Challenge: A global consumer electronics company asked its transportation department to evaluate — and potentially take over — its outsourced operations. The company’s logistics provider had grown complacent, as outdated agreement terms failed to include performance incentives.
Efficient inspection is critical to a variety of functions throughout the automotive industry. Technicians need tools to guide them through a checklist of tasks while allowing them to provide feedback and verification at every step along the way. Honeywell Voice automates these meticulous maintenance and inspection processes to help automotive technicians maintain process rigor and automate record keeping.
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.
Challenge: One of the world’s largest logistics providers was faced with shipping globally sourced drugs from its U.K. distribution centers, and tracking to countries with various regulations was an enormous challenge.
Humans have an intuitive understanding of the movement of objects, and fine motor skills that give them a firm hold on key warehouse operations like packaging and stowing goods. And on jobs that many thought robots would grab.