PSS Distribution Services Co. Implements Voice Directed Picking Technology

DAYTON, NEW JERSEY-August 25, 2008—PSS Distribution Services Co., the Northeast’s premier services provider in warehousing, storage, transportation and distribution since 1983, is proud to announce the implementation of the Softeon powered Voice Directed Picking Technology.

This system uses speech recognition and speech synthesis to allow workers to communicate verbally with the system. Workers use a wireless, wearable computer with a headset and microphone, which links the server via a radio frequency network.

In the case of in-voice directed picking, for example, the order picker is instructed by voice, via the headset, what to pick and where to pick it. He then verbally confirms his actions back to the system through the microphone, facilitating increased efficiency.

This system also works in the Goods Receiving Process, order checking, put away and the replenishment process.

"The PSS client base consists of top tier companies that require top tier distribution services partners", states Gary Borne, President of PSS Distribution Services Co. "To say that we are extremely excited and proud of this new product would be an understatement. Our partnership with Softeon allowed us to utilize this cutting edge efficiency tool. We look forward to continuing the roll-out of this product throughout our network of distribution centers".

Softeon is a focused supplier of supply chain execution (SCE) solutions, including warehouse management, order management and transportation. For more information, visit

About PSS Distribution Services

PSS Distribution Services is the Northeast's premier services provider and a leader in warehousing, storage, transportation and distribution since 1983. PSS is an industry-leading third party distribution services provider whom Fortune 500 companies have come to rely on for their expertise in consumer product distribution, reverse logistics, transportation and packaging services. The company's state-of-the-art Warehouse Management and Road Transportation Systems offer applications that include: EDI, Radio Frequency and Bar-coding, Comprehensive Inventory Control and Activity Reports, Lot Code and Shelf Life Management and Monitoring, Document Imaging, Product Recall Program and our Net View Internet Enabled Access.

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