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management system. We deployed it to minimize loss of product and increase our picking lines per hour. After TWL, everyone could locate products—whether they were in picking, shipping, or receiving. Even with 60,000 to 80,000 products in the warehouse, the picks per hour increased significantly. Fischer says, Before implementing TWL, our pick rate was about two-and-a-half to three lines per hour. After TWL, we started running at about five-and-a-half lines per hour. We didn''t reduce staff, but we