-time performance indicators and metrics in a single screen on any web browser.

The Dashboard reporting module is designed to be used by […]

March 24th, 2010|Comments Off on New Dashboard Display Module for Empirica

Empirica WMS supports best practice for Harro Foods

Specialist Japanese food wholesaler Harro Foods has improved stock management and traceability following the introduction of the Empirica warehouse management system from Chess Logistics Technology.  Read full article click here

February 8th, 2010|Comments Off on Empirica WMS supports best practice for Harro Foods

Over 99% Stock Accuracy for Welspun with Empirica WMS

Home textile supplier Welspun has improved stock control and order picking performance at its distribution centre in Manchester following the introduction of Chess Logistics Technology’s advanced Empirica warehouse management application with RF-based barcode scanning. Stock accuracy has been increased to over 99 per cent and managers have real-time visibility and control over task scheduling to […]

January 8th, 2010|Comments Off on Over 99% Stock Accuracy for Welspun with Empirica WMS

Interfaces to SAP Help Rhys Davies Freight Logistics Deliver Superb Service

Total integration of in-house supply chain applications with the SAP system of a major customer has enabled Rhys Davies Freight Logistics (www.rhysdavies.co.uk) to improve its overall service, save costs and deliver greater visibility of management and performance information. The new application incorporates 10 interfaces with the customer’s system with integration and project management provided by […]

January 8th, 2010|Comments Off on Interfaces to SAP Help Rhys Davies Freight Logistics Deliver Superb Service