IS.Retail developed a partnership with the Group Jerónimo Martins, as its warehouse management systems supplier for all group companies.
The project consisted in replacing the warehouse management system that supported the logistic operation at the time, distributed between Azambuja and Guardeiras (Maia).
At present, the WPMS is installed in 14 logistic platforms in the Continent that amount the JMR (former Gestiretalho) logistic structure which provides daily the chain stores Pingo Doce and Feira Nova.
The solution implemented uses PDTs in all warehouse operations, covering 100% regarding the time tracking per task executed by each operator.
It is an installation of great dimensions, with more than 700 users in the system.
The products range is very diversified and includes fruits, vegetables, delicatessen, dairies, groceries, beverages, detergents, cosmetics, meat, appliances and fresh fish, representing a challenge and a test to the WPMS capacity of adaptation to the different methodologies and special needs.
From the regular accompanying that we perform along with our customers resulted the fact that this project lead to a continuous and sustained improvement of the main logistic performance indicators, from which we point out: increase of the global productivity (34%), reduction of staff needs (12%) and reduction of about 10% in the inventory breaks.