Singapore – Markono announced today that it has successfully completed the implementation of an advanced supply chain solution in their M-Cube Warehouse/Manufacturing integrated facility. M-Cube is a BCA Green Mark Gold award winning state-of-the-art building, it is set up to accelerate business growth and is equipped with state-of-the-art Automated Guide Vehicle (AGV), Automated Storage and Retrieval System (AS/RS) and other cutting-edge hardware and software technologies. To orchestral all the different Material Handling Equipment (MHE) and technologies deployed in this new facility and to maximize efficiency and productivity, Markono has evaluated many world class Warehouse Management System (WMS) and has finally selected the AC² Group and Infor Supply Chain Execution (Infor SCE) to be their supply chain solution implementation partner and WMS application respectively.
“We started this project two years ago with multi-phase implementation approach. First, we implemented the Warehouse Management System (WMS) with mobile terminal operations, then we integrate the AS/RS with WMS, followed by AGV implementation and shipment integration with our carriers. We are very glad to have selected the AC² Group to be our supply chain solution implementation partner. They have deep domain knowledge and have helped us greatly in advising us and designing processes that will work for our business requirements, which allows us to connect the dots together in digitalizing our supply chain,” said Loh Yew Chi, General Manager for Supply Chain at Markono.
“Markono has a great strategy to drive supply chain innovation so as to provide high value and end-to-end services to their customers. They have built a future ready integrated facility, aspire to be one of the most trusted supply chain partners for their valued customers. Markono’s Supply Chain & IT team were great to work with and truly forward looking. We are honored to be their supply chain solution advisor and to be part of their exciting digital supply chain Journey,” said Clement You, the Managing Partner of the AC² Group.
“Integrating various functions under a holistic SCE (Warehouse Management) suite is key for businesses to remain agile and scalable in today’s competitive and connected business landscape. Managers need a real-time bird-eye’s view on all ground operations to make informed decisions, and to ultimately drive further value and engagement with all customers. With Infor SCE, we are proud to be part of Markono’s digital transformation together with our partner, the AC² Group, and are excited to see their supply chain and warehouse management systems enhanced to deliver maximum utility,” said Helen Masters, Senior Vice-President and General Manager, Asia-Pacific of Infor.
Founded in 1967, Markono started out as a small general printer in Singapore, printing business cards and stationery and has since grown to print more than a million pages daily and shipping worldwide. To meet the growing demands, Markono has incorporated a complete suite of supply chain solutions into the business to enable delivering valued content to the world’s leading organizations.
Markono creates exceptional value for the customers, from digital and offset printing to providing warehouse logistics and product fulfillment solutions, aiming to provide a solution to enable seamless experience for the customers from print to sale. Markono is a trusted partner with renowned publishers worldwide and Fortune 100 companies.
For more information, please visit http://www.markono.com.
About the AC² Group
The AC² Group is a leading solution provider for warehouse solution consulting and supply chain related technologies in Asia. With over 25 years of knowledge and experiences in implementing supply chain solution, the company has successfully deployed many supply chain solutions throughout Asia-Pacific. With headquarters located in Singapore, the AC² Group has now expanded its market coverage, having offices in Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Shanghai.
For more information on the AC² Group, please visit http://www.ac2wave.com.
Infor builds business software for specific industries in the cloud. With 16,500 employees and over 90,000 customers in more than 170 countries, Infor software is designed for progress.
To learn more about Infor, please visit http://www.infor.com.