Video: DRAMScan – Revolutionising Cask Management

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Discover DRAMS Scan, the advanced barrel scanning solution designed for spirit maturation environments.

This video demonstrates how DRAMS Scan enhances cask management by automating the tracking and validation of barrel movements with precision. Integrating seamlessly with the core DRAMS application, it ensures accurate, real-time data for improved decision-making and operational efficiency.

See how DRAMS Scan is revolutionising warehouse operations and boosting productivity across operations worldwide.

More about DRAMS Scan

The DRAMS Scan module is a comprehensive barrel scanning solution designed to streamline the capture and validation of cask movements between locations and within warehouses. The system provides greater visibility and control over cask operations while improving the accuracy of cask position data, leading to better informed operational decision making and improved warehouse efficiency.

The DRAMS Scan solution operates on wireless handheld scanner devices and integrates seamlessly with the core DRAMS application, making it an essential tool for ensuring data accuracy and process optimisation in spirit warehouse environments.

Download the DRAMScan Solution Sheet to learn more about streamlining your warehouse management.

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Video Transcript

Meet Fraser. He’s the new warehouse manager at a busy distillery with responsibility for the movements of thousands of casks.

Manually managing processes is proving almost impossible – and prone to costly mistakes. Warehouse workers are always complaining they can’t find a required cask, or handing Fraser batches of scribbled notes of cask movements. He needs to do a full inventory check but it will take weeks and he can’t stop movements in a warehouse for that long.

Fraser knows the solution to his cask management problem lies in a bar coding system…

John is also a warehouse manager, but he recently installed the new integrated DRAMScan module for DRAMS. Now, warehouse workers simply point and click to record cask locations – meaning they can accurately scan thousands of casks per day. All scan details are automatically uploaded into DRAMS via Wifi. For inventory checks the data is compared with the DRAMS system, any exceptions are reported, and the stock system positional data is automatically updated.

DRAMScan ensures accuracy of stock location information, so John is confident he’s making the most of DRAMS’ reports and warehouse management tools. It improves staff utilisation and aids efficient warehouse usage.

Additionally, when stock is selected for a blending operation or removal, the scanners act as safety valves to ensure the correct casks are removed.

Thanks to DRAMScan, John’s team is better employed and costly mistakes are a thing of the past.

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Testimonials

What our
clients say…

Whether your distillery is large or small, near or far, one thing remains the same: our clients love our software and support. But don’t take our word for it; here’s what  they have to say…

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Rab Sorman
I know where every spirit is, how it’s maturing, and how it fits into the bigger picture… this plays a crucial role in future blends
Whisky Stocks and Blending Manager, Glenmorangie
Alistair Paton
It does make such a difference talking to knowledgeable people who have years of experience dealing with our specialised industry and who are always prepared to go the extra mile.
Project Manager, The Tomatin Distillery Co.
Ron Welsh
DRAMS is a great inventory management system. It allows me to quickly analyse the stocks we have and what we can use it for; and allows us to easily allocate to future blends.
Master Blender and Strategic Inventory Manager, Beam Suntory
Christine Leggat
Every piece of spirit that moves within the business is captured within DRAMS.
Stock Controller, Inver House Distillers
John Kerr
The knowledge of DRAMS’ consultants – both of their product and of bulk stock processing as a whole – gave us a solid platform to work from.
Bulk Planner, John Dewar & Sons
Ron Welsh
You need to know exactly what you have and when it becomes of age to put into bottle. For this you require granularity of month by month data.
Master Blender and Strategic Inventory Manager, Beam Suntory
David Jordan
For any warehouse, any floor, rick and level, I can see what stock is there and how much space I have at the push of a button.
Maturing Inventory Manager, Wild Turkey