What is Pick and Pack Warehousing?
One of the most common and useful applications for robotic automation is picking and placing in warehouse sectors. After all, the need to sort and move materials, parts, and products is a constant variable in supply chain operations.
Fortunately, the process of pick and pack warehousing has never been more efficient, with AI and robotics systems revolutionizing the way warehouses work. Yet, despite these advances, many fulfillment or distribution warehouses are still reliant on traditional, manual processes to complete parts of their picking and packing systems. These warehouses stand to gain the most by robotically automating some or all of their operations.
What technologies improve this type of warehousing, though? In order for the cost of eCommerce to consistently be reduced and aspects of operations to routinely improve, automation comes in as a reliable solution.
Benefits of Pick and Pack Warehousing
There are many benefits that pick and pack warehousing can provide through technology like automated fulfillment and robotic picking and sorting systems.
Shipments can arrive at their intended destinations sooner than expected when warehousing uses organized and well-managed parcel handling and sorting techniques. Since shipments are delivered faster– and fulfilled more accurately – customer satisfaction improves alongside it. These improvements are largely made possible by automated systems that can streamline packing and parcel sorting while leveraging advanced strategies such as zone skipping.
A reliable pick and pack fulfillment process can streamline the completion of orders by packing and labeling products in the same facility. This removes the middleman that was traditionally needed for collecting goods from different storage facilities and sending them to one location to get packed and labeled together.
Optimize the cost-effectiveness of your pick and pack procedures through automation, reducing human labor requirements. The result of pick and pack warehousing models is an increase in profitability and an overall improvement in operational efficiency.
The Berkshire Grey Solution to Warehousing
Berkshire Grey’s robotic automation solutions make it possible for pick and pack warehouses to generate greater throughput while simultaneously lowering their costs.
Packing processes, streamlined
Faster deliveries, happier customers
Happier customers mean return customers, which is the ultimate goal for fulfillment centers. By ensuring your warehouse runs efficiently, you can also secure faster delivery, resulting in happy customers.
Berkshire Grey’s Pick and Pack Warehousing Expertise
While fulfillment warehouses and other facilities understandably have many moving parts, Berkshire Grey’s AI-enabled robotic automation systems simplify and streamline workflows, scaling fulfillment efficiency without compromising quality.
Each warehouse requires a unique picking, packing, and sortation approach; this is why Berkshire Grey works with every client to ensure that their automation system is built to fit their needs. The results of this approach are improved throughput by up to 25% to 50%, all while accurately processing any quantity of eCommerce orders.
Handle almost any SKU
Moden pick and pack warehouses handle an immense variety of SKUs every day. This is why Berkshire Grey developed end effectors such as SpectrumGripper™ to address these challenges. Handle everything from polybags to boxes without the need for dedicated end-effectors.
Why Enterprises Choose Berkshire Grey
Comprehensive suite of automation solutions
Our supply chain experts know that there is no one-size-fits-all solution to automation. That’s why Berkshire Grey has developed a solution portfolio that can serve a plethora of industries, including 3PL, retail, eCommerce, convenience, and grocery, with a broad range of fully integrated systems available to fit every scenario and need.
Industry-leading technology with real-world performance
Berkshire Grey understands that the demands pick and pack warehouses place on their systems are greater than any tech demo. That’s why all of our automation systems are stress-tested in the harshest real-world environments to ensure reliability and performance no matter what your demands are. Where other automation systems fall short, Berkshire Grey aims to shine.
Flexible financial options
The days of massive upfront capital needed to build and manage your automation solutions from the ground up are long gone. Berkshire Grey is proud to offer Robotics-as-a-Service (RaaS) pricing models that bundle maintenance, implementation, and support into one flat, quarterly fee. Get all the benefits of AI-enabled automation systems without the CapEx traditionally required to access them.
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Contact the BG Fulfillment Automation Sales Engineering Team to Learn How to:
- Reduce operations expense by up to 70%.
- Lessen your dependency on labor.
- Bolster facility throughput by up to 25% to 50% with automation.
- Get a customized ROI analysis of your specific environment and business.
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