MINNEAPOLIS, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Pragmatek Consulting Group announces the addition of voice-activated picking systems for warehouses and distribution centers as a newly designated Total Solutions Provider of Vocollect. To lead the sales team for the new offering, Scott Wasilowski has joined the firm as vice president of voice technology sales with extensive Vocollect experience.
As a Vocollect partner, Pragmatek provides voice-activated technology and implementation services to improve worker productivity of distribution and supply chain centers, manufacturers, and grocery and convenience stores. Capabilities include: picking/selection, replenishment/put-away, cycle count, receiving, and outbound/loading.
“Pragmatek has long been known for finding ways for its clients to save money by improving business process flow and integrating improvements with ERP systems,” says Steve Bloom, Pragmatek’s CEO. “Vocollect has shown to save money by improved productivity of up to 35 percent and inventory accuracy levels up to 99 percent. The investment payback is 12 months or less.”
Wasilowski offers 20 years of sales experience, including his most recent position as the North Central territory account manager for Vocollect. His background includes sales positions with Oracle and Lawson Software. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from St. Mary’s College in Winona. He also has served in the U.S. Marines. He resides in Apple Valley.
“By allowing warehouse workers to work hands- and eyes-free, an organization can drive down operating costs by more than 50 percent in some instances,” says Wasilowski.
Vocollect, a business unit of Intermec, Inc., is the leader in creating and providing voice-centric solutions for mobile workers in distribution and warehouse environments worldwide. The speech recognition software and extreme recognition accuracy of in-vocabulary speech helps customers achieve a higher level of business performance through voice. For more information, visit www.vocollect.com .
Based in Minneapolis, Pragmatek offers SAP services, management consulting and enterprise performance management. The firm is an advanced business partner and marketer of the IBM Cognos Business Analytics and Optimization solution. Pragmatek works with clients to design and implement operational, supply chain and business intelligence strategies to gain and sustain a competitive advantage. For more information, visit www.pragmatek.com .