Material Handling System Choices

Priorities and Partner Approaches of Purchase Decision-Makers

By · May 16, 2016

To better understand how companies are approaching decisions regarding the evaluation, purchase and installation of automated material handling systems for distribution centers (DCs), viastore systems, Inc., along with Modern Materials Handling magazine conducted a second annual study among top material handling managers.

Download this new research brief and learn:

  • Types of automated material handling system solutions that companies most commonly look for from an original equipment manufacturer (OEM);
  • Types of providers (e.g., OEMs, system integrators, consultants) companies are turning to for design, implementation, and maintenance of these automated material handling systems;
  • Provider characteristics considered most important when evaluating automated material handling systems and solutions providers;
  • Material handling systems and technologies currently in use and planned for adoption during the next five years;
  • A company’s primary objectives in employing and the benefits produced from material handling deployments.

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