Post Fulfilment Online Maximizes 3PL Warehouse Efficiencies

ATLANTA -- MARC Global, the leading provider of adaptable supply chain execution (SCE) solutions, announced the successful implementation of MARC WMS at Post Fulfilment Online, a subsidiary of Australia Post.

Post Fulfilment Online manages Coles Myer's Internet home shopping business for Coles Online, Shopfast.com.au, Vintage Cellars, LiquorLAND Direct and Coles Online Bulk businesses. Post, using RF technology, picks, packs and distributes dry groceries, chilled groceries, frozen food, meat, cheeses, deli, fresh produce, beer, wine and spirits, and then ships direct to consumers.

"Proper planning and testing was worth its weight in gold, ensuring a seamless implementation that was within budget and precisely focused on our business objectives," said Gerry Anneveldt, National Manager for Post Fulfilment Online. "We are convinced that increases in our inventory management capabilities and optimization of order fulfillment, will yield a significant and measurable return on investment as well as an immediate increase in customer satisfaction."

Post implemented the MARC WMS in their Sydney facility to improve their warehouse efficiencies and the ability of their facility to fulfil the rapidly increasing volume of consumer orders. The objectives of the implementation were to increase order throughput, as well as inventory and order accuracy, while reducing labor costs.

"The MARC Suite(tm) has shown again that it meets the challenges of many different warehousing environments, including the diverse needs of third-party logistics (3PL) providers," said Mark Skipper, Managing Director of MARC Global Asia Pacific. "It adapts to changing business needs, handles multi-channel variations, and supports time critical delivery environments that minimize risk."

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