Auto order picking
12 December 2012
Symbion, one of Australia's leading pharmaceutical wholesalers, is progressively implementing automation to reduce operating costs, improve fulfilment quality and shorten order response times. This includes a goods-to
This includes a goods-to-man picking system from SSI Schaefer at its distribution centre in Perth. The system consists of six Schaefer Carousel Systems (SCS) serving two high productivity pick-to-tote workstations. As orders are released into the system for picking, order totes are routed via conveyor to the two goods-to-man pickstations which each handle seven orders at a time.
The SKUs required to fulfil the orders are automatically retrieved from the carousels and delivered to the pickstations as required. Software by SSI Schaefer manages the entire goods-to-man picking system.