TransTech Consulting leads highly successful voice picking project at Simon and Schuster

TransTech Consulting leads highly successful voice picking project at Simon and Schuster

Simon and Schuster, one of the world’s largest book publishers has completed the implementation of a voice picking system at their Riverside, NJ fulfillment operations. TransTech Consulting was originally contracted to develop the technical requirements for the system, generate a Request for Proposal (RFP) and solicit bids from appropriate vendors.

Working collaboratively with the selected providers, AL Systems and Voxware, TransTech led the Simon & Schuster team through the functional design, comprehensive testing and extensive training phases of the project. TransTech introduced batch picking, cross-aisle picking and bucket brigade picking concepts to the operation generating significant improvements in productivity and throughput resulting in a project payback under one year.

Dave Schaeffer, Vice President Distribution and Fulfillment for Simon & Schuster hailed the voice system as “the most successful project ever completed at Simon & Schuster”.

ABOUT TRANSTECH CONSULTING

TransTech Consulting, A Blue Horseshoe Company is a privately held management consulting firm that has been providing expert supply chain consulting solutions to Fortune 500 and mid-market businesses throughout the world since 1983. Based in North America, TransTech assesses business needs and applies world-class business applications to improve profitability and increase efficiency.

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