Picking

By Bridget McCrea · March 24, 2015
With the goal of optimizing e-commerce and omni-channel warehousing operations, Lightning Pick (Booth 3903c), a Matthews Automation Solutions brand, is highlighting its advanced light-directed picking sled.
By Josh Bond · January 1, 2015
Goods-to-person and made-to-order methodologies enable speedy assembly and fulfillment.
By Jason Gryszkowiec, managing director, retail and direct fulfillment, St. Onge Co. · September 11, 2014
As direct fulfillment volume grows, small adjustments can prevent bottlenecks and postpone large investments.
By MMH Staff · April 17, 2014
Award jury received more than 3,200 entries from 48 countries in 17 categories.
By Sara Pearson Specter · March 19, 2014
Ideal for high stock keeping unit (SKU) count, low frequency warehouses, the PickCart multi-order picking solution is equipped with route optimization software. This maximizes picking efficiency, said Antonio Rodrigues, North American sales manager for Pcdata’s (Booth 4834) pick control systems.
<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 MMH Staff · February 13, 2014
Company recognized in the Applied Technology category and Industrial Productivity sub-category.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2013
Pick rates increase threefold, topping out at 1,000 items per hour.
By Josh Bond · May 1, 2013
Rooted in increasingly complex software, the concept of pick-to-light has moved well beyond the pick and is now capable of relaying an array of information to workers throughout the fulfillment process.
By Bob Trebilcock · October 23, 2012
You’ve heard of cloud WMS. Hollywood Feed is using voice recognition in the cloud
By Bob Trebilcock · July 11, 2012
A new solution brings together lights, voice and bar code scanning into one solution
By Travis Baker, director of marketing, automated systems division, SSI Schaefer US · May 23, 2012
Goods to person picking solutions increase productivity without miles of conveyor.
<p>From left: Ken Ruehrdanz, distribution market manager; Mike Khodl, vice president of solution development; and John Baysore, president and CEO, demonstrate the new piece picking capabilities of Dematic’s RapidPick system.</p> By Bob Trebilcock · February 6, 2012
Dematic introduced extended picking functionality of its goods-to-person order fulfillment solution for piece picking, or RapidPick.
By Bob Trebilcock · August 25, 2011
A new horizontal carousel system delivered a 100 percent increase in picking productivity with a 50 percent reduction in labor hours for Gardner Denver
WHITE PAPER
By Optricity Corporation · July 14, 2011
Great benefit occurs by focusing on the fastest moving items in the pick line. As a next step, gain from evaluating slower moving items should not be overlooked as these items typically constitute 70-80% of the total warehoused products. The whitepaper, "Slotting Your Next Move: Improving Warehouse Picking Efficiency through Slow Mover Positioning and Selector Strategies," points out the potential for increasing selector productivity, further reducing warehousing costs, and achieving enhanced benefit by also evaluating the slower moving items in the pick line.

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