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Sunday, November 01, 2015

Distribution centers have transformed from places to store inventory to enablers of a go-to-market strategy. Here are five facilities leading the way.

Here’s a look at how the use of slotting solutions is evolving in the omni-channel era, and how part of the answer lies in other complementary methods such as better forecast communication and flexible, WMS-directed replenishment.

By going beyond the “putaway to storage” mentality, warehouses and DCs can effectively speed up delivery cycles, gain shipment visibility and improve customer service.

Disciplined maintenance programs work to replace reactive processes with predictive capabilities.
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Carton flow solutions help candy wholesaler avoid a building expansion.
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Locker system streamlines RF scanner management to increase accountability and productivity.
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Modern spends 60 seconds talking to APICS CEO Abe Eshkenazi about materials handling in the supply chain.
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Respondents are expanding facility size, experiencing an uptick in technology use and applying more capital expenditures to outfit the added square footage—all positive signs of continued growth.

Thursday, October 01, 2015

In its new logistics center, German machine manufacturer Grob installed automated storage technologies and goods-to-person picking to speed materials to the assembly line.
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In Grob’s new parts and raw materials warehouse, automated and conventional storage work with goods-to-person picking to deliver parts to the assembly line.
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