July 2017 Modern Materials Handling Issue

In this issue:
  • Southern Glazer's Wine & Spiris: Designed to last
  • Best Practices: What's the heart of your system?
  • Reader Survey: Results of our annual software user survey
  • Special Report: Top 20 Supply Chain Management Suppliers
  • Equipment Report: Robotics


IN THIS ISSUE
By · July 14, 2017
Shuttle and case dispensing technologies help Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits keep up with demand in one of the most competitive markets in the country.


By · July 14, 2017
On Long Island, the country’s premier distributor of wine and spirits turned to shuttle and case dispensing technology to add new life to an old DC.


By · July 13, 2017
While automated equipment at today’s warehouses can be at the heart of their success, any single piece of automation needs to be balanced with upstream and downstream processes, raising the importance of software to sync the flow of work and ensure the heart of the system keeps ticking.


By · July 13, 2017
Consolidation, competition and the Cloud are shaping the software landscape around the world as the market continues to heat up.


By · July 12, 2017
Having graduated from concept to compelling, robotic piece-picking solutions are hungry for career advancement.


By · July 12, 2017
Labor management systems have started to expand beyond engineered standards by integrating machine learning and other capabilities that further enhance their position in the supply chain software stable.


By · July 12, 2017
Modern Materials Handling staff sat down with John Reichert Chairman of Integrated Systems Solutions Group (ISSG) at MHI


By · July 12, 2017
Modular order fulfillment software supports significant increase in transactions for leading digital retailer.


By · July 12, 2017
New software, hardware and voice-directed processes increase visibility and flexibility for manufacturer/distributor.


By · July 12, 2017
Coast-to-coast, third-party logistics provider streamlines operations across its network.


By · July 12, 2017
New system for weighing and dimensioning irregularly shaped items cuts shipping costs for e-commerce and omni-channel facilities.


By · July 12, 2017
Narrow and very narrow aisles offer many of the benefits of automation at a lower cost and complexity, but they also present users with a set of potential pitfalls.


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EDITORS' PICKS
Lodge Manufacturing: Distribution Cast in Iron
A new facility, iPhones and a new WMS allowed cookware manufacturer Lodge to double its business for...
Rochester Drug Cooperative: Robots ready for work
It’s still early stages, but Rochester Drug Cooperative is proving that mobile robotic piece...

System Report: Pouch sorter powers Stage’s fulfillment needs
How a hometown department store chain transformed its e-fulfillment processes with pouch sortation...
Cubing and Weighing Equipment: Measure Up
The use of cubing and weighing equipment is growing beyond dimensional weight applications.