East Granby, CT -- (SBWIRE) -- 06/24/2015 -- Pcdata USA newsletter recently share the competition for new textiles-focused manufacturing innovation institute. This initiative will invest in cutting-edge technologies through a new, textiles-focused manufacturing institute. Competition led by the Department of Defense, by sharpening the capabilities of small manufacturers through Manufacturing Extension Partnership will create competitions in twelve states. The White House, as detailed in a new report, is also launching a Supply Chain Innovation Initiative focused on building public-private partnerships to strengthen the small U.S. manufacturers that anchors the nation's supply chains.
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Based in East Granby, CT, Pcdata USA is a global logistics systems leader for supply chain automation. Pcdata USA was named a finalist for the 2015 MHI Innovation Award for Best New Product, Smart Glass AR (Augmented Reality). Pcdata USA's Pick-to-light systems are part of a lean manufacturing and distribution process, offering shorter throughput, fewer errors, and significant cost savings. Unlike implementation products, the easy installation solution is resulting in huge product growth throughout North America. The omni-channel, e-commerce customer wants the right product delivered every time and usually within a few days; increasingly the next day…even the same day ordered.
Order picking mistakes in a distribution facility can cost between 3 and 30 dollars per error, not including the cost of a dissatisfied customer. A proper order picking solution reduces errors to the bare minimum. In a typical distribution center the majority of the SKU's will be slow movers and a minority will be fast moving products. Depending on the required picking velocity, there are different strategies which offer the best results. Finding the best technology for each SKU group is uniquely combined into a single best-in-class lean manufacturing hybrid system by Pcdata USA.
Pcdata USA is represented in a wide variety of industry sectors including apparel, cosmetics, e-commerce fulfillment, Third Party Logistics (3PL), wholesale distribution, food service, healthcare, pharmaceutical, production & assembly, as well as bakeries around the world. Products include Pick-to-light, PTL in hybrid solutions, PickCart, PickStar, Distrib AR Smart Glass, and Dock Manager.
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