204 – PEER-TO-PEER Conveyor-Based Picking or Cart-Based Picking? 


September 19, 2017 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm

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DC Efficiencies

Which system is best? Our answer may surprise you. As the industry is moving towards automation, Quality Bicycle Parts made the decision to go from conveyor-based picking to cart-based picking! There are pros and cons for each system which we will explore. And then I’ll discuss when it makes sense to use which system. I will also share the metrics that we used to make our decision and the results of our changes.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Differences between picking systems
  • Metrics used under each system
  • When to use which system
Kimberly Brown