Rensick Reduces Labor Costs 30 Percent With Lucas

Resnick used RF applications for receiving, replenishment and other tasks, but order picking was still a manual, paper-based process. Given the wide range of products Resnick distributes, the 100,000 square foot DC in New Brunswick, N.J. has a number of different picking areas with different process types which created unique challenges in streamlining end-to-end fulfillment operations. In an effort to increase efficiency and throughput, Resnick reconfigured their forward pick areas and implemented Lucas to improve and optimize their hands-on processes.

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About Resnick Distributors

Resnick Distributors is a growing distributor of food and beverage, health, beauty and other product categories to 1,500 convenience stores, pharmacies, supermarkets, tobacco shops, gift shops, specialty stores, wholesalers and concessions throughout the Northeast and mid-Atlantic.

“The Lucas solution has had a profound effect on our business, both from the perspective of front- line managers as well as our hourly workers.”
Steven Resnick, President

The Lucas Solution

The Results

  • Increased picking productivity – reduced overtime by 80 percent leading to a 30 percent savings in labor costs
  • Picking errors reduced by 60 percent

  • Improved accountability among managers
  • Training reduced to 1 day and turnover declined due to improved work processes for selectors