Based on a 2013 list of the top North American grocery companies by Supermarket News Magazine, 88 percent of the top 50 grocers are Vocollect customers, and nine of the top 10 grocers are Vocollect customers. And that undisputed market leadership extends also to Europe, where many of the top EMEA grocery companies also use Vocollect Voice to efficiently send perishables and non-perishables to their retail stores.
Vocollect’s ability to handle advanced data collection within the process cycle is impressive, Vocollect’s solutions provides an opportunity to speed up process flows that may be handles by scanning technology or paper up to this point. The challenges of ‘chill-chain’ with sell by dates and weight data that needs to be collected for regulatory reasons, can be handled quickly and efficiently while using voice. At the same time the product can be manually handled and stacked to optimal fill levels.
A Selection of Vocollect Grocery Customers
Maximize Order Fulfillment Accuracy
Users of Vocollect Voice consistently report quality levels in excess of 99.99%.
Accelerate Worker Productivity
Vocollect gives grocery companies dramatic improvements in worker productivity over that netted from RF scanning and paper labels. This enables you to meet an increasing workload without having to increase labor costs.
Integrate with Engineered Labor Standards
Our implementation professionals work with you and utilize tools within the Vocollect Voice portfolio to create reasonable and fair performance standards for voice users. We also provide expert coaching based on over 20 years of best practices across thousands of implementations to optimally plan for your deployment ramp-up.
Scale Across Multiple DC/Warehouses
Vocollect has more successful multi-site grocery implementations than all other voice providers combined. That’s a powerful testament to Vocollect’s market leadership in the grocery retail/distribution arena.
Have Flexibility for Different Kinds of Picking
Vocollect Voice has maximum flexibility to support all best-in-class performance aspects of order selection activity, including each-, case-, and pallet-picking.
Protect Your Investment
Vocollect customers typically report achieving a full payback from their voice investment in nine to 12 months. Some achieve ROI as quickly as six months.
Achieve Regulatory Compliance
Vocollect helps you achieve cost-effective and reliable compliance with lot track and trace regulations.
"Interleaving gave us the capability for one fork driver to multiple applications. Let downs, put-aways, as well as slot moves…….without going back to the dock."
“I’m amazed at how inexpensive Vocollect Voice really is. Without it, our workers were prone to mistakes, but with it, we’re always dead-on in our order accuracy. With the amount of money it’s saving, we’ve easily achieved payback within a year.”
“Most people say you should drive up volumes in order to be able to afford to automate; but the opposite is true. Once you integrate technology with your business, you can really drive up volume.”