The RIC Group's Warehouse Management Solution uses the Service Layer to post data into SAP Business One SQL version. Our WMS can use the Service Layer which was previously only available for SAP HANA and is now available for SAP Business One 10.0 PL01 and later.
There is quite a large difference in technology between the Service Layer and DI API. The DI API derives from Microsoft COM technology and fits best in the Windows native environment.
The Service Layer provides lightweight and faster results and simple transactions and RESTful.
We have had a number of customers upgrade to SAP Business One V10 and our WMS and TMS is working well using the Service Layer. We aren't experience any issues with patch levels.
With the Service Layer it adds a lot of flexibility for our customers as you can have SAP Business One and the Warehouse Management Solution implemented on completely different environments.
For information on Working with SAP Business One Service Layer please click here.
With the recent events of the Covid-19 pandemic companies are looking to improve innovation and technology adoption for their business. This is to help their processes and productivity to support their future growth.
One of trends that we saw in 2020 was when implementing a Warehouse Management solution the customers wanted integrated freight. I blogged about integrated freight as a business gain when implementing a WMS in 2016 here.
There is no doubt if your current warehouse management solution (WMS) does not offer direct integration with the carriers you use, your optimal dispatch capability will just not cut it. And will be harder to manage at peak times.
There is the need for automated order fulfillment and our Warehouse Management Solution can help your business. It will streamline your business for pick and pack fulfillment, manifesting and shipping processes, by seamlessly integrating with your carriers.
We have had integrated freight with Australia POST, StarTrack and Toll for some years and recently over the last while we have added more freight integration. Our WMS now offers integration with Border Express (BEx), Direct Freight, Mainfreight, Smart Freight and Kings Freight. This helps you as a business to lower costs, increase accuracy, increase efficiency, improve customer service and save on costs.
There is no more need to have an employee enter in details into your freight management software and have the freight labels printed after the packing is completed. A lot of our customers print the freight label during the picking phase. Not only this this label can be used a your EDI label as well for the SSCC carton. This helps save your costs on label printing dramatically.
Speak with our sales team by emailing us at email@example.com for further information on our WMS solution can help your business save money.
If you are a SME enterprise in Victoria there is an initiative currently being run by Business Victoria that provides grants for digital technology to support your business growth.
Please find more information on the grant details here.
Jemark Imports is a major Melbourne based company supplying over 7500 everyday products to businesses across Australia and New Zealand.
Jemark went to market and wanted to upgrade and implement and easy to use and cost effective Warehouse Management Solution for MYOB EXO. A new system was needed after phenomenal growth and Managing Director Sol stated he wanted a WMS which could withstand the load and help scale the business.
Since implementation everyone within the business has been very happy with The RIC Group’s WMS solution and as it has been more intuitive than the previous solution. It has given the business the opportunity to use the latest technology such as Android OS.
The solution has been extremely stable and helped with business processes. Vince, the operations manager from Jemark, states ‘everyone in the company has access to the new system. It has eliminated so much manual work and has helped us process orders over 900 lines’.
The RIC Group’s WMS easily connects into Power BI, delivering a live feed of business information and KPI reports for the warehouse team. A shift to a more intuitive, automated and centralised system has delivered a wide range of benefits for Jemark.
The RIC Group's Warehouse Management Solution for Acumatica is now a Customer Validated Application. This is fantastic news for Acumatica and MYOB Advanced customers. MYOB Advanced is an ERP Solution that is based upon the Acumatica ERP Platform.
The RIC Group is the first Australian Application to be certified with Acumatica and the first Application to left a review on the Acumatica website. This is quite an achievement for our team as our customers trust our Warehouse Management Solution to support their growth.
To view the review of our WMS solution for Acumatica please visit here.
Great article by Zebra on 6 ways to improve to improve your operations.
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The pandemic brought a disconcerting dose of food supply uncertainty. FoodMaven found itself right in the middle of that - trying to keep food supplies from the landfill via their supplier marketplace. Here's their story.
A great article on FoodMaven using Acumatica and The RIC Group's WMS. Here is the link to the article.
Cipherlab has introduced to the market the RS35 and the RK95 to the Australian market with great success. Both devices are robust and have great ergonomics. The RS35 is fantastic for normal warehouse operations as it has pistol grip options and the RK95 is perfect for cold storage.
Please find out more on the Cipherlab RS35 here.
Please find out more on the Cipherlab RK95 here.
Oceanic Food is proud to supply quality frozen seafood across the trusted Le Ocean, Oceanic, Le Patron, Tacoma and Carpentaria brands. Oceanic Food is customer focussed and has strict quality control. The implementation features an integration with SAP Business One.
The solution design, software deployment and staff training were undertaken mostly under constraints imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. To successfully achieve all key project milestones the The RIC Group utilised the adapted COVID-19 project methodology.
When asked about project feedback, Victor from Oceanic Food said, “Going from a manual system to a digital system was challenging enough, but physically moving to a brand-new purpose-built warehouse and cold store utilizing 9 high, double deep pallet racking under COVID-19 just added to the complexity. However, with The RIC Group’s great project plan, remote assistance, understanding of our business process it all worked out and we have been using it everyday since Go Live. This has been great for our digital transformation.”
The Supply Chain Solution is browser based which has allowed Oceanic Food to deploy DT Urovo 50 and Honeywell CK 65 Cold Storage RF devices for the receiving, putaway and label process. The next phase will be the picking and delivery process.
The WMS has ensured the reduction in travel time and touches which has helped reduce operational costs. For further information please email our sales team at firstname.lastname@example.org
Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays!
The entire team at The RIC Group would like to thank you for your support and we wish you all the best for the holiday season.
Office Closure & Support
Our offices will be closed from Close of Business Thursday 24th of December 2020. We will resume normal business hours on Monday the 4th of January 2021.
There will be a skeleton team in place to attend support during this period and the best way to access support is to email email@example.com or call us on Phone: +61 478 113 932
Look forward to working with you again in the New Year.