IBS and Optricity Announce Strategic Technology Partnership and Launch of Streamlined, Integrated Solutions


Integrated ERP, WMS and slotting solutions will increase efficiency, reduce labor expenses and improve space utilization for warehousing customers

Monday, April 04, 2016

International Business Systems (IBS), a leading global supplier of integrated ERP, warehouse management systems (WMS) and supply chain solutions; and Optricity Corporation (Optricity), provider of innovative software solutions for the workplace, announce a new strategic partnership in the Americas region to deliver a streamlined integration between IBS’s warehouse management and enterprise systems and Optricity’s slotting software. The solution will maximize efficiency and improve ROI for the warehousing market.
 
This partnership creates rich opportunities for joint clients to enjoy cost savings, efficiencies, and additional benefits as a result of improved operations once the combined solutions are implemented. An optimally slotted warehouse supports efficient putaway, picking, and pallet-building, while reducing product damage and increasing customer satisfaction.
 
“Optricity’s advanced slotting optimization software and IBS’s enterprise and warehouse management systems offer a high-quality solution set that, together will vastly improve warehousing operations without the hassle of having to play translator to ensure each system speaks the same language,” said Michael Wohlwend, General Manager of the Americas at IBS.
 
Both IBS and Optricity provide their solutions across industries, including, but not limited to: automotive, consumer goods, electronics, paper, publishing, food and beverage, and pharmaceuticals. 
 
“IBS’s dedication to innovation and their collaborative approach in exploring solutions for current and future clients, mirrors our own passion for excellence,” says Sheila Benny, EVP of Optricity. “Like us, IBS is rooted in a foundation of continuous enhancement, which is evidenced by this partnership. Our work together provides great opportunity to expand traditional WMS value to warehousing operations around the globe.”
 
This partnership was announced at MODEX 2016, “where the industry's brightest minds gather to network and share their perspectives on the ever-evolving state of the supply chain.” In the spirit of partnership, Optricity will also present at IBS’s Annual User Group Conference on May 4, and both IBS and Optricity will be exhibiting cross-aisle in the Solution Center at the 39th Annual WERC Conference, May 15-18, in Providence, RI.
 
About Optricity
Optricity utilizes a unique blend of warehousing domain expertise, advanced mathematics, and software engineering skills to deliver Workplace Optimization software, including the highly acclaimed warehouse slotting application, OptiSlot DC™. Optricity's platform of innovative technologies enhance operational clarity and enable warehouses to perform with greater precision. For more information about Optricity, please visit www.optricity.com and LinkedIn.
 
About IBS
International Business Systems (IBS) is a leading global provider of integrated ERP, WMS and supply chain management solutions to the distribution, wholesale and 3PL sectors. For more than 35 years, we have helped customers such as WORLDPAC, Associated Pharmacies, Inc., GILLIG, Zwilling J.A. Henckels, Miele Inc., Tri Literal LLC, Mighty Auto Parts, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Volvo, Victory Packaging Inc. and many more, streamline, automate and accelerate their distribution network processes, and drive profitability and efficiency. Learn more about IBS at www.ibs.net.
 
For additional information, contact:
Optricity
Sheila Benny, EVP
+1 (919) 237-4846
sbenny@optricity.com
International Business Systems
Renee Truttmann, IBS Chief Marketing Officer
+1 (760) 201-6243
renee.truttmann@ibs.net