Order picking, also known as order fulfilment is the process of removing products from storage in order to meet a specific customer demand. Processing customer orders quickly and accurately has a direct impact on customer satisfaction. Automated order picking systems can:
Selecting the best order picking system for your business depends on the characteristics of your operation and products. Volume, item velocity and value added services are just a few of the factors. Whether you are handling individual items, full cases, or pallets also impacts that decision. We have broad experience designing and implementing order picking systems for companies including PLUS Retail, Plieger, Amazon, Casaventa, Euroshoe, Corporate Express, Micarna, Argos, Game Stores, Arrow Electronics, TVH Forklift Parts and NIKE.
Our goods-to-man based Compact Picking System (CPS) is an ideal concept for slow-moving products in retail and wholesale distribution centres.
Zone Picking is a man-to-goods order picking concept which can be used for a wide range of applications.
The Automated Case Picking (ACP) system enables fully automated order picking of a wide variety of products.
Traditionally pallets are stored in pallet racks, pallet flow racks or block stacking and picked by forklift trucks.
Batch picking (multi-order picking) is characterised by combining product demand from multiple orders into one pick instruction.
Automated Tote Picking can significantly lower your costs and improve store friendly delivery.
Integrated order picking / order fulfillment systems contain pallets, cases as well as items.