MMH    Topics    Inventory & Picking

Topic: Inventory & Picking

Comprehensive news on the most advanced systems for automated mobile data collection & paperless picking of inventory through RFID and wireless technologies.

Warehouse Insights: Tackling Space in Micro-fulfillment
How can you utilize micro-fulfillment?

Voice picking solutions gains impact with integration
Voice-directed solutions do more than translate pick lists in voice instructions. These solutions are multi-modal, using wearable scanners and Android device screens when appropriate, and have evolved to handle work execution functions and integrate with mobile robots.

Combat Labor Scarcity with Reliable Robotic Solutions in Your Warehouse
Dealing with labor scarcity and overwhelming productivity demands? Robots may be your ideal solution. Warehouse Robotics White Paper, Vanderlande White Paper, Robotics sortation.

Brightpick showcases new autopicker
Brightpick (Booth N8332) is showcasing the recently announced Brightpick Autopicker at ProMat 2023.

Swisslog introduces next-generation CarryPick goods-to-person solution
Swisslog (Booth S3823), a provider of best-in-class warehouse automation and software, is displaying the next generation of its CarryPick mobile robotic goods-to-person storage and retrieval system

MHI honors Raymond and Durham for 100 years in industry
On Tuesday at ProMat 2023, MHI CEO John Paxton presented The Raymond Corporation and Durham Manufacturing Company with awards to commemorate 100 years in the industry.

Swedish online pharmacy Apotea integrates piece-picking solution with AutoStore
In a project considered to be a first, Element Logic, AutoStore, RightHand Robotics, and Apotea blend robotic cube storage with robotic piece picking to be able to deliver approximately 50,000 orders per day.

Radial stays ahead of the automation curve
In one of its Louisville fulfillment centers, Radial has combined conventional automation for picking with a robotic putwall for order assembly. The goal: demonstrate leadership in automation to improve productivity.

Inside the Radial Facility: Using robotic putwalls
Robotic putwalls have replaced manual putwalls to address labor challenges and speed orders through packing.

Wireless Mobility: Ready for the next leg up
Widely used inside the four walls, wireless mobile devices from scanners and printers to tablets are a strong player in facility productivity. Recent advances ensure that they’ll become increasingly valuable to workflows and throughput efficiencies.

EPG’s new voice solution gains certified by SAP status
Ehrhardt Partner Group's new voice solution, Lydia Voice 9, was formally certified by SAP with SAP S/4HANA and SAP NetWeaver for Extended Warehouse Management (EWM).

Photoneo Brightpick Group raises additional $19 million to complete $40 million Series B
New funds primarily to be used to scale Brightpick’s warehouse automation solution for ecommerce and grocery order fulfillment in the U.S. market. his round brings the company’s total capital raised since inception to $53 million.

Three keys to next-level inventory control
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.

Omni-channel of the future
It’s all about inventory and the consumer as retailers struggle to find the right balance of philosophy, operations and technology.

Let’s hear it for good inventory - on the Talking Supply Chain Podcast
Larry Lapide explains why he’s a fan of inventory, especially good inventory on this episode of Talking Supply Chain.

Bringing order fulfillment issues to heel
How a national distributor of pet foods and supplies leveraged a voice-directed solution to improve warehouse order fulfillment and keep its workforce engaged and productive.

Powersports aftermarket distributor leverages modeling software
Company has effortlessly eliminated battery watering and change-outs.

Green Rabbit deploys voice
The automation was implemented at three of the cold chain fulfillment service’s facilities.

Simco Logistics implements voice-directed system
With the new technology, the distributor increased productivity by 15%.

Stretching pick-to-light
Pick-to-light systems as a user interface have evolved, and the incarnations leverage the core speed and accuracy of traditional light guidance and may also reduce infrastructure barriers of traditional pick-to-light modules or put-to-light systems.

May 2023 Modern Materials Handling

An iconic American brand is partnering with DHL Supply Chain to build out a network to meet soaring demand. It’s also turning to flexible automation to optimize operations.

Latest Resources

Why Should You Deploy Autonomous Mobile Robots on the Factory Floor?
For managing material handling needs specifically, many manufacturers are deploying Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) to improve efficiency and productivity.
Warehouse Insights: Tackling Space in Micro-fulfillment
AutoStore: The Right Technology & The Right Integrator
More resources

Latest Resources

2023 Automation Study: Usage & Implementation of Warehouse/DC Automation Solutions
2023 Automation Study: Usage & Implementation of Warehouse/DC Automation Solutions
This research was conducted by Peerless Research Group on behalf of Modern Materials Handling to assess usage and purchase intentions forautomation systems...
How Your Storage Practices Can Affect Your Pest Control Program
How Your Storage Practices Can Affect Your Pest Control Program
Discover how your storage practices could be affecting your pest control program and how to prevent pest infestations in your business. Join...

Warehousing Outlook 2023
Warehousing Outlook 2023
2023 is here, and so are new warehousing trends.
Extend the Life of Brownfield Warehouses
Extend the Life of Brownfield Warehouses
Today’s robotic and data-driven automation systems can minimize disruptions and improve the life and productivity of warehouse operations.
Power Supply in Overhead Cranes: Energy Chains vs. Festoons
Power Supply in Overhead Cranes: Energy Chains vs. Festoons
Download this white paper to learn more about how both systems compare.