B2B Distribution

Accelerate warehouse productivity and adapt to a shifting B2B landscape with flexible fulfillment automation

Stay ahead of tight SLAs and labor scarcity

With labor challenges (hiring, training and retaining) and shortened SLAs, B2B distributors have to efficiently fulfill orders to satisfy customers and earn their return business.

B2B distributors are moving away from manual fulfillment processes and static, legacy automation in favor of flexible solutions that can scale and adjust to their needs.

6 River Systems' floor-to-ceiling and wall-to-wall fulfillment capabilities, including our collaborative mobile robot, Chuck, can help B2B distributors attract, train and retain associates, lower the cost of fulfillment, and deliver a best-in-class customer experience.


Attract, train and retain associates

It's difficult to hire and wages are increasing, which means training and time to productivity are more expensive. Not only is Chuck a magnet for new talent, but training time is reduced to minutes.

With 6 River Systems' system-directed picking to guide associates through more efficient and accurate pick runs, and Chuck eliminating the need to push or pull a heavy cart over the "long walk," it's also easier to keep your team happy and healthy.


Lower fulfillment costs

Our autonomous mobile robot is easy to deploy and scale, and works to constantly improve performance and lower variable cost per task and the total cost of fulfillment.


Meet More SLAs, more accurately

Meet the most complex SLAs in less time and make good on your customer commitments with 6 River Systems' Guaranteed SLA feature. Ensure order accuracy with Chuck's UI, guided picking process and AI-driven work allocation software.


Take action from new operational visibility

6 River Systems’ cloud-based Fulfillment Command Center, The Bridge, uses information from your WMS and real-time performance data from Chuck, to help you further optimize throughput, manage your assets and labor planning.


Capabilities that make 6 River Systems a leader in B2B distribution


System Directed Workflows

System-directed workflows guide associates through their tasks quickly, keep them focused and drive performance consistency that enables smarter labor planning.


Configurability & Capacity

Chuck carries a broad range of SKUs or container types for 3X more workspace than other AMRs while supporting discrete, batch, cluster and zone picking.


Wall-to-Wall Capabilities

Optimize throughput across your entire building including, slotting, packout, replenishment and putaway.


“We’ve never had anything that would allow the people or management to be able to see what we were doing. I’ll be working on the dashboards and I’ll feel that somebody is behind me - it’s somebody looking to see what their numbers are.”

KATIE YOUNG, Sr. Manager of Operations
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The Business Case for Collaborative Mobile Robotics

Based on interviews with more than 25 early adopters of collaborative mobile robots (CMR), this report assesses how CMR increase labor productivity and flexibility, yield a multi-million dollar net present value and deliver a 15-month return on investment.

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