Pick To Light

By Josh Bond · December 11, 2016
Distributor keeps fulfillment in house with fewer workers and less space.
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By LM Staff · November 3, 2016
How advances in hardware and software address the challenges of omnichannel fulfillment
By MMH Staff · October 19, 2016
By using an automated storage, Schrauwen has drastically increased its picking speed and improved its delivery capabilities.
By Bob Trebilcock · October 10, 2016
With conveyor, a WMS and put-to-light technology, Brownells has improved productivity and efficiency while being more responsive to its customers. Materials Handling systems report, Description of Brownell Ammunition warehouse technologies,
By Bridget McCrea · July 1, 2015
A look at what’s new in voice, mobile and pick-to-light technology for today’s warehouses and distribution centers.
By Josh Bond · June 1, 2014
The first generation of light systems sought to improve accuracy; the second generation enhanced speed; and we’re now entering the third, which is all about efficiency.
<p>Paul Jensen, division president of Matthews Marking and Fulfillment Systems, with the new MW Series Pick to Light Module, whose features include full module enclosure.</p> By Roberto Michel · March 18, 2014
Matthews Marking and Fulfillment Systems (Booth 7609) highlighted its new rugged MW Series pick-to-light module at a Tuesday press conference.
By Bob Trebilcock · July 11, 2012
A new solution brings together lights, voice and bar code scanning into one solution
By Bob Trebilcock · February 24, 2011
With new picking technologies, Bardwil doubled its throughput rates to meet faster order turnaround times.
By Josh Bond · December 29, 2010
Strained distributor improves speed and accuracy from the warehouse to the store shelf.
By Lorie King Rogers · December 15, 2010
Pick-to-light technology increases productivity and picking accuracy for global manufacturer and marketer of high-quality apparel.
By Bob Trebilcock · November 22, 2010
One of the nation’s premier medical centers transformed a manual, paper-based warehouse into a state of the art facility using automated materials handling technologies to optimize the delivery of food, supplies, medications and surgical tools to more than 14,000 locations.
<p>Use of lights with vertical lift modules (VLMs) and vertical carousels was non-existent as recently as seven years ago, but 85% of today’s units include lights for pick verifications.</p> By Sara Pearson Specter · September 17, 2010
Advancements in pick-to-light technology and a variety of new applications have prompted a growth in use and productivity.
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