Over the last couple of years, the relationship between warehouses and end consumers has drastically changed due to the increase in online shopping. As a result, visibility into what’s going on inside the warehouse — where, when and how — is more critical than ever.
Challenge: An e-commerce retailer was planning to build a facility around automated technology, and the operation required a flexible and scalable picking solution that could accommodate a highly diverse inventory of materials. The company also had strict fulfillment and shipping deadlines that depended upon high order accuracy.
Locus Robotics solution deploys robots that team members work with instead of follow. By dividing the work amongst LocusBots and employees Dick's Sporting Goods increases worker satisfaction, engagement, productivity, and order accuracy.