CALIDUS warehouse management solution supports Hallett Retail Logistics e-fulfilment services

Hallett Retail LogisticsHallett Retail Logistics offers a one-stop-shop solution for all e-tailer needs from its state-of-the-art warehouse facility in Manchester. Services include:

  • Order fulfilment for e-commerce and mail order businesses
  • Full garment and product processing /garment steaming on a world renowned Veit 10 (the largest garment steamer in Europe)
  • Full onsite photographic studios and image processing
  • Onsite contact centre and order management solutions
  • Logistics and carrier solutions
  • 24 hour security all year round
  • Competitive pricing structure
  • Secure web portal for tracking stock through to final delivery

Originally founded in 1995 as Barnvale Processing, the company already had a reputation for quick and efficient delivery of garment processing, AQL inspection and many more support services to complete the delivery of goods to the High Street. New ownership of the business by Hallett Retail Logistics earlier this year will drive the business forward and enhance the offer of multi-channel solutions to retailers 

  • 110,000 square feet of warehouse space consisting of a sophisticated three storey pick and pack facility that can service hundreds of e-tailers and which is capable of completing thousands of picks per week, moving them quickly through the system and despatching on the same day if required
  • Full tracking service on all goods that have been despatched through the warehouse direct to the customer’s door
  • A quick and efficient returns service covering exchanges, replacements or refunds, with full AQL inspection service allowing the whole process to be done quickly and efficiently
  • Stock control service for all brands that wish to move stock on for incoming fashion styles or seasonal brand changes
  • Onsite photography services and processing capable of delivering hundreds of images to retail and e-fulfilment websites within 48 hours. Full processing services on images giving them superb finish onsite
  • Garment and product processing that includes use of the world renowned Veit 10 chamber steam tunnelling system which is capable of servicing 3,000 fashion garments per hour. This integrated system can quickly move volumes of garments through the warehouse and is ideal for customers who want to react to positive selling trends and deliver products that are consistent in quality and finish. The system is capable of handling high quality garments including leather and other high end fabrics
  • Garment processing also includes AQL inspection, metal detection, fully automated bagging including stock movement and hanging systems capable of holding 120,000 plus hanging garments
  • Hallett Retail Logistics has a fully integrated contact centre onsite allowing tracking of all orders on e-fulfilment websites, from being picked through to delivery to the customer's home

"As part of the drive to provide state-of-the-art services to customers, Hallett Retail Logistics has installed the CALIDUS WMS system" - Wendy Hallett, MBE.

Warehouse management solutionAs part of the drive to provide state of the art services to its customers, Hallett Retail Logistics has implemented the CALIDUS Warehouse Management Software system (CALIDUS WMS) to support their operation based on a Solution as a Service model.

The CALIDUS WMS offers Hallett Retail Logistics a comprehensive, configurable solution which enables them to provide their customers with real time updates using barcode scanning and RF functionality from the point of receipt though to put away, order processing, pick and pack and despatch with speed and accuracy.

Through the CALIDUS Online Portal, customers can securely review the stock position, place their order and track its status through to despatch, and can obtain the tracking number for the carrier with which it has been despatched.

Wendy Hallett MBE, Founder and Managing Director of Hallett Retail, commented, "We aim to cover all aspects of retail solutions and our fully re-aligned 110,000 square feet operational warehouse in Manchester is totally geared up for the expansion of e-fulfilment, high quality processing and pre-retail solutions at all levels to our customers.

Warehouse management solutionI am confident in our state-of-the-art facilities, our highly experienced management team and our on-site workforce that has extensive experience and proven track record of dealing with the most demanding High Street retailers."

She added "As part of the drive to provide state-of-the-art services to customers, Hallett Retail Logistics has installed the CALIDUS WMS system to provide their customers with a complete tracking facility detailing items as they enter the warehouse right through to picking and despatch of the products. The system also provides the ability for the customer to book in and track their goods via a dedicated portal and the ability for the customer to track trends on sales and manage stock."

  • Ability for customers to track where their orders are up to
  • Barcode scanning for speedy and accurate pick and pack processing
  • Integration with customers own systems or web sites
  • Flexibility to meet customers' changing requirements
  • Stock visibility through the Portal
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