This Canadian retailer tossed its paper-based pick systems and turned to voice to help process SKUs of varying shapes and sizes—the result is improved productivity and 99.97% order accuracy.
Friday, February 25, 2011
Materials handling is suddenly hot with investment bankers
This is the second installment in a three-part series on tips and tricks for attending ProMat 2011. These tips will help you navigate the show floor.
Posted on 02/25 at 06:37 AM
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Thursday, February 24, 2011
With new picking technologies, Bardwil doubled its throughput rates to meet faster order turnaround times.
Solo Cup’s new distribution center in Georgia combines materials handling automation with manual processes for higher productivity and greater throughput.
After hurricanes damaged its Orlando warehouse, Lockheed Martin used lean principals to design a new facility delivering big results.
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Data from Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, found that the number of United States-bound waterborne shipments increased 17 percent from December to January.
4Front Engineered Solutions continues its cross-country education program with a visit to Oklahoma State University.
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Retrotech, a leading engineering services firm specializing in warehouse automation, was acquired in its entirety by a subsidiary of Groupe Legris, a $500 million diversified industrial company.
Posted on 02/22 at 02:18 PM