Fanalca, a Colombian company pioneer in the country’s automotive assembly, chooses Infor CloudSuite ™ WMS to strengthen its growth strategy

    Cerca Technology, a strategic technology partner for companies seeking to optimize their supply chain, announces that the National Bodyworks Factory, Fanalca selected Infor CloudSuite ™ WMS as the software to achieve greater efficiency, ensure the quality of services, optimize resources, process information in real-time, facilitate decision-making, reduce process time and improve the customer experience. The contracted solution is in the cloud, which will allow the company to focus on its business objectives.

    Who is Fanalca

    Leading Colombian company in the automotive sector, with more than 60 years in the market. Its dynamic, modern, and diversified structure is a sign of the rapid adaptation that the company has had to market changes. It has a human team of more than 6,516 employees and a turnover of 235 million dollars.

    The organizational structure of Fanalca is made up of 6 strategic business units (SBU), among which the motorcycles and cars business unit stand out due to the representation that the company has of Honda Motors since 1978. The management of its chain of supply is based on the acquisition of national and imported spare parts, and 2 distribution centers in Yumbo and Bogotá.

    Project news

    Link is the name of the business digital transformation program with which Fanalca will address aspects from analytics, distribution center management, inventory management, integrated demand planning, CRM, and CS-Network.
    Some of the main challenges of the operation are detailed traceability of all movements made in the CD, elimination of decision-making by operational staff, centralized management of all resources and activities carried out in the CD, guaranteeing access to product information, timely information for decision-making, and centralization of the operation.
    The company currently serves the network of clients nationwide, responding to the demand for spare parts and services, from where more than 30,000 units are dispatched daily between (spare parts, batteries, and lubricants) through its logistics network.
    The project will be implemented in the Yumbo distribution center, Valle del Cauca, and will have an integration to the vertical storage solution they currently have.
    The two key factors in choosing Infor CloudSuite ™ WMS were the ability to have a robust solution that grows with the operation and the support of an experienced implementer.

    Fanalca quotes

    “Cerca Technology was selected for being a leading company in the technology tools implementation market, both companies will work on the implementation of Infor CloudSuite ™ WMS in order to improve the management of CeDi, from which the Honda spare parts operation is managed. motorcycles in Colombia, this initiative is part of the Link program that aims to improve the experience and level of service for our customers. ”

    German Guzman, Director of Honda Operations at Fanalca

    Quote from Cerca Technology

    “Fanalca is leading a very important digital transformation process and we are very happy to be part of this project, with the implementation of Infor CloudSuite ™ WMS to manage its processes in the spare parts CeDi. With this implementation, Fanalca will be able to raise the level of logistics development and will be able to capitalize on all commercial opportunities, impacting the level of service ”

    Paola Quiroga, NOLA Commercial Manager at Cerca Technology.