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Filed in January 2014

Wednesday, January 01, 2014

In its new Ohio distribution center, sports apparel distributor Fanatics has created a state-of-the-art e-fulfillment center.
Posted on 01/01 at 07:51 AM
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Fanatics distribution center was built to minimize storage and maximize picking across more than 500,000 SKUs.
Posted on 01/01 at 07:45 AM
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New storage and picking technologies are stealing the limelight, but horizontal and vertical carousels and VLMs still have a place in the tool kit.

Built on a software foundation, the targeted use of automation is helping warehouses improve themselves, their supply chains and the customer experience.

Cloud computing, mobility and workflow combine to make LMS solutions stronger tactical solutions for everyone in the warehouse.

The structure of an equipment lease can have a significant impact on operations—and there are ways to ensure the impact is a positive one.

With more than 750 exhibitors, three keynotes and an extensive educational program, Modex 2014 is adding 50,000 square feet of show floor space. Here’s a guide to every inch.
Posted on 01/01 at 07:02 AM
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Labels printed on-demand increase accuracy, productivity, flexibility and organization.

Fantatics has grown into the leading online retailer for officially licensed sports merchandise for professional and college sports teams. Today, Fanatics stocks 500,000 SKUs and has to be prepared for wild swings in demand that range from 30,000 units a day to 500,000 units during peak periods like the Final Four and the Super Bowl—and ship those units with only seconds left on the clock.
Posted on 01/01 at 07:00 AM
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Custom work cell boosts ergonomics and organization in less space.
Posted on 01/01 at 06:59 AM
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