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Friday, February 01, 2013

Wet Seal’s order fulfillment system speeds product from the receiving dock to shipping to keep a steady flow of new product in its stores.

New distribution requirements are driving dramatic changes in the way end users deploy conveyor and sortation systems. Here are a few of the most important trends impacting on today’s systems.
Posted on 02/01 at 04:35 PM
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The success of a big project hinges on how well individual parts, and the people responsible for them, come together as a whole.

Modern’s annual Productivity Achievement Awards honor companies that have made outstanding strides in improving operations through materials handling and related information systems.

When the athletic footwear maker flipped the switch on its 520,000-square-foot paperless DC it completely transformed the way it processed orders. Today its mobile equipment affords real-time inventory management, improved communication among floor supervisors, and new efficiencies in shipping operations.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Would that which we call a WCS by any other name still be a WCS?
Posted on 01/30 at 04:08 PM
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Thursday, January 24, 2013

Muratec (Booth 3208) introduced new automated storage and AGV products at ProMat.
Posted on 01/24 at 03:56 PM
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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Westfalia (Booth 1236) has enhanced its Savanna.NET warehouse management software (WMS) over the past two years to get “SMART”—an acronym that encompasses system monitoring, reporting and troubleshooting, said Dave Williams, director of software development.
Posted on 01/23 at 03:51 PM
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Offered as a solution for vertical sorting, Qimarox / NEDPACK Vertical Conveyors (Booth 1050) featured the Prorunner mk5—a compact, flexible product elevator that was originally created to transport a container or box from one level to another within a facility.
Posted on 01/23 at 03:36 PM
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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

At a press conference yesterday, Swisslog (Booth 2912) announced the second generation of two unique products.
Posted on 01/22 at 03:22 PM
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