Granit PickPack™: The order picking software to automate and enhance reliability of your order handling processes


 

Order picking trolley equipped with Granit MultiPicking™Granit PickPack™ is the order picking system that includes all software necessary for order picking, quality control of orders, package labeling, shipping and follow-up.

Granit PickPack™ is particularly well suited for industries that require detailed order picking: Food, retail, cosmetics, office supplies, automotive spare parts, industrial supplies, ecommerce …

The order picking software Granit PickPack™ is the ideal tool to improve the quality and efficiency of your shipping service. It offers a solution adapted to various methods of work:

  • Picker driven by mobile terminal
  • Picker using an order picking cart
  • Picker at a set location

Granit PickPack™ augments your ERP by leveraging barcode and scanner technologies to automate and streamline the order receiving and order picking processes.

Additional software applications allow you to extend Granit PickPack™ functionalities: order receiving (Granit Mobile Receiving), shipping management (Granit Mobile Loading) and electronic exchange of commercial documents (ORDERS, DESADV, INVOIC, ...) with your suppliers or customers (Granit EDI).

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How the order picking software Granit PickPack™ works

The order fulfillment system Granit PickPack™ is characterized by a modular architecture to ensure maximum flexibility. It can easily keep up with the growth of your company and can be completed with new customized applications.

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Granit PickPack™ is designed to augment your existing ERP (SAP, Sage, Oracle, WinBiz, etc.) at a much lower price than the official products.

Granit PickPack™ can also operate autonomously.

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Granit PickPack™ consists of software applications running on various devices, such as standard computers, tablets or mobile terminals. Granit PickPack™ has been optimized to work with Datalogic Skorpio X3 and X4 barcode terminals but is also available on various Windows CE and Windows Mobile terminals.

Modules of Granit PickPack™

Logo of Granit PickPack MobilePicking™Granit MobilePicking™ for order picking on mobile terminal

Mobile terminal equipped with the order fulfillment software Granit MobilePicking™The order picking software Granit MobilePicking™ is an application for mobile terminal with an integrated barcode reader. It controls operators in preparing orders by indicating the locations where it needs to go and items to add to the order.

Main features:

  • Planing of items picking order (optimization of the path traveled by the operator)
  • Viewing of items to be prepared: reference number, product name, quantity, location
  • Validation of picked items by reading barcodes
  • Registration of additional data: Expiry date (EXP), batch number, traceability of pallets / packages
  • Instant detection of picking errors during the scan of items
  • Automatic check of the order
  • Constant connection to the PickPack Database over WiFi

Running on mobile terminal equipped with Windows CE or Windows Mobile.



Logo of Granit PickPack MobileCheckOrder™Granit MobileCheckOrder™ for order verification by mobile terminal

Mobile terminal equipped with the checking software Granit MobileCheckOrder™The checking software Granit MobileCheckOrder™ is an application for mobile terminal with an integrated barcode reader. It allows the controller to check the contents of a package and to ensure that there are no picking errors.

Main features:

  • Order details immediately accessible
  • Validation of items by reading barcodes
  • Detailed check of every order with instant detection of errors: too many items, missing items, etc.
  • Constant connection to the PickPack Database over WiFi

Running on mobile terminal equipped with Windows CE or Windows Mobile.



Logo of Granit PickPack MultiPicking™Granit MultiPicking™ for picking of several orders simultaneously

The order picking software Granit MultiPicking™ running on a tactile tabletThe order picking software Granit MultiPicking™ allows the preparation of several orders at the same time.

Running on a tablet or an embedded computer, Granit MultiPicking™ is designed to equip an order picking trolley.

Main features:

  • Multiple order picking at the same time
  • Automatic grouping of items
  • Planing of items picking order (optimization of the path traveled by the operator)
  • Viewing of items to be prepared: reference number, product name, quantity, location, order number
  • Validation of items by reading barcodes
  • Registration of additional data: Expiry date (EXP), batch number, traceability of pallets / packages
  • Instant detection of picking errors during the scan of items
  • Automatic order check
  • Contextual help guiding the work of the operator
  • Constant connection to the PickPack Database over WiFi


Logo of Granit PickPack Admin™Granit Admin™: Management tools and statistical tools

The software Granit Admin™ is a Windows application combining all the features required for the administration of the pick and pack software Granit PickPack™ and for monitoring activities.

