Modernization of warehouse and production management at PZ HTL S.A.

We are very pleased with the results of our cooperation with SKK S.A. The implemented system greatly supports the company's operations. The professionalism of SKK employees – both during the design and implementation stages – results in simplification of our work, speedup of all processes, in consequence servicing more orders, and finally increase the financial benefits of the company - summarises Krzysztof Chrulski, Supply Chain Manager at PZ HTL S.A.

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We are very pleased with the results of our cooperation with SKK S.A. The implemented system greatly supports the company's operations. The professionalism of SKK employees – both during the design and implementation stages – results in simplification of our work, speedup of all processes, in consequence servicing more orders, and finally increase the financial benefits of the company - summarises Krzysztof Chrulski, Supply Chain Manager at PZ HTL S.A.

PZ HTL S.A. is a leading manufacturer of laboratory equipment. More than 35 years of experience in designing and manufacturing manual dosing systems and taking action aimed at meeting our customers' needs, results in the creation of the highest quality products. In addition, the company guarantees access to an authorized service provision for repair and calibration of equipment. Certificates held and relevant standards applied by the company help in execution these demanding tasks. These are, among others, the Certified Quality Management System, the Environmental Management System and the Quality Control Certificate issued for each product.

With a well-organised sales network, products of PZ HTL S.A. reach more than 145 distributors in 80 countries worldwide. In Poland, distributors have branches throughout the whole country. Currently the company's offer includes 5 series of automatic pipettes, a wide range of pipette tips, an electronic pipettor with serological pipettes, a stepper dispenser with syringes and also various accessories.

Thanks to close cooperation with its partners, PZ HTL keeps track of changing market trends and innovations in the medical and laboratory industry all over the world. Striving to meet the requirements of its customers, the company places strong emphasis not only on creation of new products or upgrading already existing ones, but also on improvement of the processes used to manufacture them.

One such challenge which the company faced in 2016 was the modernisation and streamlining the processes in the range of logistics and production – beginning from the purchase of raw materials necessary for the production of final products up to their shipment to its customers.

In starting to perform an intended objective, PZ HTL turned to SKK S.A. company with asking for a proposal of comprehensive solution. It also had to meet such requirements as: FIFO-compliant order handling, stable data exchange with the company's master system (IFS) and possibility of collaboration with other ERP systems - if the company would decide to change it in the future. Taking into account all the needs and expectations of the client, SKK prepared a system project for mobile management of the warehouse and recording the production operations.

Apart from its storage areas, PZ HTL also has several production departments. These are injection moulding, pad printing, assembly line, quality control and packing station. In all these locations, a large number of data recording operations are performed. Until now data was recorded and entered into the IFS system manually - being rewritten from the order sheet to the computer. It was very time-consuming, caused delays and considerable risk of mistakes.

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Benefits of implementation:

  • Acceleration of warehouse operations
  • Acceleration of production tasks recording
  • Uniform, permanent labelling the products and warehouse locations
  • Elimination of paper documents
  • Minimization of errors
  • Increase of labour productivity