Technology Showcase

Automated Warehouse Control System

June 25, 2013

FORTE, Mason, Ohio, released what is said to be the next generation of warehouse control system (WCS) software, the Smart Warehouse Suite. Forte Smart Warehouse software

This WCS 2.0 solution maximizes automation functionality while delivering real-time operational intelligence. Designed for the complex requirements of today’s highly automated, multi-channel fulfillment operations, the Smart Warehouse Suite provides supply chain managers with performance metrics and analytics delivered in an easy-to-use graphical user interface with remote monitoring capabilities.

The Smart Warehouse Suite’s comprehensive warehouse execution capabilities include the following modules:

Automation Director. Manages the high demands of any distribution center's fulfillment requirements, from the basic automation of manual processes through advanced automated material handling systems.

Warehouse Director. Provides warehouse management functionality to augment or extend standard WMS capabilities configured to meet specific requirements.

Operations Director. Provides event monitoring, incident management and visibility to the effectiveness of the delivery systems with detection and correction of system inefficiencies.

Intelligence Director. Provides performance metrics and predictive analytics for comprehensive operational intelligence. Validates current operational effectiveness while providing guidance for future operational improvements.

Integration Director. This single point of integration across all islands of automation eliminates the need to develop multiple complex integrations within the WMS as new islands of automation are introduced. Enhancements to this module include real-time information sharing and dissemination between each WCS component.

Forte
800-796-5566
www.forte-industries.com

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Refrigerated & Frozen Foods magazine.

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

OSI, 2014 Refrigerated Foods Processor of the Year

Find out how this global food provider secured a new supply chain global trading platform, opened a new culinary innovation center and continues to keep food safety top of mind.

Read cover story here.
Read plant story here.

WHEN MOTHER NATURE STRIKES...

What are some challenges your facilities face when it comes to snow, flooding, tornadoes, high winds, fluctuating temperatures and more?
View Results Poll Archive

THE MAGAZINE

Refrigerated and Frozen Foods Magazine

CoverImage

2014 March

Refrigerated & Frozen Foods' March 2014 issue features the 17th annual Top 150 Frozen Foods Processors report.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

The Refrigerated and Frozen Food Store

July 2013 Cold Packaging Materials Guide
Cold Packaging Materials Guide

A guide to cold packaging containers and materials.

More Products

Refrigerated & Frozen Foods Delivers

RFF Infographic 133x133Click here to see a snapshot of the many different ways Refrigerated & Frozen Foods delivers business and technology solutions to cold chain professionals.

Buyer's Guide

Visit our Buyer's Guide!

Refrigerated & Frozen Foods offers a Cold Packaging Materials Guide, as well as a Cold Storage Warehouse Guide, the most comprehensive listing of cold storage warehouses.

Visit the Buyer's Guide page today!

STAY CONNECTED

facebook_2014 twitter_40px youtube_40pxlinkedin_40px