Consortium for Purchasing and Distribution Chooses HighJump WMS

U.K.-based distributor of education and care supplies makes integrated supply chain execution processes a top priority.

Minneapolis—May 12, 2014—HighJump Software, a global provider of supply chain management software, announced that The Consortium for Purchasing and Distribution has selected the HighJump Warehouse Advantage to optimize the accuracy and performance of its supply chain. Based in Trowbridge in the United Kingdom, The Consortium provides a large range of supplies and services to assist organizations in the education, early childhood, and eldercare industries operate at their best, from learning resources to cleaning products.

As part of its new integrated supply chain execution processes, The Consortium will leverage the HighJump warehouse management system (WMS) to strengthen the productivity of its distribution centers while improving customer service even further. With this best-of-breed solution, The Consortium will have greater visibility throughout its warehouse; more accurate picking, packing and inventory management; and stronger workflow planning and order management. The HighJump WMS is also one of the most flexible solutions on the market, giving The Consortium the ability to adapt its operations to any business need and help ensure that the company continues its record of award-winning services.

“We have high standards to maintain and ambitious plans to drive forward further improvements,” said Jan Steenberg, supply chain director, The Consortium. “We chose the HighJump WMS because of its superior functionality and the company’s commitment to continue to develop best-in-class solutions. For us, this is a strategic partnership and we are pleased to be working with HighJump, whose staff has shown a great understanding of the challenges we face.”

“We are pleased to work with such a diverse and respected company, and proud of our experienced team that delivered exceptional service throughout the process,” said Gary Nemmers, senior vice president and general manager of the supply chain execution group, HighJump Software. “The adaptability of our warehouse management system will serve The Consortium well into the future, no matter what business challenges the company faces. We look forward to a continued, strong relationship.”

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