Decathlon Triples Efficiency with Logistics Robots



About Customer

Founded in France in 1976, Decathlon is a professional sports goods retailer specializing in the mass sports market, integrating the entire production chain of sports product design, R&D, production, branding, logistics, and retail. With over 1500 stores in 49 countries, it is the largest sporting goods retailer in the world.

The challenge

The rapid growth of Decathlon's e-commerce business highlighted the limited performance of manual processes. Additionally, as a pioneer of the RFID technology,  Decathlon required higher picking efficiency and accuracy to meet its business goals.

Our Solution

  • Geek+ provides innovative warehousing solutions for Decathlon’s massive Kunshan warehouse: an RFID technology-based goods-to-person picking and inventory program

  • The project area is about 2,000 square meters, with 46 P800 robots, 7 picking stations, and 7 single-point stations. The total inventory of the warehouse is nearly 300,000, involving more than 20,000 SKUs

The Geek+ impact

  • Shipment capacity increased to 40,000 pieces/day
  • Picking efficiency has reached 300 pieces/hour, 300% increased from manual picking
  • Picking system integrated with RFID technology improve inventory management and increase accuracy
  • The single-point station adopted to save space and make the operation more flexible