Geek+ Equips UPS with Faster E-Commerce Order Fulfillment



About Customer

UPS SCS Logo_StackedUPS Supply Chain Solutions® offers a comprehensive portfolio of services to enhance customers' business performance, including logistics, distribution, and transportation.
Allbirds is a global lifestyleAllbirds_logo brand that innovates with naturally derived materials to make footwear and apparel products in a better way, while tredding lighter on the planet.

The Challenge 

With a wide range of order profiles from its footwear and apparel customer, Allbirds, UPS Supply Chain Solutions® needed a scalable yet standardized automation solution that could be seamlessly expanded across multiple distribution centers. 

Our Solution

After initially starting with 27 P-800 goods-to-person picking robots, UPS Supply Chain Solutions® scaled its automation to 184 robots across two warehouses covering the West and East Coast of the United States.



The Geek+ impact

  • 97% increase in peak unit throughput year over year
  • 400% increase in picked units per hour year over year
  • Experienced back-to-back record days during Peak
  • Multi-lingual system allows for greater employee inclusion
  • Accelerated training time from 1 week to approximately 2 hours
  • Flexibility to share labor between multiple operations 

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