Picking Strategies

Paperless Advantages

Optimization for a labour intensive process

With Pulpo WMS you can choose and combine several picking methods. A paperless and dynamic picking process can help you fulfill orders faster and with less labour. In contrast, a picking method that lacks efficiency or accuracy can negatively impact your customer satisfaction. Pulpo WMS always guides your employee through and optimal picking route. 

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Step-By-Step

The classic single order picking. Have your employees work one job at a time, saving time and reducing errors with the Pulpo WMS app. 

Barch Merge

One for All

Multi-Order Batch Picking. With Pulpo WMS you can combine several orders and assign them to one employee.

Split

All for One

Split Picking. You have to send a large order at once? With Pulpo WMS you have the option to split this load among several employees.

Cluster Picking

High productivity gains

For high order volumes per day 

Similar to batch picking, this method combines several orders in a picking task. Additionally, Pulpo WMS helps warehouse staff pre-sort the products into ordered containers during the picking process.
  • Can unburden your employees in the packing area
  • Your pickers can keep better track of your orders
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Cross-Docking

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Fast Goods-In and Goods-Out

Increase Just-In-Time Sales 

Cross-docking is a special form of order picking. An incoming product will be received in Pulpo WMS directly and placed in a temporary cross-docking position.  From there, the goods are then picked and taken to the packing station, without the article going through the warehousing process.

  • Can massively shorten the lead time of JIT orders
  • Reduces the administrative burden of JIT jobs

Additional Benefits

Enterprise level functionalities

More optimization and automation

In addition to advanced picking methods, many top-tier functionalities can be achieved with Pulpo WMS.
  • Automatic picking-task generation
  • Prioritization of outgoing orders
  • Sort articles in picking lists by the shortest route
  • Permission-based picking rules. Link user capabilities like forklift driving to heavy goods. 
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