The 3PL industry is a dynamic environment with varying degrees of complexity as a consequence of inventory from multiple clients being received, stored and shipped from within the same facility. Midmarket and large enterprise 3PLs require a unified platform solution for configurable and automated management of warehouse, transportation and direct store delivery processes.
The essential requirements for sustainable, profitable and growth oriented 3PL operations include the following;
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Comments: Accellos is a very reliable and customisable product. We use Accellos with SAP Business One with a Orchestrated Beer integration.
We are a first distribution point and also a production facility dealing with 280+ Sales orders a week shipping 1400+ pallets with 9 external warehouses which we stock transfer between
Being able to deal with multiple product types which are batch tracked seamlessly is of great advantage to use.
We had a great implementation as we shipped first day and in full but some vital points were missed in implementation which then needed adressed afterwards.
Pros: Ease of use
Speed on telnet
Customer service from Highjump themselves
Support from Our Implementation Partner
Robust system with very few issues from a system performance perspective
Cons: FIFO issue after cycle counting if an item is counted in to a new bun isn't great. Most of our issues came from the implementation but we ironed them out using the experience in the logistics team.
No priority based task management
Cycle Count reports are poor needed customisation to produce fictional reporting
Recommendations to other buyers: Make sure your consulting partner understands your processes and fully test each fully.