GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- March 16, 2016 -- Dematic — a leading global supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain — today announces new distribution and order fulfillment solutions for retailers and wholesalers of general merchandise.

Each Dematic order fulfillment solution is scalable and can be configured for low, mid or high rate applications. The solutions are appropriate for a small, medium or large operation, company size and budget. They address common issues associated with omni-channel retailing such as order fulfillment costs, variable order volume, SKU proliferation, order processing accuracy and inventory visibility.

“Our latest solutions showcase a focus and commitment to SOFTWARE INNOVATION. The most effective way to achieve responsive order fulfillment is through an automated supply chain, powered by real-time software,” stated John Baysore, Chief Executive Officer, Dematic North America. “It’s the software that provides retailers and wholesalers with the flexibility, responsiveness and agility to deliver goods to consumers on demand.”

The new software and system solutions optimize order fulfillment functions for retail store replenishment and e-commerce. Recent advances include new pick face replenishment strategies and 100% zone-free pick-to-light workflows. Specific solutions include but are not limited to:

  • Warehouse Execution System (WES): A new software configuration that offers “On Demand” order fulfillment capabilities to increase facility throughput, reduce direct labor costs and improve operational agility.
  • Linear Pick System: A configurable order fulfillment solution available in a pre-engineered kit used to build split case orders efficiently.
  • Batch Pick-to-Sorter: A large volume piece picking solution well suited for a wide variety of order profiles.
  • Automated Storage with Goods-to-Person Workstations: An extremely efficient solution for high density storage of items that feed order picking workstations.

For more information about Dematic solutions for general merchandise distribution and order fulfillment, please visit

About Dematic
Dematic is a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. Dematic employs over 5,000 skilled logistics professionals to serve its customers globally, with engineering centers and manufacturing facilities located across the globe. Dematic has implemented more than 4,500 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.

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