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Vanderlande has recently launched HOMEPICK, a solution that facilitates the fast and efficient processing of online grocery orders. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for online groceries has increased with a more diversified group of consumers discovering such services. At its core, HOMEPICK is based on a goods-to-person picking solution that makes use of ADAPTO, Vanderlande’s 3D, shuttle-based automated storage and retrieval system. By using ADAPTO and modular workstations, HOMEPICK’s scalability makes it future-proof. The sequenced flows of orders ensure the right order per delivery route and maximum delivery performance.
HOMEPICK guarantees a high picking efficiency, shorter lead times and higher accuracy. It also supports an omni-channel approach and can match any desired growth strategy.
“The drive towards automation has been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, as the demand for online groceries has soared and the overdependence on labour has become more evident,” said Terry Verkuijlen, Executive Vice President Warehousing and Parcel at Vanderlande. “Many food retailers are redefining their strategies for online groceries, and in such an environment, HOMEPICK is the ideal choice to improve their operational performance. In addition, HOMEPICK not only showcases Vanderlande’s capabilities as an innovator, but also how we listen to the market, and seek to further enhance our offering in close partnership with our customers.”
Vanderlande is the global market leader for value-added logistic process automation at airports, and in the parcel market. The company is also a leading supplier of process automation solutions for warehouses. Vanderlande’s baggage handling systems are capable of moving over 4 billion pieces of baggage around the world per year. Its systems are active in 600 airports including 12 of the world’s top 20. More than 48 million parcels are sorted by its systems every day, which have been installed for the world’s leading parcel companies. In addition, many of the largest global e-commerce players and distribution firms have confidence in Vanderlande’s efficient and reliable solutions.
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