Kiva’s mobile-robotic fulfillment System transforms a distribution center to a dynamic, self-organizing and self-adapting operation with its breakthrough approach to order fulfillment. Kiva uses hundreds of mobile robotic drive units to bring inventory on mobile shelves directly to workers, allowing easy and efficient access to all inventory items at all times. Kiva’s approach is so innovative, it has been featured on The History Channel, CNBC and FOX Business News.
Creating a Distribution Powerhouse: Why Rapid Deployment Matters
Ask yourself this: what if your distribution center could not support changes in volume, product assortment or delivery timelines? How much would you lose in opportunity costs? As multi-channel businesses look to expand product and business lines quickly as a key competitive advantage, the speed to deploy a material handling solution becomes a critical success factor. Fast system deployment can be the difference between kicking the competition out of the water and limiting your growth.
Crate & Barrel EVP of Global Operations Perspective
Crate & Barrel is a multi-channel retailer known for its European style, innovative home goods and trendy furnishings. In this video Crate and Barrel’s executive vice president of global operations talks about what lead them to implement the Kiva solution in their California fulfillment center, why the solution works so well for them and how they are achieving a 6X improvement in order picking over their traditional facilities.