Automated Storage

By Josh Bond · October 2, 2014
The new fully automated facility is capable of handling an additional 300,000 to 350,000 cases per month without adding workers and without impeding current operations.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2014
Multiple goods-to-person modules target fast movers and slow movers while tracking with SKU growth.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2014
Trays with 850-pound capacities use vertical space while making die handling more ergonomic.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2014
Picking accuracy approaches 100% in system that also handles 1,000-liter fluid containers.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2014
AS/RS presents totes and information to pickers and processes an order in as little as 15 minutes.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2014
Orders are picked faster and labor was reduced by more than 70%.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2014
The company sought to unify the inventory management and distribution of nearly 70,000 SKUs from five smaller locations into a new 1.8-million-square-foot DC.
By MMH Staff · October 1, 2014
Joint licensing agreement for OSR Shuttle targets sequencing buffers and goods-to-person-based solutions.
By MMH Staff · September 24, 2014
Program includes the addition of more than 6,000 AS/RS-related replacement parts.
By Josh Bond · September 22, 2014
Freedonia research highlights growing domestic interest in automation.
By MMH Staff · September 17, 2014
Experienced executive joins provider of automated storage and retrieval systems.
<p>Charles Woods, COO (left) and Wayne Gorsek, CEO of DrVita.com</p> By Bob Trebilcock · September 1, 2014
Most of us think of automation as only for the big guys. A dietary supplement start-up is turning that idea on its head with carousels, robotic extractors and goods-to-person picking.
By Bob Trebilcock · September 1, 2014
Automation fills orders accurately and efficiently in DrVita’s warehouse.
By Josh Bond · September 1, 2014
As customer expectations parallel those in retail, industrial distributors are breaking out of traditional solutions to meet the e-commerce challenge.
By Josh Bond · August 1, 2014
Direct-to-consumer marketer optimizes order picking through gradual automation.

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