Distributed order management software centers on fulfillment rules and order routing logic, but DOM can also expose promise dates and shipping options with integration to front end e-commerce systems. Understanding the power of DOM’s enterprise view of inventory, its integration mechanisms and its dynamic rules engines are part of effective distributed order fulfillment.
The upward trajectory for warehouse automation system suppliers continued this year with growth for the Top 20 list at 23%, driven by e-commerce pressures and the resulting need for more automation in fulfillment operations.
Our research shows companies are adopting robots, but it’s a long way to go before they’re commonplace.
From materials shortages to labor shortages, the racking industry is helping customers make the most of their cube.
As we reported, readers told us they were geared up and ready to embrace more automation and robotics—and they were adding more budget to make it happen.
How companies are using ergonomics to retain employees, minimize musculoskeletal injuries and get a bit more output out of every shift.
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Fanatics, the online retailer of sports merchandise, opted for high speed autobagging systems for one of its DCs in the United Kingdom, yielding a five times improvement in throughput velocity.
A new reusable carton reduces egg breakage by 50% in the supply chain from the packing house to retailer. The crates, which also extend egg shelf life, are good for 120 round trips.
Modern's editor sat down with Dwight Klappich, Research Vice President, at Gartner to discuss MODEX and other happenings in the robotics space.
Android-based mobile computing choices include tablets for off-the-truck flexibility, with Android-based VMUs also seen as a solid option.
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