Travel Time is the Key to Lowering Labor Costs in Your Distribution Center

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Our two-pronged approach is incorporated in our new Dynamic Work Optimization (DWO) module, a tool within Lucas Engage. DWO increases pick density through intelligent assignment creation/batching and defines a better path to travel than the default, location sequence order that most WMS use. Furthermore, this travel path must be used to calculate the optimized batch in the first place. May 23, 2018 ·. By Lucas Systems.

Four Truths About DC Robots, Jobs, And Warehouse Execution

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As robots find their place in the DC, warehouse operators will face new challenges in coordinating and optimizing the work of humans and their robotic coworkers. Part of this optimization and warehouse execution challenge is to balance an array of operational metrics, not just to reduce the total number of labor hours worked. This represents an all-new kind of optimization challenge that requires warehouse execution software that directs workers and robots. August 13, 2018 ·.