Schuman – The solution
After examining and rejecting a number of options as incomplete or too
complex, Lehoullier turned to Microsoft Business Solutions,which had already
supplied the company’s financial and manufacturing systems, and to Maximum
Data Solutions, a Microsoft Business Partner specializing in ADC systems. The
two organizations provided a smoothly integrated solution that featured all the
required functionality that Schuman required.
System deployment, which was managed by Maximum Data, began in
February of 2001 and took approximately five weeks, including training for
about two-dozen warehouse employees. The solution included a complete
inventory management system with automated data collection and order
fulfillment modules; as well as receiving and picking enhancements for the
With its new integrated system in place for more than two years, Arthur
Schuman has seen measurable improvements on multiple fronts.