Distribution Center Ergonomics Critical Reports Picking Perfection

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East Granby, CT -- (SBWire) -- 07/22/2015 --Picking Perfection, sponsored by Pcdata USA, brings important and interesting information to those in the material handling, warehousing, distribution, and manufacturing sectors. From best practices to industry data, this weekly communique reports on trend data, process improvement, and technology evaluations about picking, packing, shipping and profitability.

James Anderson wrote in EHS Safety News America, that workplace ergonomics are getting a lot of attention nationwide in response to a sharp increase in musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) such as carpal tunnel syndrome. These occupational injuries often mean repeated surgery, intractable pain, inability to work, time off for the affected employee, and ultimately, higher costs for the employer.

Factors such as work surfaces at the wrong height, uncomfortable chairs, shelves and bins that are too high or out of reach, and awkward hand tools all contribute to increased risk of musculoskeletal injuries and negatively impact productivity. Paying attention to ergonomics means removing barriers to work productivity. There are options available to adjust the workspace to meet employees' ergonomic needs; selecting the right options can help employees reap significant bottom line rewards. Comfortable employees stay on the job longer and complete more work in a shift.

Pcdata USA will exhibit at the upcoming 11th Annual GBMP Northeast L.E.A.N. Conference from September 29-30, 2015 in Springfield, MA.

About Pcdata USA
Based in East Granby, CT, Pcdata USA (http://www.pcdatausa.com/about-us/about-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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