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Sunday, June 01, 2014

WCS is transforming operations at Tech Data’s Fort Worth, Texas, facility
Posted on 06/01 at 03:20 PM
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The rise of e-commerce, more frequent promotions, and competitive service-level agreements are creating more peak periods than ever in the DC. Here’s a look at five strategies companies are using to handle peak demand.

Incremental changes and simple maintenance can ensure the productivity and safety of operations at the dock.

The first generation of light systems sought to improve accuracy; the second generation enhanced speed; and we’re now entering the third, which is all about efficiency.

By consolidating rack systems at its Cedar Rapids plant, General Mills increased storage capacity and freed up space.
Posted on 06/01 at 02:18 PM
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Company sustains sample order program and increases storage capacity by 167%.

High-density solution makes leftover parts easier to find and faster to retrieve.

WMS-integrated doors create an estimated 50% energy savings.

Modern spends 60 seconds talking to the CEO of the Warehousing Education and Research Council on the future of the industry and WERC.

Connected devices offer an opportunity to optimize themselves, driving productivity and efficiency without human intervention.
Posted on 06/01 at 02:06 PM
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