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Lineage Logistics Partners with Infor to Establish Effective Cloud-Based Supply Chain

By CIOReview | Tuesday, April 12, 2016

NEW YORK, NY: Beautiful business applications developer—Infor recently announced that Lineage Logistics, a warehousing and logistics company has efficaciously implemented its Infor Supply Chain Execution (SCE) version 10.3 in a cloud-hosted environment. Lineage is moving to Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model for hosting core supply chain systems and to enhance process efficiencies while consolidating warehouse management systems. Additionally, the move to the cloud will bring Lineage a superior inventory visibility and enable them to offer more dynamic allocation to their customers while creating a more secure and extensible business that delivers rapid, yet customized, implementation process.

The logistics industry provides very little room for error, and our top priority is delivering reliable service, and therefore value, to our customers. By consolidating our existing systems to Infor SCE in the Cloud, we are better able to provide streamlined visibility to customer inventory and more efficiently manage the needs our business,” said Sudarsan Thattai, Chief Information Officer, Lineage Logistics. “Infor understood the unique challenges of our organization during the implementation process and was able to execute goals in a quick timeframe.”

Furthermore, Lineage is intended to undertake a consolidation advantage with the goal of making each warehouse activity more systematic. By implementing Infor SCE in the cloud, Lineage obtains a truly customized solution which integrates enhanced warehouse management functionality, labor management, and 3PL billing and transportation execution in a single, unified cloud-enabled solution. The cloud deployment also reduces capital investment, and will help the organization to achieve a faster time to value with enhanced functionality, improved security and greater flexibility.

“The complexities of the modern supply chain are rapidly evolving, making it more essential than ever before to utilize a fluid technology platform. With Infor SCE in the cloud, companies like Lineage Logistics can be in a position to better manage processes or handle changes on the fly, which can help deliver value to customers,” said John Bermudez, Vice President, Infor. “We look forward to growing our relationship with Lineage and helping them deliver better value to their customers for years to come.”