Fortna announced the Fortna Goods-to-Person e-commerce assessment calculator for companies to looking to improve picking productivity. The tool allows users to enter a handful of key data points relative to e-commerce operations and calculates the potential labor savings based on the primary consideration in selecting solutions.
“At a time when increased eCommerce demand is driving the need for more labor and labor costs to rise as availability diminishes, potential cost savings is a great starting point for conversations about leveraging automation for increased labor productivity, space utilization and cycle time improvements,” says Russ Meller, PhD, Fortna Vice President, Solution Design and Research & Development.
- Calculations take into account the design trade-offs between different goods-to-person solutions based on the primary reason for choosing this type of solution.
- A 10-year cumulative savings figure is displayed alongside a year-by-year total to show how savings add up over time.