A market leader in indoor vertical farming turned to AS/RS technology to automate its farming processes.
Through the use of automation, software and sensor technologies, Bowery Farming is disrupting the traditional agriculture supply chain.
The last couple of years have been tumultuous for supply chains, with inventory control tending to suffer. But operations can regain control over inventory accuracy and planning, and perhaps enhance it, through methods and technologies that include computer vision, WMS upgrades and a newer generation of AI-based planning solutions.
Modern's editor sat down with MHI Executive Vice President or Exhibitions to discuss ProMat and the automation boom
While it’s not time to say, “move over bar codes,” newer forms of data capture technology are starting to see use and promise more operational visibility with fewer manually triggered data collection tasks. This range of ADC solutions can help diverse DC fulfillment processes, from tracking goods, to knowing their condition, or gaining insights on cycle times and throughput.
Demand for moving and sorting items of all sizes at high speed has never been greater. And it’s growing. Fortunately, sorters and conveyors continue to expand their portfolio.
Challenged by a labor shortage, high demand and regular employee turnover, warehouses and DCs deploy more ergonomic equipment and solutions on their loading docks.
We kick off 2023 with a unique look at how materials handling technology is being put to work in vertical farming.
It’s worth at least a few minutes to go down the rabbit hole of efficient cartonization. Besides lower packaging and shipping costs, right sizing cartons is a valuable sustainable practice.
A leading publisher and distributor of learning materials benefited from deployment of voice-directed systems to gain efficiencies for its fulfillment operations—and now leverages these efficiencies as part of a 3PL business model that turns DC capacity into revenue.
It’s all about inventory and the consumer as retailers struggle to find the right balance of philosophy, operations and technology.
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