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Filed in May 2011

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

A unique optical RTLS system has led to dramatic productivity improvements at Genco ATC’s returns center in McDonough, Ga.

The real-time locating system (RTLS) is an integral part of receiving, putaway and picking operations.

Slotting systems can deliver big results, but are they right for your operation?
Posted on 05/11 at 08:00 PM
FeaturesTechnologyMay 2011Automatic Data CaptureInformation ManagementPermalink

From simple pushers to sophisticated crossbelt sorters, automated sortation systems reduce labor and increase efficiency and throughput in today’s warehouses and distribution centers.

Competition in the food and beverage sector is intense and profit margins are wafer thin. Here’s a look at how technology and materials handling equipment can keep your operation healthy and competitive.
Posted on 05/11 at 07:57 PM
FeaturesTechnologyEquipmentPackagingTechnologyPackagingVoiceMay 2011Best PracticesFood and BeveragePermalink

Foresighted information destruction equipment supplier adds lift tables to make equipment more ergonomic.
Posted on 05/11 at 07:56 PM
FeaturesProductivity SolutionErgonomicsMay 2011Productivity SolutionPermalink

For more than a decade, the fashion giant’s WMS has kept pace with several ERP integrations and the installation of a slew of materials handling equipment—all in an effort to keep the company on top of the fickle fashion world.
Posted on 05/11 at 07:50 PM
FeaturesTechnologyMay 2011Supply Chain SoftwareSupplementPermalink

I’ve often found that some of the most innovative ideas present themselves when you’re not actually looking for them.
Posted on 05/11 at 07:39 PM
ColumnsThis Month In ModernTechnologyMay 2011This Month in ModernPermalink

Battery management protects equipment, hastens workers and optimizes inventory.

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