Value Added Services

By Josh Bond · February 1, 2016
Companies are recognizing the need to marry the interests of stores and distribution centers, but it’s not always easy to determine what is for better or for worse.
By jhill · December 21, 2011
Value-added processing (VAP) is perhaps the toughest area to manage in most warehouses.
By Bob Trebilcock · December 21, 2011
While no two facilities are alike, and value added services will vary from one customer to the next, any DC manager can improve their processes if they keep a few tips in mind.
By Bob Trebilcock · December 21, 2011
More customers are demanding value-added services when they order, but too few DCs have developed processes to perform them efficiently.
By Bob Trebilcock · June 23, 2011
For years, materials handling equipment manufacturers focused on selling products. Now, they’re selling preconfigured solutions.
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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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