Making E-Commerce A Reality

Modern has curated several feature stories for this special issue that neatly encapsulate the automation equipment, software and best practices that are revolutionizing fulfillment and making today’s dynamic e-commerce operations possible.

By · March 20, 2017

With e-commerce marching on at double-digit growth rates, Modern readers know that their organizations can’t afford to fall out of step by failing to invest in new automation systems—and all the numbers illustrate a market that’s eager to keep step.

So if you’re feeling the heat and are ready to invest, you’re not alone. According to a recent survey of our readers, 35% of respondents told us they’re proceeding with investments now, up from a 21% response to the same question in early 2016.

To help you a along the way, the editorial team at Modern has curated several feature stories for this special issue that neatly encapsulate the automation equipment, software and best practices that are revolutionizing fulfillment and making today’s dynamic e-commerce operations possible.

Inside this special issue…

  • Destination automation
  • Hibbett Sports: Faster, flexible and efficient
  • Whirlpool puts mobile robots to work
  • Johnson & Johnson’s vision for automation
  • American Eagle Outfitters’ omni-channel journey
  • 7 drivers behind WMS
  • The catch in going waveless
  • 7 warehouse e-commerce best practices for 2017
  • Retailers navigate the omni-challenge world
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