W&H Systems, Inc. (Carlstadt, NJ), a full-service integrator of conveyors and material handling systems with a state of the art Warehouse Control System (WCS), that improve fulfillment operations and achieve maximum warehouse efficiency, announces its next generation warehouse control system. The new W&H Systems WCS, named Shiraz, offers improved flexibility, increased visibility and control of processes, and better coordination of equipment control for higher throughput.

W&H Systems Warehouse Control System orchestrates material and information flow to order fulfillment technology and material handling equipment, providing real-time operations intelligence into warehousing processes. Key capabilities include relieving a customer host computer of managing a real-time material handling automation interface; maximizing system throughput and performance while utilizing the most efficient methods for pallet, case and item routing; and intelligent wave release, allowing the grouping of orders by common functionality to make order fulfillment as efficient and minimize bottlenecks.

W&H Systems next generation WCS provides:

  • Improved visibility into operations in real-time, allowing managers to monitor equipment performance, facilitate troubleshooting, and keep downtime to a minimum.
  • Flexibility to quickly respond to changes needed or alerts from high-speed equipment.
  • Reliability with consistent access to real-time data to improve response times and adaptability.
  • Easy integration with a variety of equipment and systems.
  • Advanced diagnostic and reporting tools for instant problem solving and trend analysis.
  • Streamlined execution of warehouse processes for greater efficiency and throughput.
  • Runs on iPads and tablet PCs

The new WCS drives continuous operational improvement with unfettered visibility into warehouse operations, delivering actionable intelligence to perfect fulfillment operations.

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