An innovative suite of solutions, from Harland Simon, has been launched to help warehouse and logistics companies improve operational efficiency, safety and productivity. Called Vero, the new series of modules are easy to install, use and maintain, and provide the ability to track, monitor and plan the movement of pallets, RTIs, trucks, people and other key assets, in real time.
The Vero suite of solutions is made up of four key components: VeroTrack, VeroSafe, VeroCapture, and VeroLink. These can be used independently or integrated as part of a total logistics system.
VeroTrack features the latest location-aware technology, with a choice of optical, RFID or WiFi based devices, to track the location of people and materials handling equipment (MHE) in real time. An intelligent reporting engine then analyses the performance of assets, enabling managers to optimise the movement and operation of assets around the warehouse or wider logistics site. This can, for example, increase operator efficiency and accountability leading to improvements in productivity or cost savings by allowing the number of trucks in operation to be reduced.
The VeroSafe module allows incidents or near misses on the warehouse floor to be reduced by enabling the establishment of a safe zone around pedestrians, MHE and inventory. VeroSafe provides collision alerts, eliminates common time-intensive false alarm problems and collects data for analyses to inform operators about how to further enhance safety. This improves working conditions for staff and visitors, while also improving the efficiency of warehouse operations.