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380 Voice Units to Power Operational Improvements
Voxware, Inc, a leading supplier of software for voice-driven logistics solutions, has announced that Somerfield Stores have placed an order for a voice solution that will streamline the company's flow-through operations.
The order is part of an initiative that will further optimize Somerfield's logistics operations. Voxware's open, SOA-based software product, Voxware 3.0, will provide the required voice solution, which will operate on 380 wireless devices supplied by LXE.
"We are already experienced users of Voxware voice technology, which supports our picking operation," said Andy Monk, Somerfield Distribution Director. "This new project represents an opportunity to realise further cost benefits, and the Voxware product is the right vehicle for us to achieve our goals."
The flow-through solution will be deployed in four Somerfield distribution facilities, which are operated by Wincanton Logistics.
"Voxware is honoured by the trust Somerfield have placed in us," said Stephen Gerrard, Voxware Vice President of International Operations. "Somerfield have ambitious plans to leverage voice technology, and naturally Voxware are pleased they have once again chosen our leading edge software."
Somerfield is a high street supermarket with over 1000 stores in many prominent locations throughout the UK offering high quality food with a particular emphasis on fresh foods and convenient shopping. Somerfield stores provide a modern retail environment in a convenient location with friendly and efficient service, and have more than 12 million customer visits every week.
Voxware, Inc. (Nasdaq: VOXW) provides open, standards-based software solutions for supply chain logistics that optimize the full spectrum of warehouse operations for greater accuracy, productivity and flexibility in supply chain execution. Voxware's corporate headquarters are in Lawrenceville, New Jersey, with operating offices in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the United Kingdom, Belgium and France.