Berlin, 30 June 2020 – PSI Polska Sp. z o.o. has implemented a new AI based function in the Warehouse Management System PSIwms at the distribution center of Polish clothing producer LPP S.A. Based on artificial intelligence algorithms the solution will optimize the order picking route. It will respond to the growing volume of online orders and a noticeable shift in the importance of various sales channels in the market.
The initial tests confirmed that the machine learning mechanism tool shortened order-picking routes by 30 percent. It significantly increased the efficiency of the order-picking processes at the distribution center by more than 11 percent.
LPP, the owner of Reserved, Cropp, House, Mohito and Sinsay brands, is an e-commerce market leader both in Poland and in Europe, handling around 11 million orders per year. Last year, the share of LPP’s online sales reached 12 percent. In the course of the Covid-19 pandemic online sales increased by factor four.
“As a result, it was necessary to optimize our logistics and IT systems to meet demand without compromising the product quality and the lead time of online orders”, explains Jacek Kujawa, LPP Vice President. “This is why we decided to rely on our long-standing business partner, PSI Polska, to roll out the solution based on AI algorithms. This will significantly enhance the efficiency of processing online orders.”
Based on its own software products, PSI Group develops and integrates complete solutions for optimizing the flow of energy and materials for utilities (energy networks, energy trading, public transport) and industry (mining, metals production, automotive, mechanical engineering, logistics). PSI was founded in 1969 and employs 2,000 persons worldwide.