Dexterity, a supplier of AI programs for warehouse robots, has launched its Robotic Print and Apply Palletizer.
Focusing on operations in third-party logistics (3PL), retail, and shopper packaged items (CPG) that require case-level labeling, Dexterity’s Robotic Print and Apply Palletizer supplies a one-robot workflow to make sure Amazon Routing, SSCC, or SKU barcodes are utilized to every case in a pallet earlier than cargo.
With the adoption of latest Success Community Inventory Protecting Unit (FNSKU) and different labeling necessities prior to now 12 months, shippers have wanted so as to add one other intensively guide course of to their workflows.
Labeling every case earlier than it’s shipped usually requires a single workforce member taking a case off a pallet, including a label, then reloading the product on a brand new pallet – all of which add complexity, time, and price to an already stretched workforce.
Leveraging production-fielded know-how for palletizing and depalletizing combined SKU circumstances, Dexterity’s Robotic Print and Apply Palletizer simplifies all these operations with a one-robot format, lowering the price of automating what’s turning into one of the vital time-consuming guide duties within the warehouse.
The system precisely identifies circumstances, applies labels in line with buyer necessities, and replicates pallet patterns. Working with all kinds of pallet / conveyor enter and out combos, Dexterity’s Robotic Print and Apply Palletizer can be utilized in inbound, storage, and outbound processes.
Dexterity’s Robotic Print and Apply Palletizer system achieves a throughput price of as much as 300 circumstances per hour (CPH), which is roughly 2x quicker than the equal guide course of.
Powered by Dexterity’s clever AI software program platform, the Robotic Print and Apply Palletizer is appropriate with messy pallets and random SKU circumstances, adapting on the fly as single SKU pallets change.
The software program intelligence of the Robotic Print and Apply Palletizer additionally ensures it could possibly simply adapt to clients present workflows, minimizing set up instances and eradicating the necessity for WMS / WES integration.
Cary Vadenavond, Dexterity’s chief income officer, says: “We’ve seen the guide labeling workflow shortly flip right into a bottleneck for our clients, compounding pallet operations challenges akin to harm and turnover.
“Dexterity designed the Robotic Print and Apply Palletizer to assist clients guarantee their shipments exit on time and meet labeling necessities with out additional burdening their present warehouse workforce.”
Like all earlier Dexterity Palletizing and Depalletizing releases, the Robotic Print and Apply Palletizer may be deployed in as little as 48 hours.
Dexterity additionally supplies coaching, real-time monitoring, and difficulty decision providers making certain an easy ramp to manufacturing and past. Common characteristic releases add better flexibility to Dexterity merchandise, making certain they’re used to their full potential in manufacturing.