Express/Small Shipments
A-Frame Order Fulfillment Reduces Labor by 84% with 8-Month ROI

Challenge: Split-case order-picking application needing to dramatically reduce their labor, increase order accuracy and extend order cut-off time within a 12-month return on investment.

Solution: A thorough data analysis leads to selecting an automated Dispen-SI-matic A-Frame pick-to-tote solution. Their very fast inventory accounted for under 15% of their total SKUs, but accounted for close to 50% of their total daily picks. The A-Frame dispenses up to 4,200 orders an hour (5 items per second) with zero picking labor.

Results: By focusing on the fastest and most labor-intensive SKUs in their facility, the organization was able to reduce labor from 173 operators to 28… an 84% reduction. The ROI (return on investment) was under 8-months based on labor savings alone. The floor space savings, accuracy gains order cut-off time extension was not calculated into the 8 month payback.

About the Solution Provider: SI Systems has been providing high speed automated order fulfillment, distribution center, and warehouse systems for over 50 years. Systems include WES, WMS and WCS software, dispensing A-Frames, pick-to-light, carousels, VLMs, towline conveyor, AGC, AGV, slotting and integration services.

Web: www.sihs.com

Email: info@sihs.com

Phone: 800-523-9464

Solution: A thorough data analysis leads to selecting an automated Dispen-SI-matic A-Frame pick-to-tote solution. Their very fast inventory accounted for under 15% of their total SKUs, but accounted for close to 50% of their total daily picks. The A-Frame dispenses up to 4,200 orders an hour (5 items per second) with zero picking labor.

Results: By focusing on the fastest and most labor-intensive SKUs in their facility, the organization was able to reduce labor from 173 operators to 28… an 84% reduction. The ROI (return on investment) was under 8-months based on labor savings alone. The floor space savings, accuracy gains order cut-off time extension was not calculated into the 8 month payback.

About the Solution Provider: SI Systems has been providing high speed automated order fulfillment, distribution center, and warehouse systems for over 50 years. Systems include WES, WMS and WCS software, dispensing A-Frames, pick-to-light, carousels, VLMs, towline conveyor, AGC, AGV, slotting and integration services.

Web: www.sihs.com

Email: info@sihs.com

Phone: 800-523-9464