Sapient Automation

By Bob Trebilcock · March 9, 2017
Lawson Products built a new distribution center to optimize its network, package and kit products, and deliver better customer service to its branch DCs and customers.
By MMH Staff · December 24, 2014
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By MMH Staff · November 25, 2014
Dean Stavraka brings 30 years of industry experience.
<p>Charles Woods, COO (left) and Wayne Gorsek, CEO of DrVita.com</p> By Bob Trebilcock · September 1, 2014
Most of us think of automation as only for the big guys. A dietary supplement start-up is turning that idea on its head with carousels, robotic extractors and goods-to-person picking.
By Bob Trebilcock · September 1, 2014
Automation fills orders accurately and efficiently in DrVita’s warehouse.
By MMH Staff · June 30, 2014
Twenty-year materials handling industry veteran is former Sapient Automation president, CEO and founder.
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.
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By Sapient Automation · September 24, 2012
Optimizing space and labor for order picking applications is vital to any organizations success and profitability. This is why Sapient Automation's complete line of vertical automated storage and retrieval systems are ideal in saving up to 85% of otherwise wasted floor space and 2/3 current labor requirements... not to mention increasing accuracy with integrated pick to light systems to 99.99% levels.
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By Sapient Automation · June 12, 2012
It’s becoming more apparent that the U.S economy is in a slow but accelerating recovery.
By Sara Pearson Specter · February 6, 2012
In a press conference yesterday, Sapient Automation (Booth 1000) unveiled a new automatic tray height scanning system and redesigned tray configuration in the Viper vertical lift module (VLM). The enhancements provide 50% more storage density, said Ed Romaine, chief marketing officer for Sapient.
By Josh Bond · October 22, 2011
Vertical lift modules save space and improve efficiency at airline maintenance facility.
By Bob Trebilcock · July 1, 2011
Industry veteran talks about the evolution of the supply chain execution software market.
By Bob Trebilcock · October 4, 2010
Sapient Automation will offer vertical and horizontal carousels and VLMs
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From the October 2017 Modern Materials Handling Issue
An early adopter, Rochester Drug Cooperative is using robotic piece-picking technology to complement picking of slow-moving items. System report for Rochester Drug Cooperative, Robotic picking and inventory management, Innovative distribution center robotics solutions , IAM Robotics case study
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