Open Sky Group

  1 866.359.4437
Partner Tier: Gold
  https://www.openskygroup.com

Open Sky Group, global specialists in the Blue Yonder supply chain platform, offers a unique methodology of disciplined agility and no modifications approach that enables rapid implementation and upgrade of Warehouse Management, Warehouse Labor Management, Workforce Management and Transportation Management (JDA WMS, WLM, WFM and TMS) that translates into lower risk and faster ROI for clients. Team members average 18 years of supply chain experience and 15 with the Blue Yonder platform. A Blue Yonder gold implementation partner and reseller of WMS, WFM, WLM and TMS, Open Sky Group has successfully completed over 700 projects since 2006.. Other offerings include Enhanced Client Billing for 3PLs, Activity-Based Costing, Managed Hosting and Managed Support Services for Blue Yonder (formerly JDA, RedPrairie) WMS.

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1501 Lakestone Village Lane Suite 207
Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina 27526-4449 United States
Phone: 1 866.359.4437

 

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Whether you are rolling out existing software to additional facilities or implementing a brand new system for one or more locations, timing and costs can mean everything. Open Sky Group's methodology of disciplined agility and no modifications approach reduces your risk, saves you money and streamlines your future upgrade path. Open Sky Group's team members average over 15 years of Blue Yonder experience and 18 years of operations experience. Our commitment to leveraging software to its fullest means you get the full power and benefits of the newest versions of Blue Yonder Warehouse Management, Warehouse Labor Management, Workforce and Transportation Management.

Open Sky Group has upgraded over thirty sites with the newest versions of Blue Yonder Warehouse Management in the past two years alone (and ten sites for Blue Yonder Warehouse Labor Management). While it might seem like a daunting process, sometimes the unknown is the worst. Let Open Sky Group help you examine your current version, compare it to the newest and then we'll be able to give you an idea of the time and effort it might take to get your system upgraded. We call this a WMS Upgrade Assessment. When the Assessment is complete, you’ll have a blueprint outlining the costs, effort and benefits of upgrading.

Open Sky Group provides managed support services for Blue Yonder Warehouse Management Systems; support that is supplemental to Blue Yonder Support. We work with you and Blue Yonder to make sure your needs are met to your satisfaction. Open Sky Group’s managed support services for Blue Yonder WMS are driven by responsive and experienced analysts who are there to help you get the most from your support dollars. We strive to resolve issues quickly and ultimately have your system experience less downtime by fixing the root cause of issues, not just the immediate challenges at hand.

 

Videos

 

Critical Elements of WMS and Labor Implementations

Critical Elements of WMS and Labor Implementations

WMS and Labor implementation can be overwhelming - even if you've been part of them before. This session is for anyone who is starting a search for WMS or Labor or already has systems selected and wants to make sure they're going in to the implementation with a good project strategy and approach. How do you define success? How do you set reasonable expectations? Do you know how to set and achieve the proper timeline? In this dynamic session, discover the critical elements of implementing WMS and Labor software from setting ground rules and addressing change management to selecting the right team members and setting and achieving your timeline.

Change Management - Open Sky Group

Change Management - Open Sky Group

Change management - what do you need to know when it comes to supply chain software implementations? Join Open Sky Group and Let's Talk Supply Chain as we discuss our approach to change management.

How well do you know your software partner?

How well do you know your software partner?

In our last video, Jeremy took us on a journey to discover the meaning of change management, why it is important to any successful implementation and the top 3 things we should focus on. In part 2, we are going to chat about implementations and the importance of knowing your software partner. How well you know your software partner will define every aspect, from start to finish on whether your new technology will do what it is supposed to do 100% of the time.

What do you Mean No Modifications?

What do you Mean No Modifications?

Open Sky Group is known for a No Modifications approach to implementation projects, but what does that mean? We sat down with Let's Talk Supply Chain's Sarah Barnes-Humphrey to outline what a modification is - and how to avoid them in supply chain technology implementations.

The Importance of User Training

The Importance of User Training

When introducing new technology to your business, there is bound to be objections, questions, resistance and learning curves. The best solution to these is training. What are the things you need to look for in a good training program - and what should you get from it?

Go-Live Preparation - Its in the Little Details - Open Sky Group

Go-Live Preparation - Its in the Little Details - Open Sky Group

In Open Sky Group's final video in Let's Talk Supply Chain's video series, Jeremy and Sarah discuss the importance of paying attention to the little details before going live and the top three ways your software provider will work for you to help future proof the new technology.