Improving speed to market, warehouse efficiency, and customer and employee satisfaction through automation
June 8, 2021
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An international warehousing and logistics company decided to create their first automated warehouse in the United States. Automation would help increase efficiency and productivity, meet customer demand, and expedite turnaround time for both retailers and customers. With Levvel’s help, the client’s end goal was to ultimately reach full warehouse automation.
Keeping pace in the food distribution space was a challenge as reliance on manual and paper processes affected the client’s ability to swiftly meet customer demand. To stay competitive, product delivery, efficiency, and timeliness were at the forefront of the client’s mind.
Levvel’s mission was to spearhead automation efforts by building an application that could shift the client to a paperless warehouse. A user research assessment evaluated the general process of automation, looking at where paper is being currently used within warehouse processes.
Once the development stage was underway, the logistics client needed to:
Since enabling warehouse automation, the logistics client has been able to promote delivery productivity and efficiency. Inbound and outbound food distribution lanes are fully operational and have seen improvements from a customer, employee, and safety perspective:
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