Pick To Light

By Bob Trebilcock · December 11, 2018
When business surged as a result of social media and a new distribution method, children’s book distributor Educational Development Corp. designed a new DC, bringing automation to the company’s processes. The result has been considerably more storage and a major improvement in productivity.
By MMH Staff · October 15, 2018
New storage systems increase productivity.
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.
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.
WHITE PAPER
By MMH Staff · September 3, 2018
How advances in hardware and software address the challenges of omnichannel fulfillment
<p>George Harbachuk, RAF’s VP of Marketing </p>

By Bridget McCrea · April 10, 2018
Driven by autonomous bots, deep-learning artificial intelligence (AI) sensors, an advanced warehouse control solution, the Lightning Pick pick-to-light system, and other technological components, Matthews Automation Solutions’ (Booth B3763) automated inbound receiving solution covers all the bases of effective fulfillment.
WHITE PAPER
By MMH Staff · January 9, 2018
The demands of omnichannel distribution center (DC) fulfillment are driving the adoption of more advanced pick-to-light hardware and software.
By Bob Trebilcock · December 13, 2017
Put-to-light, a putwall and sortation is taking Rocky Brands to the next level.
By MMH Staff · November 7, 2017
The solution increased the distributor’s labor productivity significantly—to more than 180 lines an hour, per order.
By Josh Bond · December 11, 2016
Distributor keeps fulfillment in house with fewer workers and less space.
By MMH Staff · October 19, 2016
By using an automated storage, Schrauwen has drastically increased its picking speed and improved its delivery capabilities.
By Bob Trebilcock · October 10, 2016
With conveyor, a WMS and put-to-light technology, Brownells has improved productivity and efficiency while being more responsive to its customers. Materials Handling systems report, Description of Brownell Ammunition warehouse technologies,
By Bridget McCrea · July 1, 2015
A look at what’s new in voice, mobile and pick-to-light technology for today’s warehouses and distribution centers.
By Josh Bond · June 1, 2014
The first generation of light systems sought to improve accuracy; the second generation enhanced speed; and we’re now entering the third, which is all about efficiency.
By Roberto Michel · March 18, 2014
Matthews Marking and Fulfillment Systems (Booth 7609) highlighted its new rugged MW Series pick-to-light module at a Tuesday press conference.

Page 1 of 2 pages  1 2 > 
Latest Whitepaper
2018 Top 20 supply chain software suppliers
While the top of the list remains stable, up-and-comers are mixing up the software landscape with Cloud capabilities that traditional vendors are working to replicate.
Download Today!
From the December 2018 Modern Materials Handling Issue
EDC brought in a WMS, lights, powered conveyor and sortation to write a new chapter in the book distributor’s distribution story.
Educational Development Corp. writes a new chapter in distribution
2018 Top 20 warehouses
View More From this Issue
Subscribe to Our Email Newsletter
Sign up today to receive our FREE, weekly email newsletter!
Latest Webcast
Your 2019 Mobility Strategy: Creating a Plan for Device Security, Automation, OS Migration, and More
If you haven’t already started creating a mobile strategy for 2019, join us to get started. If you have a mobile strategy in place, we’ll be sharing our recommendations to make sure you’ve covered every aspect of devices, deployment, security, OS migration and more.
Register Today!

EDITORS' PICKS
Resilience and innovation at Gap Inc.
Just months before the start of the 2016 holiday season, one of Gap Inc.’s distribution centers...
System Report: Luxottica keeps it simple
Simplification and consolidation drove the design of a new 1.1-million-square-foot logistics campus...

Goya Foods’ secret ingredient: Lift trucks
The leader in Hispanic food and beverage products puts a variety of lift trucks and racks to work in...
Arvato SCM Solutions: Fashion Logistics
At its Hannover, Germany, facility, e-commerce logistics provider Arvato SCM Solutions is using...