White Arrow – Case Study

White Arrow Logistics provide logistics services to a wide range of companies in the UK. Their key business is warehouse solutions.

The Challenge

A solution was required to manage supplier goods within a consolidation centre for one of the UK’s leading supermarket chains. Suppliers need the ability to book their own “goods in” and request “goods out” from the consolidation centre. The warehouse staff would require “goods out” orders to automatically locate the appropriate stock for picking, based on the item required and best before date. The overall aim was to provide one solution to serve multiple suppliers, across multiple consolidation centre’s and improve efficiency in the warehouses. In addition, the system must provide reports on stock holding for invoicing purposes.

The Solution

Amethyst Systems built upon the existing warehouse system knowledge to be able to provide a web application that fulfilled all the requirements, and allowed both efficient administration of the system and a simple portal for suppliers to submit their requests for goods. Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services were used to provide powerful reporting, through both the web application and automated email services.

Key Benefits

  • A bespoke, flexible system that can be built upon.
  • A robust system with definable security levels.
  • An easy-to-use interface that provides auditable records of PO history.
  • Easily accessible through a Web App.
  • Web and auto-emailed reports.
  • Multi-browser support.
  • Fully hosted.
  • A bespoke, flexible system that can be built upon.
  • A robust system with definable security levels.
  • An easy-to-use interface that provides auditable records of PO history.
  • Easily accessible through a Web App.
  • Web and auto-emailed reports.
  • Multi-browser support.
  • Fully hosted.

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White Arrow Logistics

"Amethyst Systems have fulfilled our IT requirements in an amazingly short time frame, the support we have had during the implementation of the system and on-going has been invaluable in helping us meet our customer commitments."

Stephen Creek
Operations Manager, White Arrow Logistics Ltd

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“The new survey application developed by Amethyst provides us with the ability to conduct multiple site surveys with ease. Our customers are very impressed with their ability to view survey results online through their own secure login.” Craig Bennett, Director – Sigma Group.

Ramsdens Solicitors

“Ramsdens solicitors had grown over the years and so did our deeds database! Unfortunately, we only had access to the database for a single user so we employed Amethyst to take it from a single user access solution to a user-friendly web interface to service 150 staff using Microsoft core web and database technologies. We are very pleased with the work and the new solution even had some bells and whistles that we hadn’t thought about.” – Jamie Watson, IT Manager, Ramsdens Solicitors.

Sigma

“Amethyst Systems have again quickly delivered a simple, responsive and effective application. Our new software greatly helps us to manage our many energy efficiency projects and provides clients with immediate access to their project(s) status. The reporting suite helps to effectively view project status (Gantt chart) and also shows ROI to clients.” – Patrick Haslam, Programme Manager, Sigma.

OfficeScape

“Amethyst Systems has exceeded our expectations and delivered a fantastic system, on time and over specification. This system is invaluable to us and will underpin the sales and marketing activity of over 30 sales people, 250,000 prospects and 15,000 customers. I can’t recommend Amethyst Systems attitude, approach and delivery highly enough.” Andy Greening, Managing Director – OfficeScape Ltd.

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