The use of voice picking solutions in the workplace dates back to the early 1980s. Since that time, voice picking solutions have evolved to help businesses achieve higher levels of productivity, efficiency and accuracy in their supply chains.
Despite worldwide adoption — with more than one million daily users — voice picking solutions are still not fully understood in the supply chain industry. This lack of knowledge has limited deployment, resulting in many businesses continuing to rely on paper-based work processes. Many warehouses are still not investing in the technology because of a number of common misconceptions, the most common of which are discussed on the following pages.