Softeon Announces That the Contract Logistics/SCM Business Unit of DB Schenker Logistics Launches a Global On-Demand WMS Service Based on Softeon's Lite(1) Version of Its SCE SolutionBy Softeon, PRNE
Tuesday, January 4, 2011
HERNDON, Virginia, January 5, 2011 - DB Schenker's objective of this global on-demand service with working
title 3S-WMS ("Small, Simple and Standard"), is to offer the Softeon solution
to its global warehouse landscape. With global availability and minimal
efforts to implement, support and operate, the Softeon solution optimizes for
the unique needs of the different industry verticals in their large customer
portfolio. A license agreement was executed with a commitment for deployment
to a significant number of DB Schenker sites worldwide.
"With the launch of this IT service a WMS implementation has less
time-to-market than the procurement of a scanner," states Michael Brandes,
Senior Vice President Logistics Engineering, Corporate Contract Logistics/SCM
at DB Schenker Logistics. "For small and mid size businesses with basic
requirements, we are now able to configure the WMS in days to match our
customer's requirements. Additionally, DB Schenker Logistics and Softeon Inc.
have agreed on an attractive commercial offer for this on-demand service to
achieve the best possible value for our customers."
Following the implementation of three pilot sites in Germany, Ireland and
the US that operate consumer and electronics business-the DB Schenker IT
service awarded the Softeon solution the "ready for deployment" status
effective from November 1st, 2010. In the following months, DB Schenker
Logistics plans to start offering this service in more-and-more countries to
its customers, while migrating selected locations to the new platform in
About DB Schenker
DB Schenker combines all transport and logistic activities of Deutsche
Bahn employing over 90,000 staff spread across about 2,000 locations in about
130 countries. With turnover of around 15.3 billion Euros, they are a leading
company-both in Europe and worldwide.
DB Schenker is one of the leading globally integrated logistics service
providers and has a leading goods transport rail network at its disposal. DB
Schenker stands apart with its dense network of locations in the world's most
important economic regions, in air and ocean transport, in European land
transport, in contract logistics as well as in supply chain management. With
this very special combination, they can provide quick and efficient logistics
solutions for the most varying of client requirements both with regard to
trade and industry.
DB Schenker, +49-201-8187-8503, logistics at dbschenker.com, Softeon, +1-703-793-0005, info at softeon.com
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