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Retail Distribution AGVPick. AGVPick Application Concept & Review & Business Case 2014. Imagine your DC with AGVPick. AGVPick in DISTRIBUTION CENTER. Applying Proven Automation technology (AGVs) to traditionally manual case order selection process Why?

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Retail distribution agvpick

Retail DistributionAGVPick

AGVPick Application

Concept & Review

& Business Case

2014

Imagine your DC with AGVPick


Agvpick in distribution center

AGVPick in DISTRIBUTION CENTER

  • Applying Proven Automation technology (AGVs) to traditionally manual case order selection process

  • Why?

    • To remove non-productive tasks from process

    • To increase productivity

    • To improve working conditions

Goals: affordable, rugged, reliable, safe, user friendly

TO

UniCarriers Americas

Formerly (Nissan Barrett)

RPX Electric Pallet Truck

AGVPick


System features

SYSTEM FEATURES

Obstacle Detection

(non-contact)

Laser Navigation

Wireless LAN

Communications

Manual Control Handle

Status

Display

Running

Light

Voice Interface

E-Stop

Laser Safety Bumpers

Energy Compartment

Opportunity Charge Plate

Safety Laser Bumper (non-contact)


Agvpick solution features

AGVPickSOLUTION FEATURES

  • Narrow design allowing passing in manual operation

  • Fast re-insert into automatic mode (approx. 1 sec.)

  • Lights and audible signals for communication to users

  • Available in single, double and triple pallet models

  • Voice Insert Command – operator go directly to case

  • “Stop” & “Move”- voice commands

  • (LDP) Light directed picking – increase pick accuracy

  • AGVTransport - Designed for automatic repetitive movement

  • Energy –designed to accept multiple energy sources including: Battery Swap (use existing batteries) Opp.Charging, Fuel Cells

  • Label Printing – on-board portable label printers

  • Auto-Deploy - AGV meets order filler at end of trip

  • Built-in not bolt-on to the pallet truck design

AGVPick ….. affordable, rugged, reliable, safe, user friendly

AGVPick

AGVTransport


Agvpick energy opportunities

AGVPickENERGY OPPORTUNITIES

Smart Charger Opportunity Charging

Flooded Lead Acid Batteries

Battery Swap

or

“AGM”

Absolyte Glass Mat (AGM) Batteries

or

AGVPick Fully Supports

Hydrogen Fuel Cells


System features empty pallet pickup agv

System FeaturesEmpty Pallet pickup- AGV

  • Automatic Double Pallet Dispensers

    • AGV drives into the dispenser which places empty pallets on the AGV which then drives away

    • Manual replenishment of Dispenser with pallet stacks


Order selection process current methods

ORDER SELECTION PROCESSCURRENT METHODS

Schematic model of today’s process

Only 40 - 55% of time spent picking !


Order selection process future with agvpick

ORDER SELECTION PROCESSFUTURE WITH AGVPick

(Eliminate!)

Processes eliminated

with AGVPick

Eliminate!

Eliminate!

Eliminate!

Eliminate!

Eliminate!

Eliminate!

Eliminate!

More time spent picking !!!

Eliminate!

Eliminate!

Eliminate!

Eliminate!

> 80%

Eliminate!

Eliminate!


Agvpick pick advantage

AGVPick PICK ADVANTAGE

40% less time

GO!

GO!

Hop On & GO…Manual to Auto < 1 sec.

AGV Pick Process

Current Process


Agvpick pre post pick advantage

AGVPick PRE & POST PICK ADVANTAGE


Integration made simple

INTEGRATION MADE SIMPLE!

Traffic and Flow Control

your WMS or

Swisslog WM

Pick List

Visualization

Software

Vocollect Voice

or other

Movement Initiation

INTEGRATES

SEAMLESSLY

INTO

EXISTING

DC OPERATIONS


Simple communications

SIMPLE COMMUNICATIONS

WMS to Swisslog

  • Pick List or Pick Order

    Voice Control to Swisslog

  • Association with AGV (confirm)

  • Confirmation of Pick Complete

  • Deploy New AGV

  • Confirmation of Pallet Full

  • Potential adds

    • Stop

    • Move

    • Insert

    • Shift

    • Find AGV

Voice Control System

Host

Pick

Engine

Pick

Engine


Strategy execution

STRATEGY EXECUTION

  • Standardization of design

    • Nissan Barrett, Kollmorgen

  • Industry Opportunities (Transport & Order Select)

    • Retail

    • 3PL Distribution

    • F&B Production

    • Pharma & Consumer Goods

  • Benefits to end users

    • Improved Safety (guided)

    • Improved Pick Productivity

    • Less Facility Damage (racks & trucks)

    • Reduced Fatigue on Order Fillers

    • Less Product Damage, Cleaner

    • Green Solution - No Battery Exchange

    • Green Solution – reduced energy

    • Safe & Productive w/manual trucks

DBL-CLICK FOR MOVIE ^^


Value proposition

VALUE PROPOSITION

  • Productivity Improvements

    • Order Picking:> 20+% improvement

    • Order Putting:> 30+% improvement

    • Hauling:> 50+% improvement

  • Single Shift Operation

    • Low wage rate:likley difficult justification

    • High wage rate:good fit

  • Two Shift Operation

    • Low wage rate:good fit

    • High wage rate:excellent fit

  • Three Shift Operation

    • Low wage rate:great fit

    • High wage rate:slam dunk

AGVPick

AGVTransport


Retail distribution agvpick

THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION.

www.swisslog.com

Brad Moore

757-820-3429

[email protected]

Savings calculator: www.AGVPick.com


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