Client Success Stories

Peerless

Peerless Foods is an established manufacturer of premium quality edible oils, fats and margarines. 100% Australian owned, Peerless supply a diverse range of products to food manufacturers, caterers, restaurants, bakers and retailers throughout Australia and overseas.

The company refines wide variety of vegetable oils, including soya bean, sunflower, canola, cottonseed, peanut and palm oils into margarines, shortenings, oleos, salad and frying oils.

The Challenge

RTS provided a solution that included the Honeywell VM3 Windows 10 rugged computer with a CITRIX client installed and integrated it to, a Honeywell 1980I Granit rugged scanner. RTS also provided a CISCO RF network for the freezer environment.

It was also discovered that there was a need to extend the distance from the scanner to the barcode to enable the forklift driver to comfortably scan all barcodes which was easily resolved by RTS recommending specific changes to the barcode layout printed on the labels which increased the scanning distance by 70%.

RTS continues to work with Peerless who are currently reviewing their processes to further improve efficiencies and it is anticipated that a fixed scanning solution will be employed to further achieve this. This type of solution will reduce or even eliminate any driver input to the terminal for regular tasks.

With the additional site expansion, RTS are consulting on process improvements to better improve the flow of product throughout the business. The solution will be duplicated into the expanded cold store facility.

How We Tackled The Problem

RTS provided a solution which included the Honeywell VM3 Windows 10 rugged computer with a CITRIX client installed and integrated to it, a Honeywell freezer graded rugged scanner. RTS also provided a CISCO RF network for the freezer environment.

It was also discovered that there was a need to extend the distance from the scanner to the barcode to enable the forklift driver to comfortably scan all barcodes which was easily resolved by RTS recommending specific changes to the barcode layout printed on the labels which increased the scanning distance by 70%.

The Results

The RTS solution included using multi-vendor products (Cisco and Honeywell) to achieve the customer’s specific objectives. RTS made a complex task very simple, by effectively project managing each aspect of the installation, which allowed a very efficient go live solution to be produced.

Achieving a dynamic supply chain.

We selected RTS for their specialist knowledge in warehouse management equipment and understanding of the importance of supply chain management to a business. The enabling technology RTS have provided has made our supply chain dynamic and will facilitate our direction of a paperless supply chain into the future

Brian Amit