Dematic has won Wesfarmers Industry & Safety (WIS) Service Provider of the Year Award the group’s recent Supplier of the Year Award in Sydney.

Dematic’s real time logistics solution for WIS includes upgrading more than 100 warehouses and regional distribution centres from paper-based operations to fully integrated paperless systems including barcoded RF solutions, wireless LANs, RF terminals and associated printing and labelling systems.

The award was accepted by Nathan Taylor, general manager, Dematic Real Time Logistics.

“The significance of this award to Dematic is that we were not only compared against other materials handling and logistics IT suppliers; we were compared to all of WIS’ providers, from transport to stationery to labour hire and the likes, and that makes receiving the award all that much more gratifying,” he said.

“Engaging key customers and suppliers in broader, deeper and stronger partnerships is fundamental to our mutual success.”

The other two finalists in the Outstanding Service Provider category were Crown Commercial Training and Personnel Links.

In presenting the award, WIS noted: “Dematic were integral to the wireless warehouse rollout providing outstanding service levels. Dematic assisted the business with a significant issue, and working with the WIS IT support team, were able to find a resolution. The Dematic team are professional and go above and beyond the call.”