Wednesday, April 06, 2016
Wavelink (Booth 4334) develops and sells technology solutions that are used by major global companies in the retail, manufacturing, transportation, supply chain management and logistics industries to accelerate mobile productivity among workers throughout the supply chain.
Wednesday’s keynote panel discussed significant industry trends from the new MHI 2016 Annual Industry Report, including hiring/retaining skilled workers; customer demand for faster response times, and customer demand for lower delivered costs.
Posted on 04/06 at 09:37 AM
Modex 2016 •
With a variety of embedded products already contributing to warehouse worker mobility and efficiency, Honeywell (Booth 4935) offers a cohesive range of sensing and productivity solutions that are undergoing constant refinement, said Bruce Stubbs, director of supply chain marketing.
As part of the survey conducted by Modex sponsor MHI and Deloitte—shared in this morning’s keynote presentation of their annual industry report, “Accelerating Change: How Innovation is Driving Digital, ‘Always-On’ Supply Chains”—the nearly 900 participants were asked about anticipated tactical investments.
Posted on 04/06 at 09:00 AM
Modex 2016 •
Empowering distribution center managers with new mobile app capabilities, as well as pickers with a new mobile app, is part of what Manhattan Associates (Booth 1939) is demonstrating at Modex and also what they are seeing as helpful to addressing e-commerce fulfillment demands.
During the seminar, the co-presenters used videos and photos to take attendees on a virtual tour of some of the most common warehouse hazards along with best practice solutions recommended by ProGMA—everything from guard rails to safety netting that prevents pallets and boxes from falling off of pallet racking.
Markus Schmidt, senior vice president at Swisslog (Booth 4687) presented the intralogistics specialist’s latest warehouse automation innovations at a press conference on Tuesday.
topVOX (Booth 2930) announced its latest product in the topVOX portfolio: the Lydia Smart Watch, which provides a visual presentation of the products and works as an add-on to current voice directed picking solutions.
Tuesday, April 05, 2016
Engineered for transport of food, packaging and pharmaceuticals, the Connex plastic conveyor chain was featured in a presentation on Tuesday by Bruce Gray, product manager, at Hytrol (Booth 2724).
Lighting Pick, a brand of Matthews Automation Solutions (Booth 1037), highlighted a put-to-light system called LP Put that has the software capability to integrate smoothly with solutions such as auto baggers, said Joe Pelej, marketing manager, at a Tuesday press conference.