News about IGZ

SAP is now managing the most advanced fashion distribution centre in Europe

20/10/2009 | Metzingen

In May 2009, HUGO BOSS AG opened its brand-new logistics centre for hanging garment distribution in Metzingen. To ensure an optimum integration of logistics processes into the existing SAP infrastructure, HUGO BOSS is also using the SAP software suite for management and control throughout its new hanging items distribution centre. A sophisticated logistics model meets the SAP industry solution AFS.The five storeys of this highly-automated hanging garment warehouse (HGW) offer 110,000 sqm of total floor area and are host to a wide diversity of processes. An example: Using the shape, colour and style of the items of clothing, SAP uses the thickness of each garment to dynamically calculate the composition of the transportation units handled within the distribution centre. These are mapped out

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SAP "Perfect Plant" Initiative

01/09/2009 | Falkenberg

With the "Perfect Plant" initiative, SAP has made good on its promise to support its customers in their shop floor integration projects. The tools involved here are the familiar planning functions in SAP ERP/SAP SCM, in combination with the new shop floor integration functionality offered by SAP MII and manufacturing execution features from SAP ME. SAP users have responded positively to the SAP "Perfect Plant" initiative.The broad application spectrum for the SAP MII integration platform means that SAP functionality can be deployed directly, right down to the machines on the production floor.In addition to the core functions, i.e.– standardisation of connectivity to the shop floor layer (machinery and IT systems);– centralisation of ERP postings from production; and– standardised KPI

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IGZ is a 2009 BAVARIA'S BEST 50 Prize-winner

01/07/2009 | Munich

In July 2009, Falkenberg-based SAP Logistics integrators IGZ Logistics + IT GmbH were named one of Bavaria's Best 50 companies for the second year in a row. This honour was granted to the Falkenberg-based IT company on account of the continuous growth and positive business development it has experienced over the last five years. IGZ specialises in the implementation of manual and automated production and distribution logistics systems using the software suite from SAP AG.Every year, the Bavarian Ministry for Economic Affairs, Transport and Technology presents this coveted prize at an awards ceremony in Munich to the 50 best owner-managed companies in Bavaria. The coveted prize, in the shape of a Bavarian porcelain lion, was accepted along with a framed prize certificate by the two IGZ mana

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SAP LES/TRM/EWM solutions

30/03/2009 | Walldorf

End-to-end warehouse management and material flow control with the SAP LES/TRM suite has also made an impressive entry into the market for highly-automated logistics centres. With the SAP SCM component SAP Extended Warehouse Management (SAP EWM), SAP now provides an additional warehouse management component with extra features for expanded application domains.Both warehouse solutions, i.e. SAP LES (SAP Logistics Execution System) and SAP EWM (SAP Extended Warehouse Management), are future-proof SAP standard software products and offer decisive advantages in their respective specialised domains of application. Both solutions offer an integrated SAP Task and Resource Management (SAP TRM).While SAP LES (SAP Logistics Execution System) is more suited to a centralised IT strategy (focus on inte

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