ASCTrac® WMS Picking Modules

ASCTrac® Picking Module

"We saved as much as 35% on our labor costs by using the fully integrated picking and shipping solution from ASC. We also increased the accuracy of all of our picked orders to 99.9%."

Tony H. - ASCTrac® Customer

Picking - Accurate and Efficient

Managing large volumes of customer and production orders can be difficult, complex, and even intimidating to some warehouse and production managers.

The ASCTrac® Order picking processes automate many of these complex processes using built-in, configurable picking processes.

You define the logic, from the simplest of picking parameters (single order, FIFO, pick path optimization) to more sophisticated functions like picking to mixed containers, pick batches/bulk, zone picking, multiple pickers per zone, pick-and-pass, assignments of pickers or not, and picking by hard or soft allocation.

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Full Picking Solution:

The ASCTrac ® WMS base package includes the ability to manage all aspects of picking outbound orders. All picking functions within ASCTrac® WMS are system-directed, optimizing pick paths and usage of material handling equipment, FIFO-FEFO, expiration code dates, same lot groups; interleaving tasks such as cycle counts, replenishing pick locations, item/location consolidation, and emergency order picking, cross docking, etc. While these processes appear to be fairly straightforward from an operator's perspective, a number of processes take place within the ASCTrac® WMS Order Picking Module to present each picking requirement to the operator. These "behind the scenes" processes simply follow the rules you configure for each warehouse, picker, item, item category, location, zone, etc.

The ASCTrac® Picking Module supports picking and staging items for production, or issuing them directly to production lines. It supports forward picking for replenishment, and multi-layered KIT picking logic as well.

More than twenty-two years of features and proven results have been field proven in our picking processes.

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Picking Workflow:

ASCTrac® WMS supports direct and staged loading processes. Operators can use wireless scanning computers to confirm that materials (skids, cases, or containers) are picked and loaded in sequence for the correct trailer (confirm shipment), providing real time data for shipping manifests and bill of lading creation. After loading is complete, Advance Ship Notice (ASN) details can be created and routed to your host system (or via a third-party EDI translator module). Additional reports about each trailer's contents and the number of orders within each trailer can be generated as well. "Product Withdrawal" reporting is also easy with ASCTrac's® WMS picking module.

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Picking Module Features:

  • Sales orders, work orders, or other picking requests can be downloaded from any host computer system to ASCTrac® WMS, or entered directly into ASCTrac using built in order entry capabilities.
  • All picking functions are wirelessly directed and you can configure order picking to support priority level picking, skid/pallet picking, case/item picking, order/pick waves, replenishment picking, lot/serial number picking, emergency order picking, etc.
  • Pre-staged or direct-to-truck loading supported.
  • Warehouse supervisors can schedule orders, order pickers, and dock doors using ASCTrac's built in scheduling features.
  • ASCTrac® WMS supports picking of raw materials to fill production orders (based on a bill of materials) as well as issuing raw materials to staging areas, manufacturing work cells, or production lines.
  • Finished goods putaway (by item number, lot number, zone, skid/pallet ID, etc.) and direct returns of all unused production materials are also supported. So is soft and hard allocation.
  • Confirm pick/ship capabilities make certain that the correct order is scheduled, picked, loaded (in sequence if required), and shipped correctly.
  • ASCTrac® Order Picking Module allows "locking down" and unlocking of orders once picking starts, as well as the opening, loading, unloading, closing, reopening, and shipping of trailers.
  • Multiple trailers can be shipped per order, and host updates can be per your requirements.
  • Bill of lading reports, shipping labels, and standard shipping reports can be generated or printed.
  • ASN compliance labels (any size or format) can be designed by you, generated, and printed - even from the wireless computer.
  • Optional Parcel Shipping Module is available. Packing verification module is also available.
  • ASCTrac® WMS supports multiple sites, and other user-configurable functions

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Benefits of the ASCTrac® Picking Module:

  • Helps achieve near 100% efficiency with directed functions
  • Helps achieve near 100% inventory accuracy at all levels
  • Helps achieve near 100% picking accuracy at all levels
  • With your new found automation, you will have happier customers!

See our other module pages for additional functionality and details. Information on other available modules can also be obtained by contacting ASC or one of our Solution Partners.

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