Falcon Autotech, DTDC partner to automate parcel sorting operations
Falcon's system can handle 9,000 parcels per hour.
Falcon Autotech, a leading supplier of intra-logistics automation solutions, has been selected by DTDC Express, one of India’s leading integrated express logistics company, to automate its parcel sorting operations at its super hub of 1,75,000 square feet in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
Using its cross-belt sorter technology, Falcon has designed DTDC's parcel sorting system, which can handle 9,000 parcels per hour, operate in a 24 X 7 environment, and can be expanded to cater to future growth. The new linear cross-belt solution leverages cutting-edge technology to automate key sorting processes in DTDC's warehouse including parcel profiling and sorting. The solution is designed to optimise space requirements for sorting operations, increase efficiency, and reduce operational costs.
"This solution is a testament of our commitment to providing innovative intra-logistics solutions that meet the evolving needs of our customers," said Naman Jain, CEO, Falcon.
“The new sorting system at hubs will be able to create unique bags for 233 locations pan India with a single configuration. It has internationally accepted features such as auto scanning and dimensioning which help us reduce human intervention. Overall, we are excited to see the benefits of this technology in action and believe this will help us increase our efficiency and reduce operating costs while improving the overall quality of service to our customers," said Abhishek Chakraborty, Executive Director, DTDC Express Limited.
Falcon and DTDC worked closely together to implement the warehouse automation solution, which included extensive testing and training to ensure a smooth transition to the new system.