Prior to implementing SnapFulfil, all of Vax's inventory control was carried out via their Microsoft ERP system using paper-based processes. Following a detailed assessment of the warehouse operation, Vax concluded that their systems and processes did not have the flexibility or capacity to meet increased demand for their growing number of product lines.
The company therefore embarked on a major project with the objective of improving its supply chain capabilities, reducing operational costs and increasing service levels, without requiring substantial capital investment or significantly impacting the day-to-day running of its busy warehouse operations.
To effectively manage the fulfillment of orders in multiple sales channels, along with its finished goods and spare parts inventories, Vax required a sophisticated warehouse management system with a proven track record. In line with its objectives, the company also needed a system which could be implemented efficiently without substantial IT resource requirements, had simple interfacing capabilities and which did not require a significant capital outlay.
Following a comprehensive review of the WMS market, Vax identified that the SnapFulfil Cloud WMS was the best solution to meet all of these requirements.
As a result of implementing SnapFulfil, Vax has realized wide-ranging improvements, including: