NTTLOGISCO

Logistics Information Systems Supporting 3PL3PL Logistics Service

A logistics information system is an essential tool for improving the efficiency and quality of logistics.Today’s logistics information systems are incorporating rapidly advancing IT and AI technologies and making drastic progress.

NTT LOGISCO supports the digital transformation of its clients using the latest information technology of the NTT Group and continuously offers distribution cost reduction and high-quality service for its clients as their strategic distribution partner.

NTT LOGISCO offers solutions using a variety of systems

Cloud-type web-based logistics management system

Cloud-type web-based logistics management system

NTT LOGISCO’s cloud-type web-based logistics management system (WMS) can be quickly installed at a low cost to respond to the need to conduct real-time inventory management and product acceptance and shipment management based on the latest and actual inventories.

We deliver a packaged system containing functions which are proven to be efficient through past performance based on LOGISCO’s standard operational flows. By reducing the customization process, this system realizes low cost, quick installation, and high quality. In addition, the system reduces the learning period by integrating operational tasks and operability, reduces the onset of mistakes in operations, improves productivity, and makes labor control easier for managing workers.

The cloud-type web-based logistics management system of NTT LOGISCO allows users to check the latest inventory status anytime, anywhere as long as Internet access is available. It also enables users to check shipment schedules, the status of consigned shipment, and the completion of deposit handling and shipment handling. The standard functions of the system also include a function to send email notifications regarding the completion of deposit handling, shipment, and other tasks, a function to instruct distribution processing such as the preparation of sets (kitting), and a function to display various KPI values.

Features of the system
  • Inventory is visible anywhere, anytime, and shipment can also be ordered from anywhere
  • Compatible with shipment processing such as distribution processing
  • Email notification regarding task completion at a logistics center
  • Completed with security backup
Advantages of this system
  • Expansible:Quickly respond to the addition of sales bases and products
  • Real-time search:Real-time search is available for the distribution operation status including the inventory status and the history of receipts and payments
  • Variety of uses for management data:Forecasting the amount to purchase (supplement), shipment frequency ABC management, etc
  • Cross-sectional management:Enables inventory management at multiple warehouses and departments
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Cloud-type web-based logistics management system designed for medical devices

Cloud-type web-based logistics management system designed for medical devices

NTT LOGISCO’s Cloud-type web-based logistics management system designed for medical devices is a warehouse management system (WMS) designed for medical devices and medical supply industries which require compliance with the Law on Securing Quality, Efficacy and Safety of Products Including Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices. The system is equipped with necessary functions, such as the preparation of instructions for inspection and production, lot/serial management, and expiration (sterilization due date) management, as standard features. It is also compatible with the entry of order processing by the client.

Features of the system
Necessary functions of medical device logistics are available as standard functions.
  • Preparation of inspection and production instructions
  • Lot/serial management
  • Expiration management
  • Inventory allocation control (lot/serial specification, first-in, and first out)
  • Retention of the history of payment made upon receipt
  • Compatibility with ITF and JAN codes
Pursuit of convenience and safety
  • Offering a web-based order processing system
  • The client does not have to construct systems
  • Installation can be completed with just a computer and Internet access
  • The system can be connected with the client’s trunk system
  • The use of a cloud system with a secure connection and the maintenance of a high level of security by establishing a network in which data centers are dispersed
Advantages of this system
  • Expansible:Quickly respond to the addition of sales bases and products
  • Real-time search:Real-time search is available for the distribution operation status including the inventory status and the history of receipts and payments
  • Variety of uses for management data:Forecasting the amount to purchase (supplement), shipment frequency ABC management, etc
  • Cross-sectional management: Enables inventory management at multiple warehouses and departments
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Cloud-type web-based logistics management system designed for cosmetic industry

Cloud-type web-based logistics management system designed for the cosmetic industry

NTT LOGISCO’s Cloud-type web-based logistics management system designed for cosmetic industry is a warehouse management system (WMS) designed for cosmetic industries. The system is equipped with necessary functions, such as the preparation of production and inspection instructions, lot/serial management, and expiration management, as standard features. It is also compatible with the online entry of order processing by the client. The WMS comprehensively manages the operation of logistics centers such as the acceptance and shipment of cosmetic products and inventory management in the logistics of the cosmetic industry that handles many types of small-lot products as well as delivery nationwide.

Features of the system
Necessary functions of cosmetics logistics are available as standard functions
  • Preparation of inspection and production instructions
  • Lot/serial management
  • Expiration management
  • Inventory allocation control (lot/serial specification, first-in, and first out)
  • Retention of the history of payment made upon receipt
  • Compatibility with ITF and JAN codes
Pursuit of convenience and safety
  • Offering a web-based order processing system
  • The client does not have to construct systems
  • Installation can be completed with just a computer and Internet access
  • The system can be connected with the client’s trunk system
  • The use of a cloud system with a secure connection and the maintenance of a high level of security by establishing a network in which data centers are dispersed
Advantages of this system
  • Expansible:Quickly respond to the addition of sales bases and products
  • Real-time search:Real-time search is available for the logistics operation status including the inventory status and the history of receipts and payments
  • Variety of uses for management data:Forecasting the amount to purchase (supplement), shipment frequency ABC management, etc.
  • Cross-sectional management:Enables inventory management at multiple warehouses and departments
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Inspection RMA system/24-hour emergency delivery system

Inspection RMA system/24-hour emergency delivery system

NTT LOGISCO’s Inspection RMA system/24-hour emergency delivery system is a logistics management system that supports the following two operations: inspection RMA logistics (import agency work for network devices and other items, acceptance inspection, shipment setup, delivery to end-users in Japan, and delivery of alternative devices during maintenance) and 24-hour emergency delivery and distribution (delivery based on designs to suit client demand in case of trouble with network devices).

*Return material authorization (RMA): When a malfunction or defect is found in an end-user’s product, this system clarifies the details of the malfunction or defect and requests the manufacturer to repair or replace the product with an alternative product (applicable to products warranted by the manufacturer).

Features of the system
Visible (real-time search)
  • Visible inventory:Clients can check inventory whenever necessary
  • Visible progress:RVerification of progress such as the date when the RMA number was acquired, the date when a product was returned to the vendor, and the date when the processing was completed
  • Visible achievement:Verification of actual achievements such as shipment records and results of inspections
Efficiency (efficiency and convenience)
  • Improvement of efficiency:Reduces the burden of fax or email correspondence as the acceptance and shipment instructions can be given through the web system
  • Improvement of convenience:Management at a warehouse to confirm which module is mounted on which housing
High quality
  • High-precision logistics:Realizes high-precision logistics with product inspection using barcodes
  • High-precision inventory: Realizes a high-precision inventory with well-equipped inventory functions
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Visualization solutions

Visualization solutions

NTT LOGISCO’s visualization solutions support clients so that they can visually keep track of actual inventory data and KPI. Data from multiple systems, such as the cloud-type web-based logistics management system used in logistics and the client’s trunk system, are connected and used for KPI management as they can be displayed together in the visualization system. The analytical screen can be customized using tables, figures, and graphs based on the requests from a client. The visualization solutions can be used from any devices connected to the Internet as it is a cloud-type system. Installing special software is not necessary.

Before installation
Problems faced by clients
  • 1. It takes time to prepare documents.
  • 2. Documents cannot be prepared when an assigned person is absent.
  • 3. Data need to be updated every day, but there is not enough time.
  • 4. Analyses need to be further investigated, but analytical references cannot be prepared.
After installation
Advantages of this system
  • 1. Update automaticaly, clients can check inventory whenever necessary
  • 2. The client does not have to construct systems
  • 3. We will make a UI for analysis
Examples of utilization
  • 1. Verification of actual achievements such as shipment records and results of inspections
  • 2. Help manage your KPI
  • 3. Dispose of inventory
  • 4. Helpful to conference materials
  • 5. Useful for management judgment

Effect

Analysis result of visualization sample
Features of the system
Data connection
  • Data from multiple systems can be connected such as between the cloud-type web-based logistics management system and the client’s trunk system.
  • Installation can be completed with just a computer or mobile device and Internet access.
Advantages of this system
  • Daily update with the latest data
  • No need to construct systems
  • NTT LOGISCO prepares analytical screens such as graphs
Examples of uses by clients
  • Keeping track of data: Inventory, acceptance, and shipment
  • Inventory management:Disposal of idle inventories
  • Administration management:KPI management
  • Preparation of documents:References used in meetings and administrative decisions
Box size forecasting system using AI

Box size forecasting system using AI

NTT LOGISCO developed a system to forecast the size of a packaging box for a product upon shipment using AI.As the AI learns the actual data of box sizes used to ship products, it forecasts the optimal box sizes for an ordered product. This releases workers from estimating and preparing box sizes based on products; thus, the system drastically improves work efficiency and productivity.

Features of the system
  • Reduces the process to measure product size (height, width, and length)
  • Forecasts the optimal packaging box size based on the order information of the shipment instruction data
  • AI can be developed quickly at a low cost by using cloud services
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