The SI system provides software, which increases profitability, accuracy, and productivity via the optimization of distribution operations. It allows companies to maximize efficiency for all the distribution center’s picking systems. It does this via real-time analysis of the storage and system for picking up in the building. It also determines each product’s proper technology and its optimal placing that will ensure the greatest productivity and efficiency.
The system decreases walk time, eliminates bottlenecks, allows for increased labor effectiveness, and creates flexibility in operations and increases throughput. The slotting strategy reduces up to 50% of walk time, translating into increased savings on labor.
DC Xcellerator is not only operated by a warehouse management system (Laudon &. Carol 46). The system requires. the product information, the characteristics of the order, and the system for storage and picking available in the company building. A list is then generated that shows the moves to be made for slot products to reach the peak efficiency. A major advantage of the program is the minimal capital investment and dedication from the staff at the IT department.
In Jennifer’s system, once the determination of the voice system was made, the company elected to use Motorola MC3090. The terminals are strapped on as belt packs connected to a headset during voice operations, while also scanning bar codes and carrying out applications on the screen.
Products are moved to carts from shelving and flow racks. There are about 20 totes in the carts that are utilized for the gathering of particular orders. The workers are guided to the specific location that the product is stored by the Jennifer system. The worker then communicates a check digit in order to confirm that this is the right location. The Jennifer system then advances the worker on the number of items to be picked and their specific loading tote position on the cart. This ensures picking accuracy that is accurate.