KPI Integrated Solutions Opens First Full-Scale Demonstration Site in North America for New Geek+ Four-way Shuttle Solution

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  • Companies can see this high-throughput, high-density solution at KPI’s Center of Excellence near Kansas City, MO

4Way Shuttle

BELTON, December 1, 2022 - KPI Integrated Solutions, a leading supply chain consulting, software, systems integration, and automation supplier, announces the opening of a full-scale demonstration site for Geek+’s multi-level, high-density Four-Way Shuttle System at KPI’s headquarters in Belton, Missouri.


As part of a KPI-designed operation that increases storage capacity, boosts throughput, and builds flexibility, the Geek+ Four-way Shuttle supports multiple picking and storage strategies for pallets, containers, and individual units. This dynamic goods-to-person solution combines Geek+’s X-series robots for pallet storage with its flagship P800 robots for ground-level picking. First launched in March 2022, the multi-level AS/RS shuttle solution is applicable for use in a variety of industries including retail, consumer goods, manufacturing, 3PL, and pharmaceuticals.


“KPI is proud to partner with Geek+ to offer this exciting solution to our clients as an option for optimized storage and fast order fulfillment,” said Jim Kuecker, Chief Commercial Officer at KPI Integrated Solutions. “KPI’s sole focus is to deliver data-driven warehousing solutions and integrate industry-leading technologies for our clients that boost fulfillment speed and reduce labor dependence,” he continued.


With rising warehouse costs and labor constraints, the Four-Way Shuttle system is specifically designed to maximize reserve storage space while optimizing order throughput. The combined interaction of the two robot systems provide greater operational flexibility for existing warehouses and can be integrated with existing infrastructure such as conveyor belts, robotic arms, or automatic lifts.


“The team at KPI has been a trusted integrator of automated fulfillment solutions for decades and we have had great experiences with their organization’s dedication to solving unique challenges,” said Randy Randolph, VP, Channels & Partnerships, at Geek+ America. “Their Kansas City location is an ideal, centralized location for interested parties to learn more about how this new, dynamic solution can impact a business’s bottom line.”


KPI Integrated Solutions, a portfolio company of ARES Management (NYSE: ARES), was formed in 2021 with the combination of Kuecker Logistics Group, Pulse Integration, and QC Software.


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About KPI Integrated Solutions:

KPI partners with our clients to design and implement a full range of customized supply chain solutions that elevate distribution performance, provide competitive advantage, and enable growth. Our data-driven, technology-agnostic approach to automated solutions transforms operations to boost fulfillment speed, reduce reliance on labor, and improve agility. KPI’s services include supply chain strategy consulting, network analysis, operations evaluation, simulation and modeling, facility layout and slotting, materials handling system evaluation, design and implementation, Warehouse Execution Software (WES), and system lifetime services.



About Geek+

Geek+ is a global technology company leading the intelligent logistics revolution with advanced robotics and AI technologies that realize flexible, reliable, and highly efficient solutions for warehouses and supply chain management. Geek+ is trusted by over 500 global industry leaders and has been recognized as the world leader in autonomous mobile robots. Founded in 2015, Geek+ has over 1500 employees, with offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Japan, South Korea, Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR, and Singapore. 


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KPI Integrated Solutions

Lisa French

Senior Director, Marketing

(616) 835-4792


Geek+ America, Inc.

Andrew Burer

Head of Marketing, Americas