Geek+ Equips UPS with Faster E-Commerce Order Fulfillment
UPS Supply Chain Solutions® offers a comprehensive portfolio of services to enhance customers' business performance, including logistics, distribution, and transportation.
Allbirds is a global lifestyle brand that innovates with naturally derived materials to make footwear and apparel products in a better way, while tredding lighter on the planet.
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.
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