Voice technology and orderpicking

Questions? Please contact us.

+(31) 183-745045

Subscribe to our newsletter!

Five good reasons for using voice technology in your orderpicking process

At the Logistica exhibition in the Netherlands we presented a special vest. It was a vest with voice components and an integrated speakerphone set enabling optimized orderpicking guided by voice assignments. Obviously there are many other voice solutions available, which is why Costo prefers to first have a close look at your logistic processes before recommending system A or B. In some cases, the ‘old-fashioned’ usage of barcode scanning may be just the right choice to keep your warehouse running smoothly.

So, why again voice-picking?

Here’s a brief summary of the main advantages:

1. Increased productivity. Hands and eyes are truly free, so that employees can focus more on the execution of their tasks.

2. Better quality. Each operation is confirmed and validated by a voice command. There is almost no alternative to work more accurate than this way. Moreover, the warehouse activity needs less quality checks and this saves a lot of time.

3. Optimized operational costs. Paperless processes, increased productivity and reduced error rates will naturally leads to lower costs and a rapid return on investment (ROI). In addition, less errors in the deliveries also means an increased satisfaction amongst your customers.

4. Satisfaction and acceptance. The ease of use and clearly improved operational results have a positive influence on the job satisfaction of your employees.

5. More safety. Because of the hands-free working and the unobstructed views you  can also work in a safer way. Numerous studies show that more safety brings along many advantages.

Not just orderpicking?

Lately, we are often surprised how ‘Voice’ has almost become a synonym for voice-picking. But there are so many other applications where this technology can be  implemented to improve processes with the supply chain. We just name a few:

  • Goods reception
  • Cross docking
  • Replenishment
  • Quality checks
  • Shipment
  • Safety checks
  • Maintenance

This is probably not even a complete list. Voice technology can contribute in so many different ways within the warehouse. Are you already thinking about a possible application?

Latest news

Material Handling Day 2018 and ICT & Logistics 2018: will you visit us?

Read more

Material Handling Day 2018 and ICT & Logistics 2018: will you visit us?

09-2018 In autumn there are traditionally many trade fairs where professionals from logistics can brush up their knowledge and can be informed about the…

Supply Chain professionals fight for glory at Skûtsjesilen 2018

Read more

Supply Chain professionals fight for glory at Skûtsjesilen 2018

09-2018 It has become a real tradition at Costo; our participation at the Skûtsjesilen event. This sailing race is not just about meeting other logistics and…

Costo helps Wijlhuizen to lower logistic pressure

Read more

Costo helps Wijlhuizen to lower logistic pressure

05-2018 In order to better handle the increasing flow of goods at their stores, Wijlhuizen decided to centralize the deliveries to the larger clients and…

Automatic warehouse for Intraplás

Read more

Automatic warehouse for Intraplás

03-2018 Portuguese company Consoveyo, represented in the Netherlands by system integrator Costo, provides a fully automatic solution for Intraplás.

Costo delivers conveyor system for shoe manufacturer EMMA

Read more

Costo delivers conveyor system for shoe manufacturer EMMA

02-2018 The Limburg shoe manufacturer Emma centralizes her activities in one new location in Kerkrade. Costo designed the whole internal transport system…

Partner Costo optimizes warehouses Asian banks

Read more

Partner Costo optimizes warehouses Asian banks

01-2018 Leading banking institutions in Asia have chosen Consoveyo's automated storage systems and technologies for the effective operational management of…

Costo boosts performance warehouse Kobout with WMS

Read more

Costo boosts performance warehouse Kobout with WMS

11-2017 To meet the ever increasing demands of modern Logistics, Kobout asked Costo to deliver a Warehouse Management System (WMS).

New warehouse JYSK automated by Consoveyo

Read more

New warehouse JYSK automated by Consoveyo

10-2017 Consoveyo, system integrator and partner of Costo, will automate the new warehouse of JYSK in Bulgaria. This Portuguese company is exclusively…

Consoveyo, partner of Costo, delivers high bay warehouse to Coldservice

Read more

Consoveyo, partner of Costo, delivers high bay warehouse to Coldservice

09-2017 Coldservice chooses Costo and partners Consoveyo and Dexion for their new hig bay warehouse

Warehouse Smyths Toys can cope with growth and peak loads again

Read more

Warehouse Smyths Toys can cope with growth and peak loads again

06-2017 Costo installed at UK & Irish retailer, Smyths Toys a system which will improve the productivity in the e-commerce activity of the toys giant…

Please visit us.

Let us help you with your challenge.

Contact us now

A few of our clients

Costo has helped these companies to improve their logistics.

To make your visit to our website even easier and more personal, we use cookies (and similar techniques). With these cookies we and third parties can collect information about you and monitor your internet behavior within (and possibly also outside) our website. With this information we and third parties adapt content or advertisements to your interests and profile. In addition, cookies allow information to be shared via social media. Read more about this in our Privacy- and cookiestatement.