ASDA launches UKs first national sortation project

About Customer

Asda Logistics Services is a hub of activity, with 39 nationwide distribution operations including 21 food depots, three clothing centers, two ambient GM hubs, two import centers, two fulfillment centers, and nine ASCs. Supporting distribution across five types of store formats as well as the delivery of parcels to customers’ homes and to store for Click and Collect, Asda Logistics Services distributes an estimated 800,000 deliveries to store and 20,000,000 deliveries to customers a year.

The challenge

  • More customers shopping online, followed by surges in forward and reversed volume
  • Boost Asda’s toyou e-commerce service to better serve customers
  • Respond to fluctuating order volumes without having to invest in additional warehouse space.

Our Solution

  • - 60 Geek+ S20C robots were deployed on a sorting area of 360 sqm in Asda’s cross-docking facility.
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The Geek+ impact

  • Increase capacity while still working within the existing facility
  • Sort up to 2000 parcels / hour
  • 99,99% sorting accuracy
  • Respond to rapid changes in forward and reversed order volume
  • Provide excellent service under peak periods
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