Quicktron X Mondelēz International

Snacks Giant Triples Productivity with Robotics Automation
Retail & E-commerce

Mondelēz International stands as the world's premier snack brand, boasting a remarkable portfolio of over 200 brands that generate annual revenue exceeding $30 billion. The company is steadfast in its commitment to offering consumers a wide range of delicious, nutritious, and sustainable snacks. Mondelēz International faced a significant challenge with their existing Automated Storage and Retrieval System (ASRS), as it lacked the capability for automated ground movement of heavy payloads. The company recognized the need to enhance precision, safety, and efficiency in their material handling processes and sought a robust solution to address these issues and thereby contacted Quicktron.

Challenges and Objectives

Material Handling efficiency
Cost Optimization

Mondelēz International faced challenges in material handling efficiency, safety, precision, and cost optimization due to limitations in their existing Automated Storage and Retrieval System (ASRS), they mainly encountered the following challenges:

  • Material Handling Efficiency: The existing ASRS system was limited in its ability to efficiently handle heavy payloads and manual ground movement of pallets made the existing system inefficient and slow.
  • Safety: Ensuring a safe working environment for their operations.
  • Precision: Achieving precise point-to-point deliveries without manual intervention.
  • Cost Optimization: Enhancing overall cost efficiency.

To address these challenges, Mondelēz International established the following objectives:

  • Efficiency Enhancement: Implement a solution that would significantly enhance material handling efficiency.
  • Safety: Establish a safer working environment for their operations.
  • Precision: Achieve precise point-to-point deliveries without relying on manual labor.
  • Cost Savings: Optimize operational costs and enhance cost efficiency.

Solution and Benefits

12,500 SQM
Automated Area
Mobile Robots
Error Reduction
Efficiency Boost

Quicktron's innovative solution revolutionized Mondelēz International's material handling operations, a fleet of 32 mobile robots seamlessly integrated with their existing ASRS system realizing the unmanned ground operations.

  • Mobile Robot Fleet: Quicktron deployed a cutting-edge fleet of 32 M-Series Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) that seamlessly integrated with their existing ASRS system. The automated area covered 12,500 square meters.
  • RCS System: Leveraging Quicktron's Robotic Control System (RCS), these robots achieved material handling with an exceptional accuracy rate of 99.99%, all this has been done through AI algorithms for an optimized traffic flow creating a safer working environment while boosting efficiency.
  • Productivity Increase: The result was a remarkable threefold increase in productivity, realized through precise point-to-point deliveries using advanced robotics that eliminated the need for manual intervention.
  • Error Reduction: Quicktron's solution reduced errors by an impressive 70%.
  • 24/7 Operations: The system can operate seamlessly 24/7. These robots tirelessly move across the warehouse, performing mundane tasks.
  • Overall Cost Savings: The implementation of the automation solution resulted in an overall cost savings of $844,000 per year.

"Quicktron's cutting-edge robotics solution has transformed our material handling operations at Mondelēz International. The substantial increase in efficiency, remarkable error reduction, and significant cost savings have had a tremendous impact on our operations. We are now able to provide our consumers with delicious and sustainable snacks more efficiently than ever before, all while prioritizing safety in our working environment."

Mondelēz International

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