Apr 8 2014, 6:04am CDT | by PR.com
East Granby, CT, April 08, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Wir Packen’s chose Pcdata Pick to Light for their new distribution center. The German company Wir Packen’s, part of the Cleaver Group founded in 1990, specializes in the delivery of custom-made solutions for numerous companies amongst the most diverse in the industry. The company provides services such as direct marketing, arranging printed material to taking care of complete logistic processes. Theo Bruckmann, branch manager at Wir Packen’s noted, “Due to substantial growth, space became limited in the warehouse. To maintain an efficient operation and enable further growth, we had to go somewhere else.”
Wir Packen’s decided to purchase a completely new system from Pcdata. Bruckmann explained, “The beating heart of the logistic process in the impressive DC is the Pick to Light system of Pcdata. More than 90 percent of the orders are picked and made ready for shipping using this system. It is a highly dependable technique. Our error percentage dropped considerably. We have also noticed that products don’t get damaged and the number of claims has decreased substantially.”
Bruckmann also commented that the speed of the process has improved. Order pickers are now far more productive, which is why they can deliver faster. Any orders placed before four o’clock today will also be delivered today. From this, of course, customer satisfaction will only benefit. Wir Packen’s discovered additional advantages. Pick to Light is also very simple to use. New employees were able to master the system in no time. The company operates with a relatively large workforce (approximately 200 people) of varying flexible workers.
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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. Recently, the Pcdata USA installation versus implementation products, are experiencing huge growth in hundreds of business sectors throughout North America.
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 both out-of-the-box solutions.
Pcdata USA (www.pcdatausa.com) is a different type of Pick to Light because unlike expensive WMS solutions that require lengthy implementations, PickStar and Distrib XE are quick one-day installations. Pcdata USA is a global logistics systems leader for supply chain automation. Pcdata USA offers affordable out-of-the-box warehouse optimization solutions. Follow Pcdata USA on Twitter @pcdatausa.
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