Picavi GmbH puts a management trio in charge: The management of the pick-by-vision specialist is expanded to include Carsten Funke and Ralph Schraven. Together with Ulrich Prinz, who succeeds Jens Harig and is heading the management as CEO, the long-standing executives will continue to drive Picavi's international growth.
Carsten Funke has been with Picavi since 2016. As CSO, he is responsible for sales and marketing and has established Picavi on the North American market, leading the Picavi US Inc. as CEO since 2019. Funke has been appointed to the management board together with Ralph Schraven, who has been driving the technical development of Picavi's products and services as CTO and COO since 2018. Picavi's new CEO is Ulrich Prinz, a manager with experience in the IT industry. The new management trio intends to further accelerate Picavi's successful international growth and apply the company’s expertise in new areas. An additional focus will be the the new subscription model “Vision-as-a-Service”, giving users unlimited access to the Pick-by-Vision ecosystem at a fixed monthly price per workstation, as well as maximum flexibility and investment security.
Numerous large, international companies from a wide range of industries already rely on Picavi Pick-by-Vision. Founded in 2013, Picavi was the first provider with a market-ready pick-by-vision solution in 2015. Today, the company’s reference list includes numerous applications that go far beyond manual picking. In the goods-to-person environment for example, the solution ensures up to 15% higher productivity and a significantly faster return-on-investment compared to conventional put-to-light systems. Additionally, the system can be used for in-store fulfillment processes or in reverse logistics as an intelligent assistance systems for employees.
About Picavi GmbH
Picavi's Pick-by-Vision solution enables consistent visual guidance via smart glasses for picking goods in intralogistics. The use of the innovative application maximizes productivity in warehouses and minimizes the error rate. The warehouse workers have both hands free for their primary work, picking the goods, thanks to wearing the data glasses.
Picavi was founded in 2013 and has been offering its market-ready Pick-by-Vision solution for warehouse management since 2015. The company's headquarters are located in the Aachen technology region. Numerous large, internationally active companies from a wide variety of industries are already using Picavi products in their day-to-day business.
An extensive network of service, integration, technology and sales cooperations supports the 30 employees in their work for customers. Picavi is one of Glass's close partners. The data eyewear manufacturer has been on the market with the Glass Enterprise Edition 2 model since spring 2019. In order to continuously improve their glasses, both companies rely on a constant exchange of knowledge, which creates synergies thanks to the combination of their respective key competencies.
The revolutionary approach to the design of order picking has already been rewarded with a large number of accolades, including the IT innovation prize in the industry & logistics category of the "Initiative Mittelstand" (medium-sized business initiative) in 2016. As a member of the Bundesvereinigung Logistik (German Logistics Association) and other industry organizations, the logistics specialist is an integral part of the dialog in intralogistics.
Marina Jahns • Picavi GmbH
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