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Robotic Order Fulfillment

Robotic distribution and fulfillment systems are predicted to increase in popularity in the next 4-5 years. This means that food, beverage, and consumer goods distributors as well as other storage warehouses would find it beneficial to explore using robotics to stay competitive.

robotic order fulfillment

Improvements and innovations in robotic automation solutions such as an increasing number of robot model variations, 2D & 3D vision for robot guidance and product inspection, and parametrically driven control software have given rise to flexible, cost effective, high Return on Investment automation in the distribution work space.

Where distributors and warehouse operators will see improvements through the addition of robotics:

  • easier to scale capacity up and down for high and low demand times
  • increase process reliability and decrease required floor space
  • increase employee safety by removing dangers of repetitive motion and lifting injuries
  • speed up operations, maximize order fulfillment efficiency
  • eliminate human error increasing accuracy

Beverage Distribution Facility, Robotic Order Fullfilment – Simulation

Robotic Order Fulfillment

A Robotic Order Fulfillment System Delivers:

  • Improved accuracy in product selection
  • Fewer customer returns and refunds due to picking errors
  • Flexibility to change orders on the fly
  • Better shipped load integrity and happier customers
  • Centralized data entry and integration with ERP system
  • Less damage in packaging – better quality retail-ready pallets
  • Improved customer order fulfillment accuracy and satisfaction
  • Improved bottom line of your distribution facility