Inventory & Picking

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By MMH Staff · October 12, 2018
The system has improved Tropical Cheese’s order accuracy by up to 50%.
By MMH Staff · October 12, 2018
The vertical lift carousel increased the distributor’s picking by up to 300%.
By Bob Trebilcock · October 10, 2018
Simplification and consolidation drove the design of a new 1.1-million-square-foot logistics campus in Georgia, including a 713,000-square-foot distribution center.
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By MMH Staff · September 20, 2018
Distributors and e-commerce companies in particular are seeking ways to improve processes and cut costs. For warehouses filled with pallets, cases and pieces, filling orders can often be the most labor intensive and costly operating expense.
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By MMH Staff · September 14, 2018
How do you decide which robotic piece-picking solution is best for you?
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By MMH Staff · September 12, 2018
This webcast demonstrates how pull-driven order fulfillment offers unprecedented flexibility and delivers lower order cycle times, increased service levels and potential cost savings over traditional push distribution operations.
By Bob Trebilcock · September 10, 2018
In its Santiago distribution center, Chile’s largest distributor of office supplies uses a three-level pick module, light-directed picking, conveyor and a high-speed shipping sorter to get orders out the door.
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By MMH Staff · September 3, 2018
How advances in hardware and software address the challenges of omnichannel fulfillment
<p>Using a tiny video camera, smart glasses show an experienced remote technician exactly what the on-site technician is looking at.</p> SPECIAL REPORT
By Gary Forger, Contributing Editor · August 21, 2018
Not every facility has experienced maintenance technicians at the ready. With a combination of video, augmented reality and more, smart glasses provide a direct link to remote technicians who know how to guide others to get equipment back up and running.
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By Vitech · August 21, 2018
How LifeWay implemented voice-directed picking in the warehouse to overcome mispicks and accuracy issues.
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By MMH Staff · August 13, 2018
A put wall is an effective means of consolidating diverse products across multiple channels within a distribution center (DC)
By Roberto Michel · August 6, 2018
Manufacturing execution systems are all about production management. Now with e-commerce driving more fulfillment straight from factories, leaner order cycles and more manufacturing taking place in warehouses, a couple of key MES trends are at play. Find out how these trends are bringing the MES and WMS worlds closer together.
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By MMH Staff · July 25, 2018
Here are 55 quick warehousing and distribution tips to consider when looking to improve the efficiency of your inventory process flow. Brought to you by Kardex Remstar.
By Bob Trebilcock · July 10, 2018
At its Hannover, Germany, facility, e-commerce logistics provider Arvato SCM Solutions is using pouch sortation technology to speed orders to market and dramatically reduce its returns processing time for a fashion leader. System Report for Arvato SCM Solutions.
By Josh Bond · July 9, 2018
Air force base reclaims space further shortening response time for critical logistical support operations.

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From the October 2018 Modern Materials Handling Issue
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Goya Foods’ secret ingredient: Lift trucks
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Arvato SCM Solutions: Fashion Logistics
At its Hannover, Germany, facility, e-commerce logistics provider Arvato SCM Solutions is using...
S.narendrakumar & Co. Automates Its Operations
With two automated storage and retrieval systems, the manufacturer of India’s best-selling brand...