Wednesday, April 06, 2016
As a 37-year-old system integrator, Conveyco (Booth 4680) has a built a niche in creating right-sized automated order fulfillment solutions, primarily based on Intelligrated technologies as well as those from other suppliers, explained Victoria Wollenberg, business development coordinator.
Brother Gearmotors (Booth 3814), a division of Brother International Corp., introduced its conveyor series line of gearmotors at Modex.
Barcoding Inc.’s (Booth 4973) CEO Jay Steinmetz, a self-proclaimed #SupplyChainGeek is geeking out over his company’s new Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) asset beacons.
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.
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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.
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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.