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

Outside the Box: Why parcel shippers are suddenly focusing on packing
This webinar will discuss the recent focus on optimizing pack-out in major brands, highlighting its importance in annual shareholder letters. It will also explore the current state of packing efficiency, how big e-commerce brands are addressing the issue, and the impact of packing on margins and the environment.

Kenco survey examines peak season 2023 expectations, tactics
Results indicate that retailers should flatten the peak season curve and look closely at offering slower delivery and more shopping holidays.

Chery Automotive’s deployment of AMRs from ForwardX Robotics tops 100 robots
Autonomous mobile robots from ForwardX automate line-side replenishment of materials in Phase One of Chery's Super Factory.

Reinventing retail at Macy’s: Inventory productivity and sustainability
The department store chain has doubled down on strategies it put in place before the pandemic. The result: Maximizing inventory and margins

Put walls help drive innovation in the warehouse
A look at how put walls are keeping pace with the rapid advancements in automation and robotics to help companies fill orders faster and more efficiently.

Order Picking Strategies
When it comes to a picking strategy, there isn’t a one size fits all.

IAM Robotics introduces a new solution and a new direction
The new solution expands the capabilities of AMR picking within existing infrastructures

Depalletizing and palletizing gain in flexibility
AI and vision technology are making robotic depalletizing and palletizing solutions more flexible, but master data on SKUs still needs attention, and palletizing needs proper buffering and sequencing of cases to optimize the pallet build.

The beauty of integrated pack and ship
Sam’s Beauty doubles order fulfillment productivity with an integrated pack and ship system and software.

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).

September 2023 Modern Materials Handling

Providers of automated packaging and carton right-sizing solutions have thrived by offering systems that deliver on labor and parcel shipment savings— now they’re looking to further evolve by looking to use lighter materials and support flexible “box-first” workflows.

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