Goods to person is a modern approach to order fulfillment that integrates automated storage with precise, ergonomic picking operations. Stored items are delivered to the operator as needed for picking, reducing, or eliminating time spent traveling.
Goods-to-person systems can vary by complexity and size. Goods-to-person systems can leverage robotics, conveyance, vision, or material handling and sorting solutions to transfer products to employees for receiving, picking, or packing. From receiving inventory and decanting items into trays or bins, moving items into storage, and picking stored items for packing and shipping these systems can yield an excellent boost in a distribution center’s efficiency and accuracy, including:
As consumer demand continues to grow, it’s essential for warehouses to implement clear efficiencies in picking processes. Reducing the time employees spend looking for items is a massive opportunity for boosting productivity and reducing time to ship. Automating or optimizing storage and picking processes can help a company become more competitive and support growing demand.
Goods-to-person systems can also increase accuracy in order fulfillment, as they are more precise than manual methods and can incorporate end-to-end item tracking, meaning no misplaced or mishandled products.
JR Automation is the leading automation integrator to help you plan, design, build, install, and support your goods-to-person solutions. We are one of the top integrators in North America with our robotics and material handling equipment expertise. Our experienced team can help you optimize your distribution space and processes with automated solutions tailored to your needs. Whether it's warehouse picking solutions or storage solutions, we have the expertise to help you achieve your goals.