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Item Picking to Conveyor (Zone Routing)

Accurate and Efficient Piece Picking

Voice Item Picking to Conveyor

Applications

  • Person-to-Goods item picking applications
  • Typically for medium-slow moving SKUs
  • For environments with large number of pick faces and/or layouts where pick-to-light-directed picking may not be appropriate

Benefits

  • Maximised picker efficiency
  • Average 120 lines/hour/picker
  • Hands-free picking operation
  • Improved inventory and order accuracy
  • Orders picked directly into totes or shipping containers

Solution Description

  • Dynamically builds clusters in each picking zone
  • Cartons or totes routed to pick zone via conveyor system
  • Operator instructed to pick via Voice-directed picking
  • Voice-directed picking device w/hand scanner
  • Integrated conveyor system

Solution Components

 

Pick-to-Light to Conveyor

Applications

  • High volume item picking
  • Typically for medium-fast moving SKUs
  • Supplements parallel pick with Voice for slower moving SKUs

Benefits

  • Maximised picker efficiency 
  • Up to 600 lines/hour/picker
  • Hands-free item picking operation
  • Improved inventory and order accuracy
  • Minimises packing effort by picking directly to right size shipping container

Solution Description

  • Pick and pass conveyor system routes containers only to zones requiring picks
  • Displays show operator location and quantity of picks
  • Operator acknowledges pick or adjusts pick quantity by pressing button
  • Displays carton type as the first pick location is illuminated
  • Dynamically clusters multiple orders
  • Optional lot number or expiry date capture

Solution Components