Automation at NFI

This 6RS Customer Was Recognized for Innovation and Leadership in Fulfillment

Lauren Koppelman Last Updated: January 15th, 2021

Automation at NFI

Among the 10 companies honored in 2020 for utilizing technologies that will shape tomorrow’s supply chains, NextGen has recognized 6 River Systems customer NFI with the 2020 NextGen Supply Chain Award. The industry-leading supply chain provider partnered with 6 River Systems to bring flexible automation to one of their distribution centers in Indiana, increasing productivity when fulfilling orders for their customers’ consumers.

What NFI said:

“By partnering with technology providers such as 6 River Systems, we have been able to help our customers remain flexible and agile,” said Jimmy Shafer, Senior Vice President of Integrated Design & Solutions at NFI. “This flexibility has enabled our customers to remain competitive and resilient during COVID-19, despite the challenges various industries have collectively faced as a result. Innovation remains a priority at NFI and we continue to explore and invest in new technologies that will not only provide greater efficiency for our customers, but redefine the employee experience.”

NFI’s Results:

  • Increased picking accuracy to 99%
  • Increased average units picked per hour to 85
  • Reduced employee onboarding time from 72 hours to 6 hours
  • Enabled rapid employee onboarding during peak season

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