Thursday, October 27, 2011
Voice-directed warehouse applications are improving distribution efficiency in industries from grocery and foodservice distribution to apparel and industrial supply.
How does a fast-growing retailer speed the right products at the right prices and at the right time to its stores? For Do It Best Corp., one of the fastest-growing hardware lumber building materials cooperative in the industry with 4,100 member-owned stores, the answer was to replace manual, paper-based order fulfillment processes at 8 retail service centers with voice-directed picking on multi-modal mobile computers.
The Manufacturing Institute, the affiliate of the National Association of Manufacturers, has announced new partners in the development of the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics career pathway in manufacturing.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
With the United States manufacturing base accounting for roughly 11 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), domestic manufacturers are not only dealing with a declining base on the home front, they are also facing major disadvantages when it comes to doing business in the United States compared to global competitors.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
System Integrators and end-users experience a wide array of demos and seminars from ABB and a roster of affiliated technology providers
Crown Equipment, one of the world’s leading forklift manufacturers, recently supplied its Crown C-5 Series pneumatic tire forklift to safely transport the winning 1,370-pound pumpkin during the annual Pumpkinfest in New Bremen, Ohio, where the company is headquartered.
Saturday, October 22, 2011
Light-directed pick carts offer operational flexibility, boosting picking rates 400%.
In-hospital DC improves efficiency and speed with minimal interruption.
Proprietary system revamped from one end of aisle to the other.
Materials once stored outside now have comfortable home.