Warehouse management software streamlines cold storage

By Jenni Spinner

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Valley Cold Storage and Transportation is using Datex FootPrint CMS management software.
Valley Cold Storage and Transportation is using Datex FootPrint CMS management software.
Valley Cold Storage and Transportation, a cold-storage warehouse facility in Southern New Mexico, has tapped Datex FootPrint WMS software to automate its warehouse operations.

Located along the I-10 and I-25 transportation corridor, Valley Cold Storage is used by a number of refrigerated and frozen food companies for short- and long-term cold storage services. Among its clients are retail, food service, food distribution and agricultural companies of Southern New Mexico and West Texas.

According to Michael Armanious, vice president of sales and marketing for Datex, “We take great pride in our partnership and look forward to working closely with their company for many years to come​.”

Tapping into technology

company endeavors to use technology to help ensure accurate, efficient operation. To that end, it opted to use Datex FootPrint WMS, which includes special features and functionality for cold storage and third party logistics.

The Microsoft-based software includes temperature capture, the ability to restrict inventory to specific temperature zones; catch weight; track and trace inventory by Lot, vat code, SKU, UPC or ingredient. The third-party logistics billing capability includes the ability to charge accessorial fees from either a handheld or desktop computer and other features essential for cold storage warehouse operations.

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2 comments

Warehouse Management Software

Posted by Einah,

There is no wonder why warehouse management software is widely used nowadays. This can give many owners to have accurate and exact inventories.

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Cold Storage WMS Software

Posted by Frank F,

A warehouse management solution is extremely important in terms of managing cold and refrigerated inventory with their specific and unique requirements including temperature. After sifting through a couple providers, we found systems logic to be the best. I found that the details described on their site to match exactly what our requirements were (http://warehouseinabox.com/vertical/cold-storage). After implementation, operations are a lot easier rather than our excel sheets!

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