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Wednesday, June 08, 2016

A high-speed conveyor and sortation system at Hibbett Sports’ Alabama distribution center speeds cases to its stores while put-to-light allows the retailer to replenish at the SKU level.

The race is on to close the last mile delivery gap, cut costs and improve customer service.

Moving product through a warehouse or distribution center often comes down to the basics: casters, tuggers and carts. Innovations in these simple solutions are increasing ergonomics, productivity and safety for workers on the floor.

With automotive sales rebounding, manufacturers are reshoring operations to North America and investing in automation equipment and technologies.

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

The fulfillment engine of the past was based on historical data, hazy predictions and an assumption that it would remain unchanged for some time. The industry is now working to take the mystery out of the future and build systems that will not just stand the test of time, but ace it.



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