The implementation executed by ABS consultants and experts was evaluated by the customer.
Due to a short time for the system implementation it was undoubtedly a big challenge to meet the deadline. The agreement was concluded between the parties in September 2013. Both companies set the goal of activating production system just at the beginning of 2014. The customer used IFS Application™ 2003 version before, however, our experts had to perform a complete implementation according to the methodology:
Customer’s aims and expectations that had to be met after system implementation were defined in the initial phase . Carrying out the project in such a short time (4 month) was possible thanks to the high functionality of the most modern version of IFS Application™ system and also used by InfoConsulting proven implementation methodology – IFS Implementation™. The second phase was projecting solution where target infrastructure installation was done (including application server, disc space, extended server), installation of the operational system of the application server and Oracle installation as well. The range of implemented in ZSI business processes, basic parameterization of IFS Application™ for Production System, the way and tools of data migration were defined. During phase III of preparing solution InfoConsulting experts did a sample data migration, after which technical and substantive verification of results was carried out. Interface was installed in test environment. After tests and trainings, the production version of the IFS Application™8 system was activated. In Polcolorit, the WMS system was also implemented – managing of warehouse of ready goods by creating tasks to do (pallets, racks, zones and power outlets) labelled with a barcode; operators working in the warehouse received tasks to do on the wireless terminals.
Thanks to the implementation of IFS Application™ 8 the Polcolorit company improved its effectiveness in sales, production and Logistics. Important from the customer’s point of view was the implementation of warehouse system WMS which significantly improved Warehouse logistics management.
Polcolorit S.A. is the oldest private company producing ceramic tiles in Poland. The enterprise was founded in 1984 and since that time it has been constantly developing. Every year produced assortment is expanded and stock of machines is successively modernized. Manufacturing plants belong to the most modern in the country and in Europe regarding architectonic and technological solutions. POLCOLORIT S.A. stands out with exceptional design assortment of bathroom, kitchen and floor tiles and beautiful ornaments. Colours of tiles and their unique design give a timeless character to our collections.