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AHS and Radial Enter into Partnership to Install North America's Most Advanced Exotec Skypod System to Innovate Gymshark's Fulfillment
Fremont, CA: With a portfolio that includes 3PL, eCommerce, retail, wholesale, food and beverage, and healthcare, AHS is a leading full-service integrator of automated fulfillment and distribution solutions. AHS, headquartered in Erlanger, Kentucky, is dedicated to maximizing the supply chain's potential in order to help its clients better serve their customers. The company leverages strategic partnerships with equipment and robotics manufacturers to develop best-in-class solutions that address a wide range of pain points, as evidenced by its clients' success.
Advanced Handling Systems, a leading full-service integrator of automated fulfillment and distribution solutions, and Radial, a bpost group company, a leader in omnichannel e-commerce technologies and operations, has been continuing partnership to implement a new system for Gymshark in Allentown, PA. The Exotec Skypod System will be used as the central pick engine in this facility, seamlessly switching between batch and discrete picking to optimize the overall facility. The explosive growth of Gymshark compelled AHS and Radial to think outside the box, with flexibility as the top priority. This impressive system will be capable of producing over 240,000 units per day.
Gymshark is a fitness community and clothing brand headquartered in the United Kingdom. With customers in over 180 countries, the brand has grown from a screen-printing operation in a garage to one of the fastest-growing and most recognizable brands in fitness. Gymshark has formed a partnership with Radial and AHS to broaden its reach and implement the high-performing Exotec Skypod System in the 640,000 square foot Allentown fulfillment center in support of its increased growth.
"Working with both Radial and AHS – we believe we are investing in a partnership and solution that will not only allow us to offer a best-in-class service to our customers in the U.S., but also allow us to scale the operation as we continue to grow in the North American Market," stated Chris Ormonde, Operations Director, Gymshark.
AHS is the leading Exotec Skypod System integrator in North America, having launched and installed several Exotec Skypod Systems in the country. Over 100 Skypod robots will be used in this system to help Gymshark's mission of providing innovative and effective performance wear to its customers. This sophisticated system is set to go live in the third quarter of 2022.
"AHS and Radial have been long-term partners in enhancing many successful fulfillment centers over the past several years," remarked Jordan Frank, Sr. Director of System Sales at AHS, LLC. "This project takes our partnership to the next level and showcases the passion and commitment Radial has towards innovation."