Pane Point Solved – Barton Glass

Barton Glass choose ASP Microcomputers to deliver an innovative real time web based barcode tracking solution with integration into their ERP system.

Overview

Barton Glass was founded in Victoria, Australia in 1999 and provides glass products and services to the construction and building industries nationwide. Now Barton Glass are one of the major glass product suppliers, and manufacture a comprehensive range of glass products, from float toughened safety glass, high performance and energy efficient glass and custom made laminated glass, to suit the diverse needs of the market. Barton Glass has made their reputation by offering commitment to customer service including fast order handling and efficient delivery services. Barton Glass provides the highest level of products and services to their clients as well as complying with stringent Australian standards.

 

Project Objective

Fast order processing and delivery have been vitally important for Barton Glass and a barcode system was introduced for handling materials, products in process, finished products and delivery service. Barcodes are attached to panels of glass products to identify each order. There was no correlation between the purchase order and trolley which carries both glass in process and finished goods but now scanning a barcode takes place at each process.

 

Solution

A real time barcode tracking system over 802.11 wireless infrastructure

Custom barcode scanner program

Web based control and management system

Interface to the ERP system

 

Benefits

Versatile solution for production, inventory and Goods in/out operations.

Ultra rugged hardware design with three metre drop and dust and water resistance compliant to IP67 standards, suited for the conditions.

Ergonomic hardware with human centred design for all day scanning.

Quick and reliable scanning performance to read barcode label even through five panes of glass.

By using the Casio DT-X200 with the web based software, Barton Glass eliminated late deliveries and dramatically reduced waste materials.

Fast return on investment.

 

Hardware and Software

Custom designed web based software

Integration into ERP system

Casio DT-X200 rugged terminal

Industrial label printer and custom labels

Cisco access points

 

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