Abel for Warehouse & Distribution

Abel knows how important inventory control, accuracy and timely delivery are in the warehouse and distribution industry. For more than 20 years, we’ve helped warehouse distributors by providing the right automation and end-to-end efficiency to streamline and grow their business.

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Whether you’re distributing salmon or sporting goods across New Zealand or tens of thousands of computer products around the world, Abel for Warehouse and Distribution gives you a flexible, all-in-one system to optimize your supply chain – while reducing costs and improving on-time deliveries.

A System That’s Flexible And Easy To Use

With Abel for Warehouse and Distribution, you’ll have all the real-time information and insight needed to monitor stock and make accurate forecasts so you can avoid costly shortages and back orders.

What’s more, our easy-to-use system gives you the same visibility of critical information wherever you are – at the office, in the warehouse or on the road – so you can respond quickly and confidently to any stock issue, delivery problem or customer request.

The Right Solution For Your Business

We know every business is different. That’s why we take the time to understand what you do instead of promoting off-the-shelf solutions. We collaborate with our customers to create a cost-effective, purpose-built system designed for your particular needs.

We’re innovators too, so we’ve developed many specialized warehouse and distribution tools and quality features to simplify your business – and give you a competitive edge. And because of our built-in design flexibility, every customized option is seamlessly and inexpensively integrated into your Abel system.

End-To-End Control Of Supply Chain

In a global marketplace driven by e-commerce, it’s essential to control costs by optimizing the efficiency of your supply chain. Our core tools and automation provide the lean and robust processes to manage your margins and inventory so you can deliver orders to customers in full and on time.

Abel for Warehouse and Distribution includes:

  •  Optimized inventory management with real-time visibility into all stock flows and the information needed to forecast and plan for stock requirements, whether it’s for a single product or 50,000 SKU items across multiple warehouses
  •  Touch screens and hand-held scanners – instead of paper – to accurately record and transfer stock, complete orders and confirm shipping details
  •  Automated inventory tracking by unique batch, bin location, serial number, barcodes and RFID tags for end-to-end tracking, traceability and quarantine if required
  •  “First Expiry-First Out” picking option for perishable inventory
” Once you configure Abel to suit your business processes, it just delivers. You get a system that can handle a very high level of complexity which would cost a lot more if you went anywhere else. I hate to think where we might have been today without Abel. ”

Peter O’Connor, General Manager

Disc Brakes Australia

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Abel’s Complete Solution

Abel for Warehouse and Distribution is a complete solution, integrating a range of business functions to efficiently manage all the complexities of warehouse and distribution into a single system:

  • Supply Chain Management

  • Inventory Management

  • Lean Production and Quality Control

  • Batch Control Inventory

  • Stock Runout Features

  • Demand Planning and Forecasting

  • Detailed Production Data

  • Traceability

  • Enterprise Portal Integration

  • Specialized Pricing Features

  • Foreign Currency Handling

  • Fully Integrated Financials

  • EDI and e-commerce Integration

 

Scalability And Agility To Grow With you

Whatever your business aspirations, Abel for Warehouse and Distribution is designed for you to get to the market quickly, grow without constraint, and adapt to changing market demands without the need of a new business system or costly redevelopments.

New product lines are smoothly integrated into your supply chain. Whether it’s a single item or a million, only minimal data entry is needed for a seamless transition into your warehouse and distribution processes with complete traceability.


“It’s a very fluid, reliable and traceable process that gives us greater control over our inventory, more accuracy and saves us a lot of paper and time. I now feel so much more comfortable and confident about how we’re performing on any given day.”

– Rob Hollings, General Manager of Helios Power Solutions


 

The Abel Advantage

By integrating all the information you need into one system, Abel for Warehouse and Distribution makes it easier to manage your costs, enhance customer satisfaction and improve your bottom line.

With our flexible reporting tools and real-time access to precise sales, inventory, customer and financial data, Abel gives you the confidence to measure performance and make the right business decisions at any time.

And our automated tools and traceability provide cost and quality controls over your entire supply chain – helping you turn your challenges into competitive advantages.

 

Partnering With Abel

As a global leader in business management software, we take great pride in our customer service and support. We build long-term partnerships not only with our customers but also with industry specialists who help deliver a solution that is right for you and your future needs.

What our customers say:

  • Kyle Osborne

    Director - NZ Drinks

    "For NZ Drinks, automation was a great decision, and Abel’s robustness and flexibility provides us with a great foundation for growth,” Kyle says. “If we wanted to quadruple our business tomorrow, we wouldn’t have to change anything."

  • Peter O’Connor

    General Manager - Disc Brakes Australia

    "Once you configure Abel to suit your business processes, it just delivers. You get a system that can handle a very high level of complexity which would cost a lot more if you went anywhere else. I hate to think where we might have been today without Abel."

  • Cory Nielson

    Director of Information Technology - Alsco

    "Abel spent time getting to know how our business works and how to make us better. Our accountants are all amazingly surprised how much the new system has simplified their lives. We’ve already reduced the time for closing our monthly reports from nine or ten business days to four."

  • Matthew Metcalfe

    CEO - Dairy Products NZ

    "Abel was the most engaged company we met. Their attitude is very can-do. A whole team of Abel experts came out to understand our specialist equipment and ensure we got the best out of our system, and we have."

  • Andrew Turner

    Managing Director - Nautech Electronics

    "Abel gives us a forecasting advantage. It knows our future production and material requirements and it can predict our stock requirements and stock shortages, ensuring we can respond more quickly to customer orders"

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