We Focus on Customer Success

Distribution Technologies, established in 2016, trading as DSS, identified the need to provide solutions for warehousing processes and inventory management in a simple and economical way, to support our customers who are growing their business to the next level.

Our Team has over 100 years experience in implementing warehousing and logistics solutions that deliver results. Our development team is based in Australia and has expertise in the latest technology and software methodologies to provide a superior solution.

Helpdesk and support is provided locally via our Australian head office.

Our Leadership Team

DSS' leadership team of 5, have a combined 100+ years experience in implementing intra-logistics solutions in ANZ, ASIA and the Middle East. In addition, the 20+ staff members are subject matter experts whose relationships and experience have been developed over the many years of project implementations.

Mike Dowd

Over 30 years experience in sales, design, development and implementation of mechanised and automated intra-logistics solutions including the following technologies, either as a stand-alone or fully integrated solution, starting with entry level system to fully automated “lights-out” implementations.

Typical Customers:

  • United Books Distributors - Victoria (Scoresby)
  • Sony DADC - Large zone routing pick to light system - Approx. 60,000 SKU’s
  • Kellogg’s (Linfox) - Sydney - 22,000 pallet AS/RS - Multi deep format
  • Toll Ipec Qld & Perth parcel distribution centre - High Speed parcel sorting distribution centre
  • Kimberly Clark - NDC 44,000 pallets ASRS and WMS
  • ABC Tissue - NSW - 30,000 pallet AS/RS and WMS

Work History (Brief):

  • Disttech – 4 years
  • Dexion Integrated System and Dexion group - 20 years
  • TNT - 2 years
  • Logan Fenamec 9 years
  • Swisslog - 1 year

Qualification:

Mechanical Trade (fitting and machining) certification, Mechanical Design and Drafting certification

Paul Russell

20 years experience in development and implementation of warehouse control and warehouse management systems including integration of diverse technologies across all levels and complexities of warehousing.

Typical Customers:

  • Farmers (NZ) – Voice picking/put-away, warehouse management, conveyor sorting
  • Sistema (NZ) – AS/RS pallet storage, warehouse management
  • Olam Orchards – AS/RS, warehouse managementt
  • Harper Collins – conveyor routing, pick by light, voice picking
  • Apparel Group - Piece sorting, conveyor touting and warehouse management - (Dubai)

Work History (Brief):

  • Disttech - 4 years
  • Dexion Integrated Systems - Software Product Manager - 15 years
  • Liverpool University (UK) - Lecturer in the department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics. Teaching: Software Engineering, Electromagnetism, Electronics. Research: Optical Sensors, complex signal analysis, artificial intelligence - 14 years

Qualification:

PhD Excess Noise in VMOS Power transistors, BSc(Hons) Applied Physics

Michael Ward

30 years experience in design, development and implementation of manual and automated intralogistics solutions including the following technologies, either as a stand-alone or fully integrated solutions, from entry level WMS’s to highly automated ASRS solutions.

Typical Customers:

  • Sony DADC - NSW - Large zone routing pick to light system - Approx. 60,000 SKU’s
  • Arnott’s (Linfox) - QLD - Automated carton sorting and robotic palletising system
  • Toll Ipec QLD and WA parcel distribution centres - High speed parcel sorting
  • Farmers - NZ - Integrated Storage, picking, and sorting system using Pick to light and Voice technology
  • ST Microelectronics - Malaysia - Tote ASRS with GTP pick stations

Work History (Brief):

  • Disttech - 4 years
  • Dexion Integrated Systems and Dexion group - 16 years
  • Dexion Integrated Systems - Software Product Manager - 15 years
  • Custom Software (AUS) - 9 years

Qualification:

BSc Hons, MSc Computer Science

Dorothy Hernandez

An IT professional with 20 years experience within the warehousing industry, and demonstrated skills in providing training, implementation, and support of warehouse management system solutions and its components.

Customers managed include:

  • Kimberly Clark
  • Linfox
  • Sony
  • NHP
  • Toll Ipec

Work History (Brief):

  • Disttech - 4 years
  • Dexion Integrated Systems and Dexion group - 16 years

Qualification:

BComm Computing & Information Systems

Greg Kerr

30 years experience in Electrical, Electronics and Communications field. Including 18 years within the Materials Handling Industry.

Typical Customers:

  • Kellogg’s (Linfox) - Sydney - 22,000 pallet AS/RS - Multi deep format
  • Arnott’s (Linfox) - Automated carton sorting and robotic palletising system
  • Toll Ipec Qld and Perth parcel distribution centre - High Speed parcel sorting distribution centre
  • Kimberly Clark - NDC 44,000 pallets ASRS and WMS
  • ABC Tissue - NSW - 30,000 pallet AS/RS and WMS

Work History (Brief):

  • Disttech - 4 years
  • Dexion Integrated Systems and Dexion group - 18 years
  • Stowe Australia - 12 years

Qualification:

Electrical Trade, Industrial PLC, Electrical Engineering Associate Diploma