Material handling, RFID: Order fulfillment, shipping companies team up

Lightning Pick Technologies, a provider of light-directed and advanced technology order fulfillment systems, and SPSI, a provider of tier one enterprise shipping and warehouse solutions, have joined forces. The partnership is meant to offer distributors a single source solution to implement light-directed order fulfillment strategies that require complete integration with the manifesting system. Material handling, software services, and radio frequency identification are among applications.

09/19/2007


Germantown, WI

Lightning Pick Technologies

, a provider of light-directed and advanced technology order fulfillment systems, and

SPSI

, a provider of tier one enterprise shipping and warehouse solutions, have joined forces. The partnership is meant to offer distributors a single source solution to implement light-directed order fulfillment strategies that require complete integration with the manifesting system. Material handling, software services, and radio frequency identification are among applications.

The two companies developed communication routines between the two systems to create an improved interface to increase productivity, accuracy, and overall speed of the distribution process from picking through shipping. The companies say that the integrated best of breed technologies across order selection and shipping processes also provides deeper visibility into overall system health and performance through tools like productivity reports and package tracking.

—Edited by Lisa Sutor, Control Engineering News Desk
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