Main features:

  • Operator Management

  • Delivery order management:
  • Search by date, by order number, by status, by operator
  • Manual override of the delivery order status (to prepare, in progress, suspend, validated, packed)
  • Individual or grouped order printing

  • Item management:
  • Import of product references
  • Management of the various logistics units for each product
  • Management of products combination (one barcode for a group of items)

  • Packing management:
  • Monitoring of packing process for shipping (delivery in one or several parcel)
  • Parcel identification with barcode provided by the carrier
  • Printing of shipping labels with barcode provided by the carrier (option)

  • Statistical tools



Logo of Granit PickPack PrintLabel™Granit PrintLabel™ for creating and printing of product labels

The software Granit PrintLabel™ is a Windows application grouping all the features necessary to create and print products labels. This module is intended for businesses that must manage products not identified by any barcode.



Logo of Granit PickPack PrintOrder™Granit PrintOrder™ for automatic printing of delivery orders

The software Granit PrintOrder™ is a Windows application managing automatically the printing of delivery orders to be prepared. The delivery orders are automatically sorted according to predefined criteria (priority, recipient, shipping mode, etc) and they are printed in sorted batch.


Extension for the pick and pack software Granit PickPack™

Logo of Granit Mobile Receiving™Granit Mobile Receiving™ for order receipt by mobile terminal

The order receiving software Granit Mobile Receiving™ is an application for mobile terminal with an integrated barcode reader. It allows the operator to check the contents of a delivery on the fly and to identify in detail the errors made by the supplier.

Main features:

  • Viewing of items to receive: reference number, product name, quantity, etc.
  • Validation of items by reading barcodes on consumer unit (unitary item), logistics unit (cartons) and shipping unit (pallets)
  • Detailed check of every delivery with instant detection of errors: too many items, missing items, etc.
  • Constant connection to the PickPack Database over WiFi

Running on mobile terminal equipped with Windows CE or Windows Mobile.



Logo of Granit Mobile Loading™Granit Mobile Loading™ for order shipment by mobile terminal

The order shipment software Granit Mobile Loading™ is an application for mobile terminal with an integrated barcode reader. It allows to organize the order shipment by defining the loading priority of the shipments according to the destination and the carrier, to check that the orders are loaded in full (Identification of each pallet/package composing an order) and ensures the traceability of shipments.

Main features:

  • Viewing of the details of the pallets/packages to be loaded for each order
  • Validation of shipped elements by reading SSCC barcodes (SSCC: Serial Shipping Container Code)
  • Detailed check of every order to be loaded with instant detection of errors: missing order, incomplete order (missing pallet/package)
  • Constant connection to the PickPack Database over WiFi

Running on mobile terminal equipped with Windows CE or Windows Mobile.


Logo of Granit EDI™Granit EDI™ for the electronic exchange of commercial documents

The software module Granit EDI™ (EDI: Electronic Data Interchange) allows the automatic exchange of information in electronic form between the company and its business partners (suppliers, customers, etc.).

Based on the EDIFACT standard, Granit EDI ™ allows the transmission of orders, delivery notices, product receipt data and invoices (E-Invoicing). To ensure data integrity, unambiguous identification is used through the Global Trade Item Number (GTIN) for products and through the Global Location Number (GLN) for trading partners in accordance with the GS1 standard.

Granit EDI™ is used if your ERP does not have an EDI function. In this case, Granit PickPack ™ serves as an EDI exchange platform between your ERP and your business partners.



Main benefits of the order picking software Granit PickPack™

 

  • Flexible architecture that grows with your company

  • Suitable for different order picking methods: « Pick and pack », « Pick then pack », « Pick to belt », « Pick and sort »

  • Simultaneous preparation of several orders (« Batch picking »)

  • High productivity and efficiency (with optimal calculation of routes for pickers)

  • Avoid picking errors and improve accuracy

  • User-friendly (intuitive graphical interface with contextual help)

  • Traceability of logistic flows with transactions recording (Who? What? When?)

  • Reports and statistics tools for management

  • Automatic data synchronization with external management systems (ERP)

  • Compatible with most common barcodes: GS1 (GTIN8, GTIN13, GTIN14), GS1-128 (Code 128), ITF-14, EAN8, EAN13, Code 39, Code 93, Interleaved 2 of 5, UPC-A, UPC-E, etc. 

  • Multilingual software: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese



Glossary: Definition of « business » terms

 

  • Item: Products or goods with distinct characteristics (syn. Reference)

  • Kitting: Picking of items necessary for product manufacturing (equivalent to picking but for internal use)

  • Order line: Part of an order indicating the desired quantity of a specific item

  • Picking: Operation of gathering items for an order

  • Pick and pack: Preparation method where items are immediately packaged

  • Pick then pack: Preparation method where items are first picked and then only packaged at the end of the preparation process

  • Pick to belt, pick and sort: Preparation method where the selected items are placed on a conveyor belt to be sorted

  • Order picking: All the operations which allow to gather all the items of an order and to group them together before shipping

  • Batch picking: Preparation method consisting in preparing several orders simultaneously



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