2009-03-03 Logistics Expert Pallet Track Wins Award for Innovative Wireless Implementation
Pallet Track Limited, the UK's fastest growing overnight palletized freight distribution network, was awarded Best Use of Digital Technology for its implementation of a wireless network in its new 270,000 square foot hub facility outside Birmingham, England. Since implementing a Trapeze Networks Non-Stop Wireless Network, the company has moved more than three million pallets and hasn't misplaced a single one.
Andrew Spencer, sales and marketing director for Pallet Track Limited said, "We pride ourselves on providing the best possible materials handling and IT systems to support our staff and maintain our record of having the lowest damage rate in the industry. We've worked with the Worldwide Solutions team for many years and trusted their recommendations when it came to setting up a resilient, secure wireless infrastructure for our business. Our Trapeze network means we have transparent accountability, traceability and accurate control of goods anytime, anywhere. The Trapeze network gives us a competitive advantage."
Sarah Hawthorne, marketing manager for Worldwide Solutions said, "We took the time to learn Pallet Track's business and we've supported their phenomenal growth over the last few years. The company now has a fully-optimized, secure and robust WLAN delivering real commercial
Mark Smith, Trapeze Networks's UK & Ireland regional director, said, "We are delighted to support one of the UK's fastest growing logistics businesses. Pallet Track is already seeing the benefits that a resilient wireless infrastructure can achieve in terms of mission critical speed and accurac
Worldwide Solutions, a Trapeze Networks master reseller, conducted a full RF site survey of the new premises and designed the wireless network using Trapeze's RingMaster software. The team installed a Trapeze MX-200R Mobility Exchange which provides intelligent wireless LAN switching and supports the most demanding wireless applications indoors and outdoors, including voice over WLAN. The MX-200R supports up to 192 access points and comes with a redundant power supply as standard and is ready to handle 802.11n. Twenty MP-422a mobility points completely blanket the site with wireless networking and Trapeze Network's SmartPas software creates safe and secure .
About Trapeze Networks
Trapeze Networks, a Belden Brand, is a leader in enterprise wireless LAN equipment and management software. Trapeze was the first company to introduce NonStop Wireless - delivering unmatched reliability to the enterprise wireless LAN and its solutions are optimized for companies requiring mobility and high bandwidth such as healthcare, education and hospitality. Trapeze delivers Smart Mobile(TM) providing scalable wireless LANs for applications such as Voice over Wi-Fi, location services and indoor/outdoor connectivity.