The distributorship said it plans to expand voice with an aggressive schedule that assumes a new broadline site will be rolled out every three to five weeks. Once the implementations are complete in 2009, PFG, the third largest distributorship, according to the 2008 ID Top 50, will have more than 600 workers across 18 broadline distribution centers nationwide on the system.
Currently PFG is using voice in its picking applications, according to the announcement. The integration of pick slot movement data triggers the warehouse management system (WMS) to generate immediate replenishment for pick slots low on inventory. Since voice has been deployed in several of PFG