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Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Fruit distributor switches to single-operator automated solution.
Posted on 10/02 at 11:46 AM
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Food manufacturer enjoys longer battery life and reduced downtime with automatic watering system.
Posted on 10/02 at 11:10 AM
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Walkies offer safe operation in tight spaces, integrated battery chargers.
Posted on 10/02 at 11:08 AM
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Sunday, September 01, 2013

New equipment and software more than double throughput while reducing strain on workers.

Monday, July 01, 2013

With AS/RS, voice-directed picking and high-speed sortation, Wirtz Beverage Illinois takes the lead in wine and spirits distribution.

Wirtz Beverage uses both cutting edge automation and conventional processes to move product through its new facility.

Retail distributors are looking to the storage, fulfillment and delivery strategies of beverage distributors to learn how to more closely connect the DC with the storefront.

Following the installation of an automatic palletizer, the company cut labor costs and increased total volume.
Posted on 07/01 at 11:48 AM
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After replacing a conveyor chain and wear track with a system that did not require soap-and-water lubrication, Vincor Canada's Quebec bottling operation significantly improved productivity, sanitation, maintenance costs and reliability.

This month, we shift the focus just a bit onto the unique challenges facing the beverage distribution market. This industry, historically characterized by lift trucks, floor storage and manual palletizing, now finds itself in the middle of a materials handling transformation all its own.


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