PALMS™ Warehouse Management System
PALMS™ Warehouse Management System provides configurable Supply Chain processes required by companies to provide better customer service and control operational costs.
Highly advanced logic based stock put away, collection and intelligent direct stock movement features in PALMS™ helps dramatically control labor costs and space utilization. The solution based on its Service Oriented Architecture offers full integration to sales, purchasing, logistics and other 3rd party systems. This helps companies meet customer expectations on how they want their orders sourced, packaged and shipped. Such features make PALMS™ the preferred solution for warehouse automation and achieve faster ROI.
At the highest levels, improvement areas where eTechnoforte's PALMS™ Warehouse Management Application shows fast ROI can be summarized as follows:
- Efficient Forecasting Algorithms ensure Optimal Inventory Positions resulting in Direct Cost Savings
- Barcode, RFID and Voice Picking enabled processes for efficient & accurate material movement.
- Improved Utilization & Tracking of Man Hours through live monitoring dashboards.
- Faster decisions improving the ROI of overall SCM Operations. Empower the business through increased access to holistic, consistent enterprise information
- Improved business performance, increased profitability, streamlined operational efficiency and proactive management of regulatory compliance
Key Features of PALMS™ WMS:
Flavors of PALMS™
PALMS™ 3PL comes in two flavors, namely – PALMS™ 3PL Standard - for regular 3PL operations and PALMS™ 3PL Enterprise - for large and complex 3PL operations.
PALMS™ for company owned warehousing activity comes in two flavors, namely – PALMS™ Standard - for regular warehousing operations and PALMS™ Enterprise - for large and complex warehousing operations.
PALMS™ Cross Dock
PALMS™ Cross Dock helps Auto OEM companies to meet their JIT Obligations. Auto OEMs maintains inventory at 3PL Warehouse Locations, which are close to the Car Manufacturing Plant. Per Unit Invoice from Plant is done, so that any combination of SKUs can be delivered from 3PL Warehouses.
PALMS™ Partner Portal
PALMS™ Partner Portal helps extend certain PALM™ WMS functionality to Customers and Suppliers. PALMS™ Partner Portal can also be integrated with Customer or Supplier ERP System or any 3rd Party application.
PALMS™ Warehouse Control System
PALMS™ integrates with ASRS PLCs through its independent PALMS™ WCS - Warehouse Control System. The PALMS™ WCS acts as an interfacing bridge between the XML based web services protocol on PALMS™ and the typical binary protocol at the PLC end. PALMS™ provides elaborate functionality including Location Management, Location Suggestion for incoming pallets over conveyors, enforcing FIFO / FEFO allocation rules, routing dispatches to correct truck bays etc.
PALMS™ Barcode System
PALMS™ Barcode System integrates with any ERP like JDE, SAP etc. PALMS™ Barcode can be also extended to Suppliers for Barcode readiness at source.
PALMS™ Analytics is powered by QlikView for warehouse location visualization and analytics. PALMSTM Analytics helps companies improve their bottom line by providing information Dashboards depicting their KPI and KPA. This gives both, the management and employees, reliable insights to be able to take fast data driven decisions.
PALMS™ Logistics Platform
PALMS™ Logistics Platform is a solid framework for Logistics solution development, extension and integration with other systems (ERP, AS/RS etc.)
PALMS™ Put to Light System
PALMS™ Put to Light System easily integrates with PALMS™ Warehouse Management System. The system can be used by courier, post and logistics companies for first or second level sorting and distribution of parcels,goods and inventory.
PALMS™ Pick to Light System
PALMS™ Pick to Light System easily integrates with PALMS™ Warehouse Management System. The system offers real time pick and put confirmations. The technology eliminates wrong picking and dispatches by up to 99.95%