Friday, July 01, 2016
Running short of space in its old facility, Destination Maternity Corp. built a new, highly automated DC driven by an integrated warehouse management and execution system. The result is a strategic weapon helping to drive the business forward.
Destination Maternity’s new facility brings together shuttles, mini-loads, a bomb-bay unit sorter and sophisticated software to drive a true omni-channel distribution environment.
The demands of e-commerce and omni-channel continue to increase, and the need to work smarter and faster is growing. Yet for the first time in years, it looks like companies are taking a step back to rethink their supply chain software investments. Modern Materials Handling Software User Survey, Warehouse Software Survey 2016, WMS Survey 2016
ADC device technology continues to advance, but suppliers increasingly emphasize continuous monitoring and IoT-type sensing and analytic solutions as much as new hardware. The goal is better decision support as data capture evolves.
The market for conventional solutions continues to rise, even as innovative variations help the industry chart a new course. 2016 Software Supplier Survey, Software Suppliers for Materials Handling Products, Warehouse equipment suppliers, Warehouse software suppliers survey, Warehouse software suppliers 2016
To meet demands for dense storage, minimal labor and efficient equipment, even narrow aisle solution providers are sharpening their pencils. Lift Truck Tips 2016, Fork lift tips, forklift safety
Title: Senior Vice President, Location: Florence, N.J. Experience: More than 30 years operational and financial experience with companies such as Frito-Lay, Lenox China and Destination Maternity. Warehouse Systems Integrator Interview, Warehouse Technologies Case Study, WMS Case Study
The “waveless” order fulfillment trend in warehouses is more than continuously releasing orders instead of batching work into waves—it’s an overall approach to metering and pacing the flow of work to optimize labor and equipment.
Migration from paper-based WMS brings storage and labor from chaos to order. HMS Designs renovated warehouse, Warehouse Management System Case Study
Nearly 35% of the typical WMS installation’s capabilities go unused on a daily basis—a fact that can keep companies from realizing true ROI. Our contributing editor dives into key elements that can no longer be ignored. Warehouse Management Tips, Warehouse Management System Functionality.
Posted on 07/01 at 01:26 AM