Southern Wine & Spirits Shakopee, MN

Order Waving Case Study

Business Objectives

  • Expand operations to better serve a growing client base
  • Improve order accuracy for better customer service
  • Increase system efficiencies and order throughput
  • Gain better visibility of orders and inventory
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Beverage distributor achieves 62% increase in daily shipments

Southern Wine & Spirits of America is the largest wine and spirits distributor in the United States with operations in 35 states. Southern Wine & Spirits turned to Bastian Solutions for their newest distribution center in Shakopee, MN to improve picking operations and throughput.

 

Key Technologies

  • Exacta 6.0 Warehouse Control System
    • Order waving
    • Automated order routing
    • Exception handling
  • Voice directed picking devices in split case modules
  • High-speed merge
  • Hytrol Pro-Sort SC pivoting wheel sorter
  • Trailer loading conveyor
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Conveyor merge POint

 

See the results

62% increase in orders shipped each day


Exacta software provides complete visibility of orders throughout the system


Increased system efficiency and order accuracy has improved customer service

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HMI Station

 

Photos of our solution

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