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Benefits from Warehouse Automation: A Comparative Report

By Supply Chain Services
March 29, 2012

As businesses grow their warehouse and inventory expands often the systems in place do not keep up. Inefficiencies from these antiquated systems often go undetected and can contain several hidden costs. Warehouse operations need to keep pace with the systems and technology that can reduce waste and maximize efficiency.

A Warehouse Management System (WMS) and handheld computers and wireless communications are the tools of a modern warehouse. These devices and the use of bar codes greatly improve the efficiency of a warehouse and eliminate waste.


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