Challenge: A global energy technologies company needed a digital supply chain that could support its aggressive growth and innovation goals. Key challenges included managing seasonality, improving lead times, optimizing inventory and linking operational and long-range plans. The company also wanted to boost customer service and accelerate new product introductions.
Coastal Pet Products Inc. is a manufacturer and distributor of pet restraints and products in North America. After the company recently transitioned to e-commerce, they needed a way to ensure picking accuracy and productivity, whether shipping direct to a consumer, store or distributor. When use of traditional paper-based picking methods in their DC became increasingly unreliable, operations managers switched to Honeywell Voice to better optimize the company’s DC picking. Voice-directed workflows drastically reduced training times, enabled productivity improvements, and increased picking accuracy to 99.8% — all while giving workers the safety and performance advantages of hands-free, eyes-free workflows.
Patterson Logistics has 14 legacy fulfillment centers that fulfill orders for dental and veterinary clinics, handling a daily average of 25,000 on-demand orders. They needed a solution that could grow with their needs and be implemented in all of their facilities, which required direct integration with an SAP extended warehouse management (EWM) system. As a certified SAP solution, Honeywell Voice met Patterson’s diverse requirements without the need for middleware. After the seamless migration to the SAP EWM system, Honeywell Voice replaced Patterson’s previous cumbersome training and picking processes. Watch now to see how their training process went from weeks to just hours — while delivering improvement accuracy and productivity rates.
Raleigh Bicycles is Britain’s leading distributor of bicycles and accessories, distributing to retail outlets throughout the U.K. After years of running their warehouse using a paper-based system, they knew it was time to make a change. Honeywell Voice delivered accuracy improvements up to 99.9% while driving productivity, enabling real-time stock control, and reducing training times. Hear from their operations director, IT leader and distribution manager about how Honeywell Voice solutions have transformed their operations.
Located in upstate New York, Saratoga Eagle is primarily an Anheuser-Busch wholesaler that serves over 200 partners. With rising diesel fuel and labor costs cutting into their profit margins, they were looking for ways to run their operations more efficiently and decrease costs. Moving into a new facility provided an opportunity to implement Honeywell Voice and create consistency among their picking processes. Even though the implementation took place during their busiest time of the year, they were able to increase accuracy, reduce training times, and grow their bottom line.