Keller Kitchen switched to the new system, supplied and implemented by Pcdata with great success. The picking area was placed where the necessary parts were collected according to the Pick-to-Light principles. The required data were retrieved from the ERP system of the kitchen manufacturer, and the system fulfilled a volume calculation and determines how many and which type of boxes are required for the orders. Parts are picked on the basis of the route sequence. The shipping label that is printed automatically by the system is scanned, after which the displays in the first zone light up. The new system drastically improved Keller’s daily operation. Delivery reliability and productivity have increased sharply; Keller minimalized the inventory differences and staff is now flexibly deployed.
Pcdata’s Pick-to-Light system is intuitive and easy to learn. New people are incorporated within half an hour. Possible capacity constraints are then easier to absorb and the manufacturer is able to offer its employees more variety in work.
Pcdata USA pick-to-light systems are part of a lean processes, offering shorter throughput times, fewer errors, significant cost savings; additionally the result is increased customer satisfaction, a faster ability to supply products, and process transparency. Traditional picking methods are one of highest expenses when operating a warehouse. Pcdata USA lowers that cost through leading edge Pick-to-Light systems. Pcdata USA, a global logistics systems leader for supply chain automation, has more than six hundred systems successfully installed in more than thirty countries worldwide, and offers affordable customized and out-of-the-box solutions.
Pcdata USA (www.pcdatausa.com) provides a different type of Pick to Light because unlike expensive picking solutions that require lengthy implementations, PickStar, PickCart and Distrib XE are quick one-day installations. Follow Pcdata USA on Twitter @pcdatausa.