VAUGHAN, ON, Oct. 29, 2012 /CNW/ - Think Logistics, a provider of tailored retail, direct to customer and commercial supply chain solutions for organizations serving the Canadian market, is revolutionizing supply chain logistics with the opening of Canada's first Kiva Systems powered third-party logistics' facility. Think Logistics new operation is ideally suited to rapidly and accurately fulfilling high volumes of product while simultaneously supporting a wide range of products. Kiva's Garment-on-Hanger and flat pack capability make it ideally suited for apparel and its flexible storage system supports product ranging from small parts to large consumer products.
"We founded this company based on our belief that the supply chain needs radical innovation to improve the delivery experience of goods to clients and their customers. Think Logistics advanced Warehouse Management System and Robotic Fulfillment System represents a breakthrough in fulfillment timeliness, efficiency and security", said Robert Hashimoto, President.
The Kiva robotic fulfillment system at the 124,000 sq.ft. facility dynamically selects prioritizes and picks product housed within a highly-secured environment. Selection decisions are based on pre-defined criteria, such as product velocity and order priority.
"Canada's online and omni-channel retail market is growing exponentially. Canadian consumers are demanding faster order fulfillment and world-class order accuracy. Delivering both, while driving operational efficiency, requires rethinking the whole fulfillment process. We truly believe that the right combination of human and robotic intelligence is the way of the future for our industry. The intelligence, accuracy and speed of our solutions are second to none and will be critical to solving key issues facing our customers today" said Stuart Pearson, VP, Contract Logistics.
About Think Logistics
Think Logistics is a leading third-party logistics provider for businesses serving the North American market. An innovator in our field, Think Logistics is the only Canadian logistics service provider utilizing state-of-the-art robotic automation from Kiva Systems.
This breakthrough in automation is fully integrated to our real-time warehouse management system which enables accurate and cost-effective order fulfillment within a highly secure operating environment. Our tailored, engineered solutions, flexible infrastructure and our proven experience set enables our clients to deliver on their brand promise with every order shipped. http://www.thinklogistics.com
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