Executive Briefings

Voice-Directed Work in Distribution

Voice technology in the distribution process has gone from exception a decade ago to routine today, says Jim Butler, senior vice president of TransTech Consulting, and case picking has been one of the greatest success stories. With voice, productivity increases of 15 percent are the norm and accuracy tops 99 percent. And now, there are few areas in distribution where voice isn't playing a part. [Run Time (Min.): 9:16]

Voice technology in the distribution process has gone from exception a decade ago to routine today, says Jim Butler, senior vice president of TransTech Consulting, and case picking has been one of the greatest success stories. With voice, productivity increases of 15 percent are the norm and accuracy tops 99 percent. And now, there are few areas in distribution where voice isn't playing a part. [Run Time (Min.): 9:16]