Radio Beacon Inc.

Radio Beacon Inc.

July 07, 2005 08:47 ET

Radio Beacon Inc.: Leading Sports Eyewear Company Sees Clear Skies Ahead With Retail Compliance Solution

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - July 7, 2005) -

Radio Beacon, Blue Moon Industries and vSync help Uvex Sports simplify compliance process while driving efficiency gains and growth

Radio Beacon Inc., a developer of warehouse management software for 3PLs, manufacturers and distributors, announced today that Uvex Sports Inc. has selected the Advanced Compliance for Great Plains solution to simplify management of the increasingly complex compliance mandates of major retail clients.

Developed by Radio Beacon Inc., Blue Moon Industries and vSync, the combined Advanced Compliance solution is helping Uvex Sports, a leading distributor of UV protective sports eyewear, to better manage major manufacturing and distribution business processes, lowering operating costs and improving efficiency and productivity.

"The accurate, real-time data we're able to derive through the Advanced Compliance for Great Plains solution helps us ensure no requirements are missed, even as the company continues to experience substantial growth," said Bruce Campbell, Controller at Uvex Sports. "By being able to simplify our compliance processes without having to dedicate a lot of additional resources to the task, we can also be confident that we are providing our customers with the level of service they demand, without negatively affecting our bottom line."

By integrating RADIO BEACON WMS with vSync's embedded EDI solution for Microsoft Great Plains and Blue Moon Industries' enterprise management systems and integration solutions, the Advanced Compliance for Great Plains product streamlines management of the supply chain. With this solution, customers gain better visibility of inventory, improve the daily management of warehouse operations, and gain more efficient access to critical supply chain performance information.

With the solution's built-in seamless integration with Great Plains, Uvex is able to extend the capabilities of Great Plains to deliver EDI and Shipping compliance, charge-back reconciliation processing, and connectivity to the warehouse management system. With a fully integrated system, Uvex is able to obtain complete visibility throughout the supply chain which enables the company to ensure that all distribution processes meet the compliance requirements of their major retail clients.

"Distributors are seeing an increase in the complexity of retail compliance requirements, so it is critical for them to be able to leverage tools which simplify the process and make their business easier to manage and less costly," said Dale Jeffries, President, Radio Beacon Inc. "We're excited to provide customers like Uvex with a tool that not only helps them meet those requirements but also to better manage their entire supply chain."

"Through this exciting partnership between vSync, Blue Moon Industries and Radio Beacon Inc., we have been able to deliver a unique solution that will help customers like Uvex to ensure continual success and growth," said Gary Palardy, President of Blue Moon Industries. "We're thrilled to enable our customers to quickly respond to the changing needs of their retail customers in a cost effective and efficient way."

About Uvex Sports Inc.

Headquartered in Fuerth, Germany with its U.S. distribution center in Cranston, RI, family-owned UVEX Sports, Inc. is the number one selling sport optic in Europe, the world's leading goggle manufacturer and an innovator in helmets for ski, snowboard, bike and motocross. The company became world renowned in the 1950s when it pioneered ultraviolet (UV) protection. Today, Uvex's safety and sports divisions employ more than 1,300 people worldwide, with distribution in Europe, the United States, Asia and Australia. Thanks to groundbreaking advances in synthetic lens coating and processing, UVEX provides the latest in optical safety, comfort and design to professional and amateur athletes of all types throughout the world. For more information about UVEX and its line of products, visit www.uvexsports.com.

About Radio Beacon Inc.

Radio Beacon is a developer of warehouse management software that adapts with the growing business needs of third party logistics providers, manufacturers and distributors. RADIO BEACON is the safe WMS choice, extending our customers' accounting systems from companies like Microsoft, Best, and SAP to produce high-performance supply chain solutions that deliver accurate and compliant shipments, while improving operational procedures and reducing costs. Radio Beacon's warehouse management software integrates seamlessly with barcode, RFID and material handling technology. Radio Beacon WMS is distributed locally through global partners. For more information, visit www.radiobeacon.com.

About vSync

vSync provides EDI and Shipping Compliance solutions for the small to mid-sized market. vSync's EDI and Shipping solutions are embedded into Great Plains to offer the tightest level of integration and provide a flexible solution to manage the dynamics of compliance. Our embedded solutions for trading partner compliance extend the capabilities of Great Plains and extend integration to other leading supply chain solutions for Microsoft Great Plains.

About Blue Moon Industries

Blue Moon Industries is an award-winning services provider dedicated to helping businesses define, implement and support information systems to meet their strategic goals. To learn more about Blue Moon visit http://www.bluemoonind.com/.

Contact Information

  • High Road Communications for Radio Beacon Inc.
    Evelyn Mason
    (416) 368-8348 ext. 224
    emason@highroad.com