Faster fulfillment for everyone.


Chris, Jerome and Rylan
From left, Chris, Jerome and Rylan.

6 River Systems is a leading fulfillment solutions provider - striving to make warehouses faster with flexible, human-first and innovative products that deliver immediate value. Fulfillment can happen anywhere, and 6 River Systems' worldwide fulfillment services are building the technology powering the future of the industry.

Our solutions are developed with a wall-to-wall mindset - making the entire fulfillment workflow more streamlined from start to finish. To improve efficiency, optimize labor, and prioritize scalability, 6 River Systems creates a work environment that attracts, trains and retains warehouse associates, while powerful software enables supply chain directors and warehouse managers to quickly adapt to meet changes in demand. 

Founders Rylan Hamilton, Jerome Dubois and Chris Cacioppo bring deep knowledge of robotics, software and fulfillment operations. With their first-hand encounters of the limitations of traditional warehouse automation, they saw an opportunity to make fulfillment faster, better and available to everyone at 6 River Systems.

Today, as part of Shopify, 6 River Systems is empowering operators and entrepreneurs to compete in a multi-channel world by providing flexible fulfillment solutions. Built on a shared vision to democratize fulfillment, 6 River Systems joined Shopify to bring together the best technology and operational efficiencies to companies of all sizes around the world. 

The 6 River Systems team is over 300 employees strong and growing. 6 River Systems’ solutions are operating in more than 70 facilities in the U.S., Canada and Europe, fulfilling millions of units each week for companies including Lockheed Martin, Crocs, Bodybuilding.com, DM Fulfillment Services, Project Verte, ACT Fulfillment, GXO Logistics, and Office Depot.


Our History

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Founded by ex-Kiva executives

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COMMERCIAL
PILOT

Chuck starts to work in a warehouse

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Over 1 million units are fulfilled by 6 River Systems during Cyber Week.



ACQUIRED BY
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Expansion into Europe.

Launched wall-to-wall fulfillment solution.

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Expanding the wall-to-wall solution into a complete fulfillment

ECOSYSTEM

70+

sites under contract in the US, Canada and Europe.

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Founded by ex-Kiva executives

1ST

COMMERCIAL
PILOT

Chuck starts to work in a warehouse

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Over 1 million units are fulfilled by 6 River Systems during Cyber Week.

ACQUIRED BY

Expansion into Europe.

Launched wall-to-wall fulfillment solution.

ImageImage

Expanding the wall-to-wall solution into a complete fulfillment

ECOSYSTEM

70+

sites under contract in the US, Canada and Europe.






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EST.‘15

‘17

‘18

‘19

‘20

‘21



Our Fulfillment Solution

Empowering Associates & Operators

6 River Systems can double or triple the productivity of your warehouse associates—at half the cost of traditional automation and without requiring any new infrastructure or changing your warehouse layout.


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Give Your Team the Right Tools

  • Improve putaway, picking, sortation, packing and shipping
  • Interleave replenishment and other tasks to improve utilization of people and equipment across the facility for additional efficiency
  •  Go live in 2-4 weeks, achieve 2-3x increase in pick rates and realize full payback in 12-18 months
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Assign Work Intelligently

  • Smart allocation rules assign work from your order pool to optimize picking efficiency
  • 6RS supports singles, batch, discrete, zone and cluster picking - simultaneously
  • Associates are guided through a cart-build process at induction; totes can also be automatically loaded
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Make the Job Better

  • Accelerate training time and empower your workforce to succeed quickly
  • Safer than manual, heavy carts that lead to fatigue and injuries
  • Reduce walking by up to 50%
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Integrate and Expand Seamlessly

  • Integrate into any WMS— COTS, custom or cloud
  • Scales and flexes to meet seasonality and peak demands, without costly or disruptive infrastructure changes
  • Gain new capabilities through integration with peripheral devices and automation tools, with minimal disruption
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Make Data-Informed Decisions

  • Real-time intelligence and operations dashboards help identify trends and deliver proactive notifications so you can address problems before they occur
  • AI and machine learning enable the 6RS solution to deliver even more value over time
  • Continuous software updates enable new functionality without any hardware or infrastructure changes