Warehouse Automation

Revolutionize your fulfillment potential.

Warehouses are complex operations, managing various processes and tasks for inventory management, material handling, and goods distribution. Today, the market dynamics are changing more than ever and dictate an entirely new level of efficient and reliable operations.

NextFirst creates cohesive warehouse automation systems to address the most demanding supply chain and distribution channels. Our warehouse automation solutions handle your needs for speed, flexibility and efficiency while reducing costs. Our solution takes care of a high number of SKUs, hard-to-predict SKU demand, lean stocking strategy, demand for quick order turnaround, and  variety in orders and sizes.

We make this possible by thoroughly studying your warehouse landscape and combining it with our material kinetics expertise, linear motor design, and a host of application-specific shuttles. In this way, we build next-generation solutions tailored to address your specific challenges.

We also offer advanced engineering services to solution providers and component suppliers to facilitate clean-sheet designs based around problem statements.

We help:

  • Increase top line revenue by boosting production rates and increasing yields;
  • Decrease costs by driving savings in labor, space, and energy consumption;
  • Streamline process flows for greater efficiency;
  • Fulfill high demand with ease
  • Provide scalable solutions that cater to complexities, such as storage density and product variety;
  • Accelerate time-to-market.

Use Cases

Where it matters

Order Fulfillment
Besides lowering operating costs, upgrading to an automated fulfillment system will significantly improve accuracy, efficiency, productivity, and distribution speed.
Our product and location agnostic sorting process helps achieve order fulfillment along with reduced labor costs, optimized pick strategy, improved order accuracy and increased order volume.
Point Solution
We help build customized solutions for your specific use cases. We also ensure our solutions will integrate with your existing operations
Item Consolidation
Our order consolidation architecture can handle demand surges while optimizing space and productivity, enabling high picking speeds, reducing shipping costs, and eliminating human error.
Cross Docking
Our automated cross-docking sortation solution boosts receiving and sorting processes and is also suitable for zero-inventory distribution centers.. Our solution will reduce operating costs, increase production rates, and streamline the entire distribution process.
Robotic Material Handling
Our industrial robots are skilled in material handling, reducing error margins to negligible levels, and efficiently maneuvering raw materials, sub-assemblies, completed assemblies, or packaged products.

Related Case Studies

Automation Sortation System for Cross Dock

A large retailer desired a system that handled and sorted various suppliers’ items and totes while ensuring minimum footprint and high throughput requirements.

Learn how NextFirst delivered a custom solution for their requirements.

Multi-Item Consolidation 

A large US e-retailer decided to sort their products based on their shipping location.

Learn how NextFirst addressed their problem.

Inbound Storage

A domestic manufacturing assembly retailer with few SKUs wanted an inbound material planned storage system for ease of operation and just in time production.

Learn more about how NextFirst’s solution achieved it.

Book a consultation with us to explore the appropriate automation for your warehouse.