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enVista Provides Warehouse Technology to Vincennes University

Teams with VU LTEC to provide supply chain technology education and training to students and professionals

Indianapolis; May 14, 2014—enVista, a leading supply chain consulting and IT services firm, announced today that Vincennes University Logistics Training and Education Center (VU LTEC) selected enVista to implement state-of-the-art supply chain and technology solutions at the university’s 40,000 square foot facility in Plainfield, IN. enVista was selected based on both its deep supply chain expertise and the company’s ability to respond quickly to the university’s needs. As part of this partnership, enVista will make an in-kind donation of a portion of its services. Additionally, enVista will provide deep price discounts on hardware technology for the facility. VU LTEC’s partnership with enVista allows the educational center to attain the necessary infrastructure and optimal processes to fully support a self-sufficient shipping operation.

enVista will develop, install, and train users on several warehouse technology solutions. Specific enhancements will include the integration of RF scanning devices, the installation of Pick-to-Light and Voice Picking Systems for order fulfillment, and the implementation of Microsoft Dynamics AX® 2012 Advanced Warehouse Management System (Dynamics AX). Dynamics AX will enable improved productivity, accuracy and visibility into warehouse operations. The solution also automates inbound, warehouse and outbound logistical processes where the focus is on the physical movement of goods.

VU LTEC Director of Logistics James Dolan said, "Our goal is to produce a trained, educated and certified workforce. If there is a new technology or process in the logistics industry, we want our students to have the opportunity to learn it firsthand. enVista is enabling us to provide our students hands-on experience with today’s advanced supply chain and information technology. I look forward to our continued partnership."

Bruce Eicher, Senior Managing Partner at enVista, said, "We are excited to partner with VU LTEC to enhance the university’s supply chain and logistics training programs and to share our supply chain knowledge with young professionals in our own community. enVista is proud to invest in the future of the logistics workforce by partnering with Vincennes University."

About Vincennes University Logistics Training and Education Center

VU LTEC’s mission is to develop and deliver industry-approved education and training programs that meet the ever-increasing demands of employers in the logistics industry. VU LTEC is dedicated to providing high-quality training through a blended learning environment, encompassing classroom, online and hands-on instruction that will enable VU LTEC students to graduate with certifications, degrees and real-world experience.
www.vulogistics.com

About enVista

enVista is a leading supply chain consulting and IT services firm, delivering innovative solutions that improve profitability, enhance customer service and reduce waste from source to consumption. enVista’s unrivaled consulting experience, deep vertical industry expertise and comprehensive solutions portfolio, enable clients to leverage one strategic partner that consults, implements and operates across Supply Chain, Transportation, Retail, IT and ERP.
www.envistacorp.com

For more information about enVista, please call 877-684-7700 or contact info@envistacorp.com.

PRESS CONTACT: Jessica Kruse, (317) 208-9100 x322, jkruse@envistacorp.com