Wittusen & Jensen, who operates with a 10.000 square meters large warehouse in Oslo, needed flexibility in its WMS-solution in order to deliver accordingly with the competitive demands and the quality that it endeavors.
Lack of flexibility
Complex systems and increasing demands do not work together
”We had another WMS-solution before Apport, however, it was to complex and it did not have the flexibility that we needed”
Before the implementation of Apport WMS, Wittusen & Jensen had a demand for simple and effective processes. Supply Chain Manager Camilla Haltbakk explains:” We had another WMS-solution before Apport, however, it was to complex and it did not have the flexibility that we needed”.
It is not hard to imagine how time-consuming it is to have control over a large and busy warehouse. Therefore, it is no use to have complex systems. Camilla Haltbakk explains: “to meet the market, you have to be flexible as a logistics supplier”.
Therefore, the hunt for a new WMS-solution began so it could become possible for Wittusen & Jensen to exploit its resources rightly with the desired focus on its customers. After a good impression and visits to multiple warehouses that had implemented Apport WMS, the choice was clear. Wittusen & Jensen wanted Apport WMS.
Before Apport WMS, Wittusen & Jensen experienced:
"Apport has everything that our previous WMS-solution did not"
Optimized workflows in the warehouse
After the implementation of Apport WMS, the processes at Wittusen & Jensens’ warehouse in Oslo has become simpler and that makes the everyday much easier. “Apport has everything that our previous WMS-solution did not,” Camilla Haltbakk emphasizes.
“Earlier, we used a lot of time on training new employees in the warehouse. Now we can train employees from day to day.”
With Apport WMS, it became possible to have a standard solution that is easy to build further upon. This has optimized all the warehouse processes at Wittusen & Jensen. Now, there is control of inventory, fewer picking errors and it is possible to do far more order lines.
In addition, the intuitive system benefits new employees in the warehouse as well as routinized employees: “Earlier, we used a lot of time on training new employees in the warehouse. Now we can train employees from day to day.” Camilla Haltbakk explains.
”Apport has created new opportunities for us and our development,” Supply Chain Manager Camilla Haltbakk says.
A flexible system that creates high customer satisfaction
“With Apport we have received a WMS-supplier that meets us where we are and covers our needs while they are a good partner to consult with.” Supply Chain Manager at Wittusen & Jensen, Camilla Haltbakk.
It has created great results for Wittusen & Jensen who are now able to live up to customers’ demands and secure a more manageable everyday worklife for employees.
"We are completely reliant on a good system to deliver quality"
At Wittusen & Jensen, it is most important that they can deliver high quality for the customers: ”We are completely reliant on a good system to deliver quality,” Supply Chain Manager Camilla Haltbakk explains.
With the flexible warehouse management system from Apport, Wittusen & Jensen experiences high customer satisfaction – and ”customer satisfaction means everything,” Camilla Haltbakk adds.
Apport WMS is developed as a scalable warehouse management system that makes it easy to fulfill every business’ needs. The business’ needs and people are exactly the most important factor when implementing and using automatized IT-systems. We, at Apport, believe in people over systems – and that creates results.
”Apport has created new opportunities for us and our development,” Supply Chain Manager Camilla Haltbakk says. That is why Apport has a great role in Wittusen & Jensens’ future regarding the company’s development and strategic goals.
"To be able to meet the continuous changes in the market, we are reliant on a partnership that meets us with good solutions"
Future goals with customers in focus
Norwegian Wittusen & Jensen has clear goals for the future: ”We wish to increase our market share and be best in logistics – and for that, it is important to have a WMS-supplier that meets those demands,” Camilla Haltbakk says. This means that the Norwegian company really needs to stay competitive and luckily Wittusen & Jensen has a competitive advantage as it operates with a WMS.
”Our goal is to develop alongside wishes and demands from our customers – and this is possible with help from Apport,” Supply Chain Manager Camilla Haltbakk emphasizes.
With a mindset of always considering customers first, Wittusen & Jensen has a wish to develop with point of departure in the customers’ wishes and demands. ”I am completely sure that Apport continues to meet us and our needs with the experience they already have. Together we will find great solutions for the future,” Camilla Haltbakk adds.