Empik partners with PSIwms to enhance its logistics systems

PSI Polska has just signed a contract for the roll-out of PSIwms (warehouse management system) across the Empik chain – Poland’s leading distributor of culture and entertainment products.

Source: Empik

Empik is the biggest and highly recognized distribution network of goods of culture, science and the entertainment on the Polish market. For 70 years Empik has been a well-established element of the cultural landscape of Poland. In 245 stores in Poland, Empik offers a unique mix of products like tens of thousands of books, music CD's, movies, multimedia games, international press, educational toys, board games, art&craft and stationery products and also tickets for different events. Empik is also one of the largest online stores in Poland with an offer of 1.6 million products from various categories.

For many years now, Empik has consistently delivered its growth strategy also through implementation of innovative offline, online and mobile technologies. Premium customer service quality and efficient logistics are the cornerstones of the Company’s growth strategy and the key to its successful delivery.

- Dynamic increase in sales and the rollout of omnichannel solutions have prompted us to look for a powerful logistics support tool - said Wiesław Majewski, Empik’s Management Board Member responsible for logistics. - It is a perfect fit for a large-scale company with bright business growth prospects such as ours - stressed Wiesław Majewski.

Having examined the proposals and consulted the suppliers of warehouse management solutions, Empik decided to sign the contract with PSI Polska. PSIwms will support dynamic growth in retail sales in Empik chain stores and its online channel.

- PSIwms, which comes with a Smart Move technology, is a state-of-the-art warehouse management system which enables the user to define and automate clear-cut warehouse processes. The system is highly configurable to meet the company’s needs in keeping with growing sales volumes - said Piotr Picyk, PSI’s Sales Director.

PSIwms is designed to support processes across all three key sales channels: e-commerce, retail and B2B. The system offered by PSI will optimise Empik’s logistics by boosting performance, reducing order lead times, and streamlining resource planning, thereby enhancing Empik’s supply chain efficiency.

The contract was signed in December 2017 and the project is to be phased in over two years.
For more information on PSI’s logistics solutions, go to: PSIwms