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Company Overview of Kiva Systems LLC

Company Overview

Kiva Systems LLC, a material handling company, provides solutions for order fulfillment. The company provides Kiva Mobile-robotic Warehouse Automation System, an order fulfillment solution that encompasses inventory control, forward replenishment, picking, packing, shipping sortation, and finishing. It also offers hardware and software service and support, as well as training programs to its customers. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in North Reading, Massachusetts. Kiva Systems LLC operates as a subsidiary of Amazon.com Inc.

300 Riverpark Drive

North Reading, MA 01864

United States

Founded in 2003

Phone:

781-221-4640

Fax:

781-221-3077

Key Executives for Kiva Systems LLC

Founder
President and Chief Operating Officer
Technical Co-Founder and Vice President of Systems Engineering
Vice President of Process Excellence
Vice President of Research and Development
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Kiva Systems LLC Key Developments

The Timberland Company Implements Kiva Systems, Inc. to Automate All Wholesale, Retail and Direct-To-Consumer Fulfillment Activities in Almelo, Netherlands

Kiva Systems, Inc. announced that The Timberland Company has successfully implemented a Kiva system to automate all wholesale, retail and direct-to-consumer fulfillment activities in its European distribution center in Almelo, Netherlands. Timberland is a global leader in the design, engineering and marketing of premium-quality footwear, apparel and accessories for consumers. Kiva uses robotic drive units that bring inventory on mobile shelves directly to employees, allowing easy and efficient access to all inventory items at all times. Unlike traditional conveyor, carousel and automatic storage and retrieval systems, the Kiva solution can handle products of all shapes and sizes, and automatically brings products to operators. Kiva is a complete automation solution that encompasses inventory control, forward replenishment, picking, packing, shipping, sortation, finishing and quality assurance to simultaneously improve warehouse productivity, speed, accuracy and flexibility. The Kiva solution goes beyond traditional warehouse automation, and delivers breakthrough performance for Timberland by: Increasing productivity significantly from previous automation; Improving order accuracy, ensuring that inventory and orders are 99.99% accurate; Eliminating all order batching and waving, enabling real-time order fulfillment; Allowing Timberland the pay-as-it-grows flexibility to handle volumes with the ability to easily add capacity quickly as needed over time.

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