Destination Maternity: Destination Automation
Running short of space in its old facility, Destination Maternity Corp. built a new, highly automated DC driven by an integrated warehouse management and execution system. The result is a strategic weapon helping to drive the business forward.
One-day WERC educational and networking event to be held outside Dallas on Thursday, October 27.
Custom molder uses adaptable robot to increase workforce productivity and serve customers.
July shipments–at 974,489-were up 2.2 percent annually and up 4.6 percent compared to June, due primarily to growth from the European Union (shipments up 5.7 percent) and China (up 4.8 percent), which were aided by the strong dollar, coupled with furniture (up 6.7 percent) and toys (up 10.3 percent) shipments both seeing gains.
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Investment to support research and development, including SaaS-based supply chain and omni-channel retail solutions.
Food and consumer goods industries ordered 41% more robots than the same period in 2015.
Growth driven by the need for innovative packaging in warehouses for storing, handling, and distribution.
Study forecasts 15% CAGR through 2020.
Acquisition of store systems provider follows acquisitions of supply chain network and demand management companies.
Come hear about the latest in each-picking robotics, co-bots, artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles, sensors, drones and droids that are enabling competitive advantage for distribution.