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Filed in February 2013

Friday, February 01, 2013

Fast fashion retailer Wet Seal designed a materials handling system that speeds new merchandise to its stores and accommodates growth.
Posted on 02/01 at 04:39 PM
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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.
Posted on 02/01 at 04:37 PM
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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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From RFID tags to mobile computers, visibility into operational details can lead to significant productivity improvements. Here’s a look at how three companies moved forward from paper-based systems and never looked back.

Global 3PL replaces paper-based system with removable RFID tags and cloud-based software to double gate throughput.

Following a transition from a paper-based system, one distributor held sales steady at the height of the economic downturn.

Distributor trims fleet, moves from 90% replenishment accuracy to 100%.

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.

Overhead handling system saves space and improves productivity in expanded facility.


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