Yesterday's automation consisted of fixed infrastructure that couldn't be adjusted to meet changing needs. Not anymore, says Rick DeFiesta, executive vice president of sales and solutions Americas with Geek+.
Automation can help warehouses address problems of labor scarcity and rising inflation, but is it cost-effective enough to justify the effort? Jan Bednar, chief executive officer of Shipmonk, offers a perspective.
With a policy of keeping large amounts of inventory on hands, Parts Town was ready for any supply disruption. But it was also aided by having previously installed a goods-to-person system in the warehouse.
In the short span of a few months, the Covid-19 pandemic of 2020 has immeasurably changed forever the fields of warehousing and distribution. This eBook will explore how to become a more resilient distribution center in the post-pandemic era.
Shipping errors frequently occur because of incorrect picking operations, which accumulates about 5% of annual shipping costs. Aside from the financial damage this can cause a company, faulty picking operations often result in an incorrect item being shipped, an incorrect number of items being shipped, or an item shipped to the wrong address.
The latest news, analysis, services and solutions regarding conveyors and sortation for warehousing and distribution. Today’s companies are moving goods across more suppliers, vendors and customers than ever before, and warehouses are critical points in the overall supply chain. New technologies in conveyors and sortation systems are transforming the way warehouses and distribution centers operate — and allowing them to stay ahead of the competition in their industries. As these solutions continue to evolve, businesses are discovering new ways to increase efficiency and cut costs. Learn how companies around the world are improving supply-chain operations through their strategic use of conveyors and sortation in the warehouse.
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