Fresh produce logistics outfit, Costa Logistics, has
committed to a $4 million upgrade of its warehouse management
The plan was scheduled across the company's interstate
locations, starting with its Melbourne headquarters in July.
The company this month went live with its new Manhattan
warehouse management system in Victoria, and completed a national
roll-out of a supply chain intelligence system across its three
main distribution centres in Victoria, Sydney and Perth.
The implementation team is now in Perth, preparing to go live in
the next fortnight, with the last facility, Sydney, planned for
completion by November, said Costa's chief executive Tim Bolam. The
warehouse systems upgrade is expected to streamline customer
interactions, and improve resource planning within the
The leader of the Manhattan roll-out team, Costa general manager of solutions delivery Anthony Jackson, said the group needed to upgrade to an integrated platform with "fully e-business capability" to provide real-time stock visibility to its customers. "The Manhattan system met our functionality requirements
and fits in with our existing architecture and many of our
customers' existing networks.".