Yonghui Superstore uses intelligent logistics robots to solve the business pain points of retail stores

Geek+ applied ‘goods to person’ solution to help Yonghui Superstore improve efficiency and enable its flexible expansion

The customer

Established in 2001, Yonghui Superstores is a Shanghai-listed (601933) company operating supermarket chains. It has nearly 900 supermarkets in 24 provinces and cities across China, covering over 6 million square meters. China’s biggest supermarket chain in 2018, it is a top 100 China Company.

The challenge
  • Significant increase of single item orders
  • Need to improve warehouse in and outbound order processing efficiency to meet higher volume demand
  • High labor costs
Our solution
  • Yonghui Superstores’Kunshan Warehouse in April 2019. Operated by Geek+, we provide a comprehensive robotics solution with full picking system and business intelligence monitoring
  • The project area is about 1600 square meters, using 43 P800 robots, 186 shelves, and 80 tray holders, focusing in and out processing of food and daily consumer goods
The Geek+ impact
  • Average picking efficiency multiplied by three (153 lines / hour)
  • Daily shipping processing capacity is in the 5000-7000 order line, easily solving the increased demand requirements for East China region
  • Picking error rate significantly decreased
  • Shorter working time and more cost-efficient on-site management
  • Reduction of on-site manual labor to achieve cost reduction and efficiency gains