Advanced Distribution Systems Orders New WMS System

3PL set to use warehouse management solution from CAPE Systems at NY distribution center

3PL set to use warehouse management solution from CAPE Systems at NY distribution center

South Plainfield, NJ — August 17, 2005 — Third-party logistics (3PL) provider Advanced Distribution Systems (ADS) is ramping up its deployment of supply chain execution solutions from CAPE Systems Group, the solution provider has announced.

ADS, established in 1979, is a 3PL concentrating on the cosmetic, fragrance, health and beauty industries. The company has previously chosen CAPE for its pick-to-light order fulfillment solution at five facilities throughout the U.S. market.

Now ADS has tapped CAPE Systems Group to install new warehouse management software into the company's Orangeburg, NY distribution center.

Ted Boccuzzi, founder of ADS, commented: "We are delighted to continue our partnership with CAPE. From the time of installation we enjoy efficiencies and cost savings from these battle-tested solutions."

Nicholas Toms, CEO of CAPE, commented, "This alliance signifies our continued rapid growth as a leading provider of wireless warehouse management software solutions into the third party logistics market."

CAPE Systems offers a range of software systems and tools, from packaging and pallet optimization software, RFID asset tracking, to integrated warehouse and inventory management solutions, pick-to-light systems and transportation management systems for enterprise-wide and collaborative supply chain optimization.

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