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ARD using R4 & WISE with Sequencing by Royal 4


Automotive Manufacturing and Distribution

Warehouse Management

WISE 7.1
R4 Enterprise

Motorola, Zebra
Daifuku ASRS

Professional Services
R4 Project Management, Implementation, SAP Integration, Configuration,

Logistics for Tier 1 Automotive and Government facilities world-wide

ARD Logistics is a provider of Supply Chain Management services to Mercedes Benz USA & large Tier 1 suppliers. ARD

Logistics represents two of six companies in the Global Automotive Alliance. ARD Government division works with the Planning, development, management, operation, and maintenance of logistics systems dealing with the acquisition support, movement, and maintenance of resources.

Distribution Industry Challenges

ARD had a requirement to deliver parts to a Major Luxury Auto manufacturer. This had to be done Just-In-Time (JIT) and Just-in-Sequence (JIS) with Very Narrow Aisle Storage (VNA) and utilizing an Automated Storage Retrieval System (ASRS). ARD needed a fully integrated warehouse management system that could meet all these specific requirements and optimize the loading of Specialized Delivery/Transportation by our fleet of box trucks.

Proposed Cost Effective Solution

Utilizing Royal 4 Systems decades of functional expertise and the rapid configuration tools within WISE, Royal 4 enable custom features to meet every requirement. WISE manages Inbound, Value Added Services, Outbound, ASRS integration and the Sequencing for JIT deliveries. This included load planning, delivery scheduling and EDI ASN confirmations. Royal 4 Systems has been instrumental in improving productivity and lowered the cost of operation at ARD.

The Components Utilized:


ARD Logistics companies now have a single solution providing a lower cost of operation to manage their entire business from the back office, EDI, ASRS integration, Just in time delivery and real time visibility to every aspect of the operation. When asked about the WISE implementation and Royal 4 in general Robbie Wicks Plant Manager said; “ With our ability meet the changing needs of our client, we have a distinct business advantage. Royal 4 gave us this capability and is always there for us

About Royal 4 Systems
Royal 4 is an international supply chain solution company. For over 25 years, Royal 4 Systems has been providing leading software solutions for the distribution, logistics, and manufacturing segments of the supply chain. These solutions service many mainstream vertical markets including automotive, medical, textiles, apparel, Industrial and consumer products. Their staff of seasoned professionals has spent decades of research and development in solving some of the most difficult challenges facing supply chain management. They know from years of cooperation and partnership exactly what their client's requirements are, and they strive to fulfill those requirements in every aspect of their business. You can find them on the Internet at