Somerfield Selects Voxware's VoiceLogistic for Initial Deployment
PRINCETON, NJ - Voxware Inc. (NASDAQ OTC: VOXW), a speech recognition company providing natural language-based solutions for industrial applications, announced that Somerfield plc (LONDON: SOF), has selected Voxware's VoiceLogistics solution for deployment in one of their UK distribution facilities. The initial deployment will be for 26 VoiceLogistics users in one of the three areas at the distribution center. The project began in April and is anticipated to go live in July. The picking application developed by Voxware addresses different types of picking operations in three different environments--item picking in the dry, cooler and freezer areas, as well as put-to-store operations with catchweights. The solution will also include Voxware's VoxView Web-based management solution to provide oversight and reporting, and real-time management of operations at the distribution center. "We are excited about the implementation of this new technology into our operations," said Neil Rixon, Logistics Development Director for Somerfield. "The operational benefits in improved productivity and accuracy will accrue financially to our bottom line. Our addition of new technology, and the implementation of streamlined processes to take advantage of this technology, figure prominently in our strategic plan for growth and improved profitability. In addition, the combination of improved order accuracy and increased visibility into our distribution operations is expected to significantly improve service levels to our stores," concluded Rixon.