Choosing which technology should be applied to your warehouse can be a challenge because the quoted performance of any system is dependent upon many specific factors. KMH assists you in successfully applying warehouse technology that improves accuracy, business performance and ultimately profit. The ultimate objective when implementing new technology is to reach your financial and production goals. Our team will help you choose which technology works best for your company.
Common successful techniques that increase productivity in material handling are wireless technology, voice directed picking, pick-to-light, RFID and slotting. These solutions have been widely adopted in fulfillment operations with varying degrees of success.
Some of the ways KMH can help increase your ROI:
Faster order processing time with increased accuracy. A display indicates the quantity to be picked and the picker confirms the completion by pressing a pick-complete button adjacent to the light on the display.
Increase warehouse efficiency by reducing labor and logistic costs by broadcasting a signal with information about the product they are attached to and about the location of the product in the warehouse. RFID offers better control and management of your inventory.
Voice Directed Picking
Helping associates work hands free, eliminate distractions from having to use a computer or paper picking list, people can speak a location and product code to confirm he or she is picking from the correct location. Using voice technology incorrect picking and other errors can be reduced by 80 percent or more.
Correct slotting maximizes space, and ensures items are placed in properly sized locations. The issue of slotting affects the two largest labor costs: picking and replenishment. Usually 20% of active products account for 80% of all picking activity. These top-moving products should be located in the most ergonomic locations and in storage equipment that has been optimally sized. The return on investment for slotting is typically less than one year.