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Warehouse execution systems (WES) stretches to encompass labor
Warehouse execution system software got its start by helping DC operations to balance the flow of work across various automated systems, with only WMS and WCS software in place to help. WES is breaking ground again, with solution providers talking about orchestration with labor resources, which stands to broaden its appeal.

Software usage survey: Spotlight on technology
Artificial intelligence may be the hot technology of the day. But it’s not alone. Our latest survey plots the trajectory of AI and other advanced technologies along with warehouse, transportation, labor and planning software. Here’s the rundown of where they stand in the plant and warehouse right now.

The pluses propelling cloud warehouse management systems (WMS)
The cloud-based subscription model for acquiring and running warehouse management system software has gained ground, but some misgivings persist. The model’s value propositions are evolving around factors like bypassing the need for big upgrade projects or offloading worries about tuning a WMS.

Future-proofing with warehouse management systems (WMS)
Coastal Pet Products finds new WMS integrated with ERP and voice solution improves inventory management, helps scale the business.

Design Conveyor Systems
Designed Conveyor Systems (DCS) has 40 years of experience serving major clients in multiple industries by providing material handling, full-scale warehouse operations, and conveyor design solutions that are custom crafted for their needs.

The Keys to WMS Vendor Selection Success
In this webcast you will come away with the information and insight you need to develop the right process and make the right choice for your organization.

Software helps robots play nice
The latest robotics software trend is platforms that specialize in orchestrating interactions between different robotic systems and other “agents.” This multi-agent orchestration niche involves multiple players with varied approaches—but they all promise to smooth handoffs and speed up automation onboarding.

GreyOrange announces Suneel Krishnaswamy as new CPEO
GreyOrange appoints Suneel Krishnaswamy as Chief Product and Engineering Officer to advance the company’s customer-focused automation technology

Hy-Tek Intralogistics exhibits software solution
At a press conference Tuesday, Hy-Tek Intralogistics (Booth S5168) presented its Full-Stack Software Solution during the launch of its IntraOne Enterprise Logistics Platform.

CoEvolution showcases automation logistics solutions
CoEvolution (Booth N7530) is displaying an array of automation logistics solutions at its booth.

Fast ROI: The Hard and Soft Dollar Savings of Dock Scheduling Software
The benefits of technology to a business typically include a lot of savings, and dock scheduling software that automates the appointment scheduling process is no different. But before you make such an important technology investment, you should understand the return on that investment.

2023 Software Supply Chain Special Digital Issue
2023 Software Supply Chain Special Digital Issue

Case Study: Hormann’s New WMS Project with Guardrails for Success
Achieve operational excellence with the EPG One WMS LFS solution and SAP ERP integration. Hormann’s journey to successful supply chain standardization began with EPG's configurable solutions and agility-focused methodology.

Shopping for Warehouse Automation Software? 5 Areas to Assess
Best-in-class modern platforms allow an operation to adapt to custom configurations or unique requirements effortlessly.

WMS Rollout Succeeds When Paired with the Right Barcode Labeling Solution
Malcolm Aitken, the company’s VP of sales, explains how a large, national carrier is using the company’s products to save time, improve accuracy and save money.

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.

Latest Resources

Conveying Strategies for Robotic Applications: How to Maximize Throughput
This webinar will discuss the recent development of embedding motion-control technology into conveyors to enable packages to be correctly presented to a robot so that throughput of the manual task that the robot has been assigned to perform is maximized.
Improve safety and ergonomics with code-compliant stairs
Outside the Box: Why parcel shippers are suddenly focusing on packing
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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.