207 – How Automation Can Improve Your Order Picking Process


September 20, 2017 12:40 pm - 1:30 pm

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207 How Automation Can Improve Your Order Picking Process

Order picking is one of the costliest, labor-intensive processes in the distribution center. Automating the order picking/pick ticket process can reap big benefits. What’s next in warehouse automation for order picking? This session will go through the evolution of order picking and the pros and cons of the trends. We’ll cover topics on ▪ PTL ▪ Voice Pick ▪ Zoning – Process – Placement ▪ Delivery Technology ▪ Shuttles ▪ Mini-loads ▪ Carousels ▪ Kiva ▪ Perfect Pick ▪ Final Mile Automation ▪ Automating the Pick ▪  Stationary Robotic Picking. If you are still picking the “old-fashioned” way, this session is a must to attend.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Applications that are best for certain volumes, products and throughput goals
  • Understand the diverse types of order picking automation and the benefits of each
  • Pros and cons of distinct types of order picking automation
  • Future trends

Presenter: Jeff Hedges, President, OPEX Warehouse Automation