How to Manage the Long Term Cost of Voice Directed Picking

Voice picking has evolved from an experimental technology to an industry best practice. The wave of adoption is growing, fueled by many documented cases of double-digit productivity increases and near-zero error rates.

Productivity up. Mistakes down. What’s not to like?

How To Manage the Long Term Cost of Voice Picking

Many companies win with voice in year one. But in years two, three, and four – when change happens and agility is needed – they lose to peers who know how to manage total cost of ownership (TCO) more effectively.

What are the strings attached to legacy voice solutions, and how can you break them to ensure that your company gets the best TCO from voice picking? Plan up front to manage these three key issues:

  • Future business process changes
  • Future WMS leverage
  • Future hardware refreshes


Perceptive readers can see the word “future” was repeated. Not always high on the radar when a voice system is first being evaluated and deployed, these issues escalate dramatically in importance after the solution has become a mission-critical part of the operation. In every case they can have major cost consequences. Read this white paper to learn more about voice directed picking with no strings attached.