WMS boosts productivity
25 January 2013
SSI Schaefer has installed a new warehouse management system with voice picking technology for wholesaler, UNIFIX SWG. It has reduced errors and improved quality of work and productivity. SSI Schaefer transferred th
SSI Schaefer transferred the UNIFIX storage and distribution warehouse in Terlano from a manual to a partially automated system. A WAMAS warehouse management system was installed and the warehouse reorganised to match the picking stations connected to the conveyor system.
Products are registered at the goods-in department in order to send information to the ERP system.Voice picking technology is used in picking stations with dynamic staging, which are organised and driven by the system. The WAMAS is responsible for the routing of conveyor paths until products in the goodsout department are stored in a buffer (automated smallparts warehouse).