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Business Goal

  • After Distribution WMS implementations were successfully completed, customer wanted to achieve additional supply chain cost savings by moving to a single TMS provider for all North America distribution facilities.
  • Customer wanted to rollout the single TMS solution to the European distribution centers.
  • Single point of information for Customer Service.

Katalyst’s Solution

  • System landscape includes:
    • Manhattan WMi
    • EDI, EAI
    • 3rd Party VAN integration
  • Integration to TMC
  • Assessed existing systems and processes
  • Provided functional and technical designs working with all stakeholders
  • Developed the WMS side of the new interfaces
  • Performed integration and regression testing of full solution

Business Challenge

Reduce the overall number of transactions.

Design and implement new transactions to consolidate and take the place of eliminated transactions.

Regression test the entire process to ensure no gaps exist.

Successful Deliverables

Within the 6-week timeline, Katalyst successfully helped our client overcome the challenges of integrating a new, single TMS provider with the following results:

  • Reduction in the number of system UI’s required to track orders.
  • Reduction in the number of application interfaces required to operate the network.
  • Provided a single point of information required for customer service.