Kinaxia Logistics Transforms its Warehouse Operations with JDA
UK logistics provider drives warehouse efficiencies and fuels corporate growth with JDA
Scottsdale, Ariz. – September 19, 2018 – Offering high quality, flexible warehouse solutions through advanced management systems is a must for today’s logistics companies. That’s why Kinaxia Logistics selected JDA Software, Inc. to support its warehouse operations with several solutions from the JDA® Warehouse Management portfolio.
Kinaxia Logistics is a leading logistics group operating within the UK haulage and warehouse sector. Made up of nine companies, Kinaxia Logistics operates 630 vehicles, has 1,100 members of staff and owns 925,000 square feet of warehouse space. Kinaxia Logistics’s vision is to build a flexible and efficient, service-focused, haulage and warehousing group through investment in, and partnership with, medium-sized, profitable, growing privately owned companies across the UK.
In June 2018, Kinaxia decided to open a new warehouse located at Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal (DIRFT) near Rugby, Northamptonshire. The 116,000 square foot building, which has capacity for 24,000 pallets, is set to become Kinaxia’s flagship warehouse and provides them with a central location to serve their network of customers across the UK and support its ambitious plans for growth. Kinaxia recognised the need to implement a highly configurable warehouse management system (WMS) that would offer advanced features and functionality that will ultimately transform their business. In just seven weeks, Kinaxia has already gone live with its warehouse deployment, which speaks to JDA’s ease of use and simplicity to deploy. JDA sales and service alliance partner Socius24 has served as Kinaxia’s partner to implement and develop all technical aspects of Kinaxia’s deployment, providing professional services and support throughout the duration of this project.
“Kinaxia Logistics is dedicated to delivering world-class service to its customers,” said Johan Reventberg, president, EMEA, JDA. “We had an aggressive timeline to deploy the JDA solutions and based on tight collaboration with JDA’s partner Socius24 and Kinaxia, our team completed the implementation and deployment, and we look forward to continuing to support their efforts moving forward.”
JDA Dispatcher WMS and JDA Third-Party Billing, from the JDA Warehouse Management solutions portfolio, gives Kinaxia a distinct advantage to maximize labor utilisation, reduce obsolescence and leverage available capacities, while maintaining best-in-class customer service levels. JDA provides real-time insights into warehouses, accurately tracks and calculates all logistics activities, and simplifies complex logistics processes by effectively, efficiently and profitably managing the warehouse space. With JDA, Kinaxia will provide advanced solutions to their customers and feel confident that they can meet their warehouse needs every time.
“Kinaxia Logistics identified the need for a world class WMS and billing solution,” said Sarah Ranshaw, general manager, group warehousing, Kinaxia Logistics. “We selected JDA and their trusted partner Socius24 to implement it in line with our rapid project timescales.”
“We are thrilled with the successful implementation of JDA’s solutions at Kinaxia,” said Craig Jones, Managing Partner, Socius24. “It is important for a lead logistics provider like Kinaxia to act as a partner to its customers in this environment, and we hope to facilitate this relationship through our warehouse solutions with improved speed, visibility, accuracy and reliability.”
- Learn more about JDA® Warehouse Management
- Read about Kinaxia
- Contact Socius24 to learn how they can help with customers’ WMS requirements
- View the Warehouse Management and Warehouse Labor Management Platform Solution Sheet
About JDA Software, Inc.
JDA Software is the leading supply chain software provider powering today’s digital transformations. We help companies optimize delivery to customers by enabling them to predict and shape demand, fulfill faster and more intelligently, and improve customer experiences and loyalty. More than 4,000 global customers use our unmatched end-to-end software and SaaS solutions to unify and shorten their supply chains, increase speed of execution, and profitably deliver to their customers. Our world-class client roster includes 75 of the top 100 retailers, 77 of the top 100 consumer goods companies, and 8 of the top 10 global 3PLs. Running JDA, you can plan to deliver.