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The secret to successful distribution center design is planning to make material handling equipment and software flexible and scalable.

Obsolete warehouse hardware and software cannot keep up with increasingly complex fulfillment requirements, especially for multi-channel retailers. Before these systems fail, businesses should evaluate the cost of doing nothing, along with options for updating distribution center design that modernizes and automates operations.
Posted on 10/22 at 06:44 PM
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Warehouse execution systems built with an Agent Framework are arriving at a time when dramatic increases in the velocity and volume of orders challenge businesses across all industries. In response, distribution center managers are adding automation to fulfill orders, making today's distribution centers incredibly complex. Software agents represent the next evolution of software that fine-tune how distribution centers operate.
Posted on 09/10 at 09:58 AM
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Most facilities are using data, but not everyone is getting the most out of it. What good are enormous data sets if you can't use insights to improve warehouse planning and operations?
Posted on 12/18 at 04:21 PM
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Can you improve your existing facilities without a complete overhaul? With the right strategy, you can.
Posted on 11/15 at 09:18 AM
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DC managers are implementing more automated, integrated solutions to keep up with consumer demand. In this best-practices report, sponsored by FORTE, you'll learn which tools professionals are using to meet new challenges and how technology can make or break a distribution center in today's rapid-changing environment. Download this complimentary white paper and read more to find out how your facility can use technology to leverage operations and optimize your performance network.
Posted on 11/10 at 03:24 PM
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Pick or sort? It may seem like a simple decision, but in reality, you need to take multiple factors into consideration when choosing a strategy to meet rapidly expanding retail fulfillment needs.
Posted on 09/30 at 01:42 PM
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For companies large and small, an often overlooked key to handling sales growth in their DC is having the right picking strategies and technologies. Your current facility can do more than you think -- you just need to take a hard look at your current equipment and processes to maximize productivity with improved strategies or advanced technologies.
Posted on 07/28 at 09:00 PM
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Ordinarily, adding sales channels and growing sales make executives very happy. But sales growth does not always translate into additional profits. "Too much of a good thing" springs to mind when you're required to fulfill increased demand with a distribution system that was already at or over capacity. Neglecting the back end of the business can undermine new channels, increased market share and sales growth.
Posted on 04/29 at 05:13 PM
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Distribution requirements are changing. Few distribution managers would quibble with that statement. The increase in the demand for mixed cases, mixed cartons, aisle ready pallets and, most importantly, the increase in the volume of e-commerce orders is driving new levels of investment in automation.
Posted on 04/18 at 08:23 AM
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