Sun and Sand Sports Implements Warehouse Management Solution (WMS) from Exactus
Released on: May 5, 2008, 6:30 am
Press Release Author: Business Systems Group
Industry: Transportation & Logistics
Press Release Summary: Leading retailer and wholesaler of sporting goods & lifestyle brands in the Middle East invests in state of the art WMS system to achieve operational excellence.
Press Release Body: DUBAI - May 04, 2008 - Business Systems Group (BSG), the regional competency center for Exactus Inc., announced today that Gulf Marketing Group is currently implementing Aware, the leading supply chain solution from Exactus for one of its subsidiaries, Sun & Sand Sports (SSS), a leading retailer and wholesaler of sporting goods & lifestyle brands in the G.C.C.
BSG will implement Exactus Warehouse management and Performance Management solutions at SSS's newest distribution center in JAFZA to help streamline and optimize their distribution operations. These solutions will enable Sun & Sand Sports to fully automate its distribution process, facilitate cross-docking, maximize labor resources and provide a continuous analysis of the overall performance of the distribution center operation.
These solutions from Exactus are being implemented based on customer specific business needs to streamline the operations for each of its business unit growth, support the implementation of automation technologies, and accommodate overall system transformation and modernization.
Sun & Sand Sports chose Exactus primarily because it offered a number of powerful pre-integrated and flexible supply chain solution components. Furthermore, not only do Exactus' solutions capably and reliably handle the most complex of supply chains, but additionally, the company\'s consultants had an unparalleled level of experience and expertise in the supply chain industry including, specifically, the retail industry.
Mr. Kevin Bullock, the C.E.O of Gulf Marketing Group expressed his enthusiasm about implementing the Aware supply chain solution. "We looked at the Exactus application not only from an operations standpoint but also the value addition it will afford the company in helping carry out detailed analysis to control costs, track productivity levels and monitor business trends. In particular, the Aware Performance Management solution will allow Sun & Sand Sports to make informed decisions about our business to fine tune and optimize supply chain performance".
\"We are confident that we will continue to improve operational efficiencies and a rise in staff productivity. Exactus' Aware is a strategic fit for us, and their solutions have the inherent flexibility to support our business goals and expand our market share across the region\", said Mr. Shivam Goyal, G.M of Sun & Sand Sports. The same opinion was echoed by the Project Manager Mr. Devraj Balakrishna who heads the supply chain automation project in their Distribution Centre at Jafza.
\"Sun & Sand's decision adds to a growing trend we are seeing where companies are recognizing the greater overall value that can be unlocked from a supply chain when integrated, best-in-class, logistics solutions are combined with the complementary strengths of an ERP system, \" said Nasser Tufail, Managing Director of BSG.