Independent Express Cargo offers very large storage capacity at very competitive prices. Our storage facility can handle up to 5,000 pallet spaces. In addition, we offer a full pick and pack service.
We provide a wide variety of order fulfilment services, re-labeling, quality control and re-packing.
We also provide “Hub Site Logistics” – storage where orders can be input into the network delivery system at short notice and with very low delivery costs because there is no “inward” transport involved. However, space is limited and this does carry a premium rate for storage but is excellent value for fast moving product.
Warehouse Management System
Independent Express Cargo implemented a bespoke Warehouse Management System in their main warehousing & distribution centre in Northwest Dublin in early 2010. This new warehousing system allows management of stock across multiple customer accounts at batched, serialised and product level. The system also includes a web-based portal for customers to remotely access their account and stock movement details. The system is based on bar code label tracking down to SKU level and all stock movements are scanned.
- Stock Intake: from production lines, inter-company transfers or third party locations
- Stock Palletising: pallet transfer, breakdown, rebuild, add, remove, look-up
- Stock Put-away: advisory put-away locations based on customer rules
- Order Picking: ERP links to sales orders, real-time validation, multiple operators per order
- Stock Reconciliation: by product, by geography, cycle counting
- Stock Reporting: static and drill down stock reports by multiple criteria
Benefits – High Level
- No more lost stock – dynamic stock control within each warehouse by product, age and location.
- Intake product from production lines, intercompany transfers or transfers from third party suppliers
- Pack / Box level traceability
- Direct download of sales orders into system ensuring the correct product is dispatched
- Real-time order picking validation for dispatch against sales orders
- Dispatch to customers with correct documentation
- Automatic transfer of dispatch data back to customers automates their invoicing procedure. Saves time, ensures accuracy of data and improves efficiency
Customers with storage facilities on our site can control their inventory levels and movements via the internet using our virtual warehouse system. This effectively enables customers manage their stock as if it was on their own premises.
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