Grocery Coop Goes to Voice Warehouse Picking
Product DetailsAssociated Wholesale Grocers (AWG), the second largest grocery cooperative in the nation, has implemented a voice-directed distribution system, an integrated software and hardware solution, in its 1,000,000 square-foot Kansas City, Kan. facility, replacing both paper pick lists and hand-held scanning terminals in its case-picking operations. AWG said that despite the precision of scanners, accuracy results with voice are at least equivalent, and frequently better, with error rates dropping 25 percent following the installation.
'AWG has always used technology to improve its operations and provide better service to our retail customers,' 'We're very pleased with the results from Vocollect's voice solution.
'Previously, we went from paper to bar code scanners to increase ...