Client Success - Brown Distributing

Brown Distributing

Brown Distributing

Austin Texas based wholesale beer and beverage distributor.

Business Overview

Brown Distributing, headquartered in Austin Texas is one of the leading distributors of Anheuser-Busch products along with a broad selection of import brands, microbrews, craft beers and several non-alcohol beverages and waters.

Distributing over 8 million cases annually and serving a large seven county region since 1962.

Brown operates from a 130,000 sq. ft. climate controlled distribution facility which processes customer orders across 26 routes.

Business Objectives

Improve operational performance for inbound, outbound and inventory control.

Establish real time management visibility to operational metrics.

Increase picking accuracy and quality control capabilities.


Warehouse Director (WMS)

Load Director

Layer Director

Voice Director


Improved Layer and Case pick rates by 60% in the first two months of deployment reducing outbound picking and loading shift time, overtime and labor costs.

Provided 100% real time visibility to all operational metrics and labor efficiency improving management and continual improvement capability and delivering predicative operational capacity and resource requirements.

Improved outbound Order Accuracy by 100%.

Reduced new hire training time from months to hours in layer and case picking operations.

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