Dematic, an intralogistics solutions provider, recently announced the commercial availability of its micro-fulfillment solution, designed to help retailers across industries address increased consumer demand for rapid online order fulfillment in a small footprint. The solution allows customers with high throughput requirements to maximize space with ecommerce ordering, advancing their omni-channel distribution strategy with one-hour fulfillment.
The Dematic Micro-Fulfillment solution is a combination of automated technology and proprietary Dematic iQ software. The software enables customers to retain control of their data while providing integration with other inventory management, warehouse and ERP systems so that all stores, distribution centers and corporate offices are networked on the same platform.
With the ability build and install in as little as 12 weeks, the Dematic Micro-Fulfillment solution is designed to be implemented close to the end consumer and is configured to fit into footprints as small as 10,000 square feet. Such close proximity enables retailers to better utilize and maximize space while making one-hour fulfillment possible.
Dematic’s highly configurable system can accommodate the Stock Keeping Unit capacity and order volume required by today’s grocers and wholesalers, but it also has application for auto parts, consumer electronics, sporting goods, apparel, industrial supplies and department stores that are re-purposing retail store space.The Dematic Micro-Fulfillment solution will address supply chain and distribution challenges now inherent to grocers as well as retailers of all sizes and across markets.
Dematic is a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. Dematic employs over 7,000 skilled logistics professionals to serve its customers globally, with engineering centers and manufacturing facilities located around the world. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Dematic is a member of KION Group, a global leader in industrial trucks, related services and supply chain solutions. Dematic has implemented more than 6,000 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.
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