Sortation

By Bob Trebilcock · June 8, 2016
A high-speed conveyor and sortation system at Hibbett Sports’ Alabama distribution center speeds cases to its stores while put-to-light allows the retailer to replenish at the SKU level.
By Bob Trebilcock · June 8, 2016
Hibbett Sports’ new Alabama facility features a high-speed conveyor and sortation system to crossdock as much as 80% of incoming merchandise, with light-directed picking for replenishment.
By Josh Bond · June 7, 2016
The fulfillment engine of the past was based on historical data, hazy predictions and an assumption that it would remain unchanged for some time. The industry is now working to take the mystery out of the future and build systems that will not just stand the test of time, but ace it.
By MMH Staff · February 17, 2016
Experienced in technical and management experience in corporate communications, Erwin Teichmann to expand international communications.
By Chris Lewis · February 1, 2016
By staying ahead of the curve, facilities can increase induction accuracy, even as the sizes and shapes of packages continue to diversify.
By MMH Staff · October 8, 2015
Strategic capital firm says material handling sector poised for consistent growth.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2015
Rapidly growing e-commerce company automates to ensure service levels.
By MMH Staff · July 2, 2015
After 53 years in Jonesboro, Ark., the company will add new manufacturing capabilities and 75 permanent jobs.
By MMH Staff · June 11, 2015
Shipments increased by 9.1% over April 2014 sales.
By MMH Staff · March 30, 2015
Demand for solutions in food and beverage applications among growth drivers.
<p>Greg Meyer, VP of sales and marketing</p> By Sara Pearson Specter · March 23, 2015
The new Flex-Drive system in EuroSort’s booth (Booth 1541) can enable bombay and push tray sorters to climb and descend.
By MMH Staff · March 23, 2015
Interroll (Booth 2603) will unveil the prototype of its new Spiral Lift concept, and present its latest lineup of Crossbelt Sorters at ProMat 2015.
By Josh Bond · March 1, 2015
Replacing manual processes, automation moves as many as 380,000 units in a week.
By MMH Staff · February 11, 2015
New manufacturing plant and additional engineering staff support demand for intralogistics solutions.
By Josh Bond · February 1, 2015
End-users detail the success of their new conveyor or sortation systems, each of which shrugs off the past and stares down the future.

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