WCS Automation Case Study

Business Objectives

  • Increase order fulfillment volume 
  • Improve customer delivery times 
  • Reduce order picking errors 
  • Eliminate paper-based picking 
  • Reduce operator travel time to each pick 
  • Modular system capable of future growth 

E-tailer increases daily order fulfillment more than 200%

Monoprice, an e-tailer of electronics, needed to improve order fulfillment volume to better serve its growing number of online customers.

An automated material handling system was installed to help Monoprice increase daily throughput from roughly 300 orders per hour up to 1,000 orders per hour.


Key Technologies

  • 24VDC Hytrol E24EZ ZPA conveyor 
  • Exacta warehouse control system (WCS) 
  • E24 timing belt diverts 
  • Voice picking hardware/software 
  • Intralox activated roller top conveyor 
  • Hytrol narrow belt Model MRT sorter 
  • Avery-Weightronix checkweigher 
  • Flexible, extendible ZPA loading dock conveyor 

e-Fulfillment Container


See the results

200% increase in daily order fulfillment volume 

Replaced paper-based picking with voice picking, greatly reducing picking errors 

Faster order fulfillment times allow for delivery within 24 hours

Energy-efficient conveyor reduced operating costs and provided a quieter working environment


Spur Conveyor


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