Lucas Systems

By Bob Trebilcock · June 1, 2015
At the healthcare distributor’s Libertyville, Ill., distribution center, mobile robots are handling totes, filling orders and enabling growth.
By Bob Trebilcock · June 1, 2015
Goods-to-person picking is just one of the processes that allows Medline to meet its customers’ stringent requirements.
By Sara Pearson Specter · March 23, 2015
Lucas Systems (Booth 3538) introduced an expanded line of end-to-end warehouse mobile work execution solutions incorporating its Jennifer voice-directed applications for picking and other tasks in a press conference on Monday.
By Bridget McCrea · January 1, 2015
The quest to improve worker productivity and enhance order accuracy in an omni-channel distribution environment is pushing more warehouse and DC managers to increase investment in warehouse mobility solutions. According to market thought leaders, not only has mobility arrived, but users are pushing for the next generation.
<p>E-commerce demands real-time responsiveness to single-line orders, challenging legacy systems geared toward daily cycles and case quantities.</p> By Josh Bond · December 1, 2014
Complemented by a growing stable of inexpensive execution solutions, aging software monoliths can prove they don’t need to be toppled.
By Josh Bond · November 1, 2014
New system provides carryover benefits from DC to materials management for hospital staff.
By Roberto Michel · March 18, 2014
Lucas Systems (Booth 3523) announced at a Monday press conference that its Jennifer VoicePlus voice picking applications will be certified on smart phones, starting with the Samsung Galaxy S4, with general availability planned for May 2014.
By Josh Bond · March 1, 2014
By accurately capturing real-time data from a growing range of supply chain functions, voice technology can now play a role in decisions at the item and enterprise level.
By Bob Trebilcock · July 1, 2013
With AS/RS, voice-directed picking and high-speed sortation, Wirtz Beverage Illinois takes the lead in wine and spirits distribution.
By Bob Trebilcock · July 1, 2013
Wirtz Beverage uses both cutting edge automation and conventional processes to move product through its new facility.
By Josh Bond · October 1, 2012
Voice customers are finding they can leverage existing voice infrastructure to extend the technology’s benefits throughout the facility.
By Lorie King Rogers · February 1, 2012
Pet Supermarket installs a voice-directed picking solution to create a best in show distribution center.
<p>Voice technology is often applied to labor-intensive activities, like piece picking, putaway, replenishment and cycle counting.</p> By Lorie King Rogers · October 1, 2011
Data capture technology can help an operation see its products in real time and take proactive steps to keep materials moving smoothly through the supply chain. Here’s a look at several basic data capture technologies.
By Bob Trebilcock · September 1, 2011
Oriental Trading’s unique picking solution handles up to 400,000 items per day.
By MMH Staff · August 15, 2011
Strategic partnership will enable current and future customers to increase productivity and efficiency within the four walls

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