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Automated warehouse picking technologies

The shift to a higher volume of e-Commerce orders is driving the need for responsive operations that are built to reduce labor while increasing accuracy and high throughput. Combining the proprietary algorithms of FORTNA WES™ with several key order picking and packing technologies make it possible for high volume operations to meet growing demand with greater efficiency.

FORTNA works with leading equipment manufacturers to design flexible, scalable and reliable operations that meet your business requirements.

Responsive. Fast. Accurate.

Warehouse picking is a distribution process used to fulfill orders. Picking a product from its storage locations, placing the order in a box and then sealing and labeling it for shipping. Efficient picking processes are critical in improving warehouse operations’ overall productivity and success. Types of picking include: zone picking, wave picking and batch picking.

FORTNA will help integrate with your existing systems and/or help you leverage newer automation technologies for an operation that is responsive to fluctuations in demand.

  • Autobag/Polybag
  • Carton-erector
  • Mobile Cart
  • Pick-to-Light
  • Print and Apply
  • Put-to-Light
  • RF handheld scanners and mobile devices
  • Smart Cart
  • Voice-directed

Unique approach to identify best-fit technologies

The FORTNA Distribution Optimization Framework™ leans into your data and our proprietary processes, tools and algorithms to design and deliver solutions using best-fit mobile solutions.

We work with a deep bench of partners, but our unique approach allows for a truly innovative and holistic design that leverages best-in-class technologies, without bias toward any manufacturer or supplier. We can help you select appropriate technologies and work collaboratively with the chosen supplier to optimize your solution for exemplary business results.

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Powered by an intelligent warehouse execution system

FORTNA WES™ intelligent software optimizes the design and allows you to leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities for compounded gains in efficiency and insights. This unique software platform makes it possible to integrate solutions from virtually any type of equipment and swap out technologies without having to make expensive and time-consuming updates to your existing systems.


Proof of concept and business case justification

Complex projects sometimes require a proof of concept (POC) to validate functionality and justify the business case before investing significant capital expense for the broader solution. At FORTNA, the business case is at the heart of everything we do. We will help you develop the business case, align stakeholders and obtain the Board-level support you need for your investments.

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