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Monday, June 01, 2015

With room to grow, the new system is more efficient and secure.

Meat distribution company improves quality control in refrigerated storage facilities.

Vice chair of the Ergonomic Assist Systems & Equipment (EASE) group at MHI talks to Modern about ergonomics in today's warehouse.
Posted on 06/01 at 07:26 AM
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Friday, May 01, 2015

In Northern California, the nation’s largest distributor of wine and spirits has built a state-of-the art facility that sets a new industry standard for automated distribution.

Southern Wine & Spirits’ Northern California DC was designed to maximize throughput and accommodate growth for years to come.

Digital connections are spreading throughout the industry, enabling mobile, automated and real-time processes. But when opportunity overshadows security risks, new technologies can increase your exposure.

Rack design is moving from the concrete to the C-suite as more users quantify the impact of storage on process efficiency.

WMS vendors have integrated key “execution” apps like LMS, slotting and TMS with their core systems, creating platforms for execution. The latest generation of these platforms also may weave in distributed order management, supply chain planning and demand management while building in flexibility for rapidly shifting fulfillment requirements.

Fabric curtain walls separate workers from temperature, noise and equipment traffic.
Posted on 05/01 at 08:33 AM
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Voice-directed picking spreads like wildfire through the distribution network, improving productivity by 25%.

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