S. Abraham & Sons

Automated Picking Case Study

Business Objectives

  • Process/deliver error-free orders within 24 hours of receipt
  • Reduce transportation costs, be closer to customer
  • Synchronization of cooler, freezer, and ambient order line items
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Convenience Store Automated Distribution System

SAS's new Indianapolis facility required 1.5 miles of conveyor, 2 three-level pick modules, 1,600 square feet of returns processing, and over 25,000 square feet in refrigerator and freezer space. Bastian's team also created a custom-designed cigarette sortation area, a simulation study and installed a pick to light system.

SAS System Illustration
 

Key Technologies

 

See the results

Synchronized 20 minute order waves


High throughput, robust material handling system


Improved order accuracy for retail store deliveries


System increased service levels due to more efficient handling logistics

 

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