April 2013 - Upgraded Warehouse Management Software for IBL Cold Stores

IBL Cold StoresIdeal Business Services Ltd are currently working with our long-standing customer IBL Cold Stores to upgrade their WACOS warehouse management system (WMS).

IBL Cold Stores provides temperature controlled storage and distribution services, primarily to the food industry, from a four-acre site at Knowsley on the outskirts of Liverpool.

The facilities at IBL comprise a 110,000 square foot temperature controlled store in which some 66,000 square feet are dedicated to cold storage, 26,000 square feet to chill storage and the balance to service areas, including enclosed loading bays. The storage areas are varied and adaptable, being divided into 13 chambers, ranging in size from 4,000 to 14,000 square feet and operating at temperatures between +10°C and
–24°C. More recently IBL have invested in blast freezing with a 260m³ blast freezer and state of the art product tempering facilities.


Upgraded Warehouse Management Software for IBL Cold Stores - From Ideal Business Services Ltd  Upgraded Warehouse Management Software for IBL Cold Stores - From Ideal Business Services Ltd 


WACOS WMS gives IBL many benefits, including:

• Seamless and rapid flow of information from receipt to dispatch of customers' goods
• Accurate stock control
• Full product traceability
• Better coldstore / warehouse space utilisation
• Excellent communications with customers

The software upgrade will now give IBL a more encompassing warehouse management software solution, including:

• Improved warehouse mapping for even greater space maximisation
• Better management reporting tools and functionality
• Improved online functionality

For IBL, Ian Desmonde, Director, commented, "The latest upgrade to the IBL WMS has been achieved seamlessly and ensures that IBL are able to deliver on accuracy, transparency and traceability through its IT services."

For more information on IBL Cold Stores see - http://www.intbl.co.uk

The WACOS warehouse management software implemented for IBL Cold Stores is another computer software solution from Ideal Business Services Ltd, an international developer of software solutions for shipping ports, container storage & repair depots, airports, warehousing, cold storage and related logistics industries, as well as bespoke stock control software solutions developed to each client's requirements.

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