Tracking 400 Million Pounds of Mandarins with Oracle WMS2017-05-04T15:22:49+00:00

Project Description

large distribution center

From Farm to Store: Tracking 400 Million Pounds of Mandarins with Oracle WMS

Customer Profile:

The largest integrated grower, shipper and packer of fresh citrus in the United States

Largest fruit packing plant of its kind, shipping over 150 full trucks a day with very high transaction volumes

Needs:

Traceability of food product from creation to consumption

FIFO processing for perishables

Processing & Shipping efficiencies – right fruit & dry goods in the right place at the right time

Shipping efficiencies for speedy truck loading

Facilitate OPM Book Keeping

Accurate Inventory

Solution:

Significant integration with automated equipment

Oracle extensions leveraged for high through-put receiving & batch returns.

Impact:

Ability to track product from farm to store through use of Lot Numbers & License Plate Numbers.

Use of License Plate Numbers from Raw Fruit Bins, to Lot numbers on individual retail packs.

Directed Put-Away, Directed Picking.

Picking rules to meet customer specific requirements.