Baptist Health South Florida wanted to improve manual
processes in their central distribution center, but they didn’t
want to replace their inventory system with a new WMS.
Instead, they installed the Lucas Mobile Work Execution system.
Lucas slashed travel in the piece-picking area (LUM) of the
DC, leading to a 100% improvement in picking rates. Managers
now have better visibility into operations, and employees have
easy to use voice-directed picking, put away, replenishment,
cross-dock, and cycle counting processes. DC efficiency has
increased, inventory and shipping accuracy has improved, and
hospital deliveries arrive earlier.
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system, he adds. Companies using warehouse execution systems (WES), which
connect disparate warehouse systems and
functions in one platform, may benefit from such advances. Webb cites the
order-release and picking processes as
“As order releases are optimized based
on a set of rules, the picking agent [soft-ware] will optimize based on its own set
Wohlwend agrees that advanced software and modeling techniques are making it easier to help customers plan for
variations in demand—especially as organizations implement later order-cutoff
times and faster delivery options.