Miralis Data and Gower Optimal Algorithms have been developing IT solutions to palletisation, containerisation and other logistics problems for over 30 years. Below are comments from just a few of our customers.
has been an absolute boon to our company and would be an extremely
useful tool to any company involved in storage and distribution, either
directly or indirectly." Jon
Barlow, Commercial Manager, Arden Fine Foods. (read
is used to plan loads and check stows of mixed products. It does in 10
minutes what could take a human nearly a day and feeds our work mix and
pricing systems". Logistics,
Idem Papers. (read
is an excellent tool
to enable us to maximise our product / pallet to meet the different
requirements of customers across the world." Production Dept, Boxes
Prestige UK Ltd. (read
enabled us to save 25,000 UK pounds / year in distribution costs on just one of
our hundreds of product lines." Distribution Department, Mookie
is simply a tool every packaging technologist must have"
Packaging Technologist, Cuisine de France. (read
has produced significant warehousing and transport savings, coupled with
reliable and well presented information - a user friendly system which
is now ingrained into our operating procedures". Procurement,
Hallmark Cards. (read
"CARGOMANAGER is proving most beneficial to our logistics operations ensuring we maximise load fill. An excellent package which is easy to use and gives benefits in time, costs and gives a professional image". Logistics, Glen Dimplex Home Appliances. (read more)
is a user-friendly software product that gives great savings in
costs and time - and the developers give excellent customer support." Packaging Dept, Acheson
ensures that our packaging & palletisation formats maximise load
efficiency and minimise both product damage and environmental impacts. Guinness,
Dublin & Runcorn. (read
detail on each of the above:
Fine Foods, a UK
based SME import quality foods from Europe and use PALLETMANAGER
to produce palletisation specifications for products that they supply to
multiples including Tesco, Sainsbury's and Asda. "Not only has it
enabled us to make maximal use of warehousing and transportation but in
doing so it has provided us with an effective control system to our
customers. The software is powerful yet easy to use, and provides
effective numeric and graphical output suitable for use by a wide range
of staff". Jon Barlow, Commercial Manager.
Papers (formerly part of Arjo Wiggins) use
CARGOMANAGER to plan export loads
of mixed paper products. "The software can do in 10 minutes what it
might take a manual planner a day or more to do".
Prestige (UK) Ltd
are one of Europe's leading innovators and manufacturers of luxury
printed cartons for companies such as Avon, Crabtree & Evelyn, Marks
& Spencer, Ted Baker, Thorntons, Tilda and Twinings. The production
department use PALLETMANAGER to ensure that designs maximise
product / pallet and thus minimise both local and third party storage
and distribution costs.
Toys produce a wide
range of activity toys for the UK and International market place. PALLETMANAGER
is used to determine optimal pallet utilisation and produce
specifications for companies such as Argos, Woolworth and Tesco.
"The software is easy to use and reliable in operation. We
currently hold over 2000 product specifications in the system and have
made major savings on palletisation and packaging costs. On our Swingball
product alone an annual saving of over 25,000 UK pounds.
Cuisine de France, a major producer of specialist breads and confectionery, use PALLETMANAGER to optimise product and case configurations saving time, money and energy. "A tool every packaging technologists must have - a great tool when designing new packaging formats for new and existing products."
Cards, the UK�s
leading greeting card publisher produce around two billion cards per
year. They utilise PALLETMANAGER as an integral part of their
procurement / packaging design operations, so that they can quickly
investigate the impact of product design changes and react to these so
as to minimise costs and make best use of warehousing and transport
facilities. Significant warehousing and transport savings have resulted,
so that now the software is ingrained into their operating procedures.
Procurement Manager, Hallmark Cards.
Glen Dimplex Home Appliances use CARGOMANAGER to determine the loading of containers with mixed loads of their cooking and cooling products (brands such as Stoves, Belling, New World and Lec), especially for the Australasian market. As well as ensuring maximum load fill it also assists their credit control department wishing to open letters of credit for exact quantities. "An excellent package, easy to use and providing benefits in time, costs and gives a professional image." Logistics Manager, GDHA distribution.
Acheson & Acheson supplies innovative beauty products to highly respected international retailers and global brands. They use PALLETMANAGER to maintain consistent and optimal pallet loading, giving them great savings in costs and time.Guinness plants in the UK and Ireland have for many years used PALLETMANAGER in the design of products / packaging so as to improve transport efficiency, cut environmental impacts and reduce product damage. Diageo are naturally are keen to ensure that their product arrives in perfect condition for their customers, and PALLETMANAGER ensures product design and stacking plans maximise load fill whilst minimising possible product damage. Reducing vehicle and container movements has also had a very positive environmental impact.
Other software users include: DHL, Disney Store, Estee Lauder, Fergusons, Green Isle Foods, Heineken UK, Iceland, Import Services, LDH (La Doria), Maccess, Meyer Group, Panasonic, PMS Int., Princes, Taylors, Ultimate Products and Unilever.