Automated e-Commerce fulfillment solutions
Speed up order fulfillment. Meet online demand for quick shipping with warehouse robotics for the e-Commerce industry.
Flexible e-Commerce Fulfillment That Provides the Highest Accuracy at the Lowest Possible Cost.
e-Commerce logistics are tougher than ever with many customers wanting same-day or next-day delivery. In addition, you have the potential for a high growth rate and marked seasonality. You need an order preparation system that’s efficient, scalable, and accurate.
The Skypod® system provides a solution that maximizes e-Commerce fulfillment and productivity. Stations can reach up to 400 lines per hour, and you can increase flow capacity by adding mobile robots to the system within a few minutes. We size our systems to meet your everyday needs without unnecessary equipment and offer a robot rental service to cover seasonal peaks and major sales events such as Black Friday. You can optimize flexibility while still generating quick returns on your investment.
Benefit from maximum reactivity
No matter the order volume or frequency, the Skypod system works with your e-Commerce warehouse management system so you can access any item in less than two minutes. This makes same-day or next-day delivery much easier. There’s no need to maintain a large backlog or scramble to find less popular inventory. Find merchandise quickly and send it on its way.
Prioritize orders and ship them faster
Our software prioritizes orders so that the most urgent order is always the next one to be prepared. It stands up to increasing customer demand, quickly sorting and preparing orders to get customers their items when they need them.
Rent robots to meet increased demand
Reduce your capital expenditure and buy only what you need when you need it. You can supplement your operations with robot rentals during peak times.
Handle returns more quickly
Make your returns process more efficient. Put inventory back into your system and make it immediately available for picking and fulfillment of new orders. Plus, the Skypod system always has the latest warehouse information about stock levels.
Increase system density with warehouse robotics
Our warehouse robotics can accommodate a large number of SKUs by maximizing storage density. It can increase your capacity up to five times what you can achieve with traditional storage.
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Frequently Asked Questions
E-commerce businesses benefit significantly from warehouse automation, particularly through goods-to-person systems, which optimize operational efficiency. Automation expedites the warehouse’s most repetitive and labor-intensive tasks, such as order picking, resulting in substantial increases in productivity and quicker order fulfillment times. This heightened efficiency extends to reducing the likelihood of human errors, ensuring enhanced accuracy in order fulfillment.
Moreover, the incorporation of automation in e-commerce warehouses results in significant improvements in storage efficiency. These automated systems are carefully designed to maximize space utilization, employing strategies like utilizing tall storage racks to optimize vertical space and minimizing aisle space. In addition to space optimization, they enable advanced inventory management with real-time visibility, enabling accurate tracking of the movement of products within the facility.
Ultimately, the integration of warehouse automation enables e-commerce businesses to adapt to evolving market demands, enhance customer satisfaction, and maintain competitiveness in the dynamic e-commerce landscape.
The Skypod system is designed for scalability, which is critical for the fast-paced and ever-evolving e-commerce sector. Through a modular design, the system seamlessly integrates and expands by decoupling throughput from storage. This innovative approach allows for the expansion of storage capacity without the necessity to increase throughput capabilities simultaneously, resulting in a more cost-effective and tailored approach to capital expenditure savings.
The system’s versatility extends to facilitating omnichannel fulfillment. Whether integrating an e-commerce channel, adjusting SKU numbers and structures, or transitioning from B2B to B2C fulfillment, our system adeptly addresses current requirements and adapts swiftly as your business model evolves. Its seamless scalability is purpose-built to align precisely with the expanding needs of e-commerce warehouses.
The Skypod system enhances the efficiency of e-commerce warehouses through autonomous mobile robots that can navigate in three dimensions between storage racks and picking stations. This innovative goods-to-person approach eliminates the requirement for heavy, static machinery or inefficient digging to retrieve goods, thus optimizing the storage and retrieval process. The outcome is a significant enhancement in operational efficiency, with the system capable of reducing order processing time by up to 5X compared to manual methods.
As providers of e-commerce fulfillment solutions, we are proud of our dedication to being dependable partners and providing steadfast customer support. Our committed teams ensure comprehensive maintenance, consistent software updates, and operational guidance.
The contractual guarantee of our system’s performance for 10 years is upheld through robust and modular system designs, routine maintenance, and continuous 24/7/365 monitoring from our global control centers. Exotec’s proven track record as a trusted partner is featured in our Partners You Can Trust article, showcasing our unwavering commitment to reliability.
Exotec is a leader in technological innovation with over 100 international patents and strong commitment to research and development. Notably, 70% of our innovative efforts focus on software enhancements, informed by direct feedback from our e-commerce customers. This iterative approach ensures continuous improvements to our systems, effectively meeting the dynamic demands of the e-commerce industry.
We are proud of the acknowledgment of our dedication to technological innovation, as evidenced by our recent awards and inclusion in prestigious lists such as the CNBC Disruptor 50 for both 2022 and 2023.
The cornerstone of our system’s precision lies in our innovative goods-to-person approach, employing autonomous mobile robots to seamlessly transport goods between storage racks and picking stations. To further enhance order accuracy, we’ve incorporated intuitive operator tools such as pick-to-light and put-to-light systems.
Moreover, our capability to integrate advanced machinery, including case weight and dimension scanners as well as automated labelers, plays a pivotal role in providing comprehensive e-commerce fulfillment solutions. This ensures not only order accuracy but also contributes significantly to elevating customer satisfaction and loyalty.
Let’s Transform Your Warehouse
Reach out to one of our team members to learn how our elegant warehouse automation solutions can maximize your efficiency in the e-Commerce industry.