Automated Storage

By Bob Trebilcock · June 1, 2015
Goods-to-person picking is just one of the processes that allows Medline to meet its customers’ stringent requirements.
By Josh Bond · June 1, 2015
New system provides 92% floor space savings and 30% additional inventory capacity.
By Bob Trebilcock · May 1, 2015
In Northern California, the nation’s largest distributor of wine and spirits has built a state-of-the art facility that sets a new industry standard for automated distribution.
By Bob Trebilcock · May 1, 2015
Southern Wine & Spirits’ Northern California DC was designed to maximize throughput and accommodate growth for years to come.
<p>Mary Grim, AcuSport’s vice president of operations</p> By Bob Trebilcock · April 1, 2015
A goods-to-person picking solution moved AcuSport from conventional to automated DC processes. The result is lower fulfillment costs and better customer service.
By Bob Trebilcock · April 1, 2015
AcuSport’s new distribution center features multiple picking methodologies designed to lower the cost of the company’s auto-replenishment program.
By Bob Trebilcock · March 30, 2015
Conveyors, shuttles and robots were on display, but as with last year's Modex, software is where the action is in today’s materials handling industry.
<p>Bob Hosier, senior vice president of design engineering for Numina Group.</p>

By Josh Bond · March 24, 2015
At a press conference Tuesday afternoon, Numina Group (Booth 4709) and Ferretto Group demonstrated a vertical lift module (VLM) with integrated voice picking technologies.
By Sara Pearson Specter · March 24, 2015
Automated vertical storage solutions company Modula US (Booth 1026) announced a $6 million investment in manufacturing at its Lewiston, Maine, facility in a press conference on Tuesday.
<p>Chris Cole, CEO, Intelligrated, and the OLS shuttle system.</p>

By Josh Bond · March 24, 2015
At a press conference Tuesday morning, Intelligrated (Booth 2903) showcased a series of solutions to optimize order fulfillment processes for e-commerce and omni-channel fulfillment operations.
By MMH Staff · March 23, 2015
Retrotech (Booth 1041) has introduced the newest line of its PTS, a shuttle-based automated storage and retrieval (ASR) system specifically designed for the severe environments found in freezer warehouses.
<p>Mark Dickinson, executive sales manager.</p> By Sara Pearson Specter · March 23, 2015
In its automated systems and materials handling solutions exhibit, SSI Schaefer Systems International (Booth 2303) is showcasing the Navette scalable, multi-level shuttle.
<p>Tom Coyne, president</p> By Sara Pearson Specter · March 23, 2015
Used for compact, high-speed case and tote buffering and sequencing, Kardex Remstar (Booth 2031) highlighted the new sort2ship solution in a press conference on Monday.
By Sara Pearson Specter · March 23, 2015
Having launched the Perfect Pick robotic goods-to-person picking technology for order fulfillment at ProMat 2013, OPEX Material Handling (Booth 2019) returned having completed several retail and e-commerce installations.
By MMH Staff · February 16, 2015
College to complete $45-million transportation, distribution and logistics facility in 2015.

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