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Australia’s ALSPEC implements Manhattan SCALE

Anuradha Shukla | Feb. 27, 2013
Product suite enhances supply chain performance for the aluminium systems innovator.

ALSPEC, the Australian company specialising in the design and distribution of innovative aluminium systems, has implemented the Manhattan SCALE product suite.

This implementation has delivered several operational benefits to ALSPEC that is using the solution throughout its eight distribution centres (DCs) across Australia including Sydney, Newcastle and Brisbane.

The solution from global supply chain optimisation provider Manhattan Associates has also improved inventory management and increased stock visibility for ALSPEC.

The Australian company searched for a worldclass highly optimised supply chain infrastructure in place and wanted to ensure that they can meet the sophisticated requirements of its customers.

Moreover, ALSPEC wanted access to critical information in real time at each of its distribution centres. The Manhattan SCALE product suite was able to address all of these requirements.

Proven supply chain solution

The Manhattan SCALE solution is a proven supply chain solution that can support ALSPEC's business for the long term.

This flexible and robust solution can effectively address the challenges it faced when it was using a manual based system.

Implementation of the Manhattan SCALE solution has accelerated goods flow, enhanced inventory management and control and delivered more efficient and flexible picking and packing methodologies.

Other benefits include improved licence plate tracking for cross-dock orders, more efficient labour management, and enhanced stock visibility as well as accuracy.

"Manhattan SCALE works seamlessly with both our new and old ERP systems, which truly demonstrates the flexible nature of the solution," said Wayne Larsen, national operations manager at ALSPEC. "Most importantly, Manhattan SCALE has the scalability to support our ongoing growth and enables us to deliver superior service to our customers at all times."


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