Instead of opting for expensive new construction, you may be overlooking the most practical solution — your existing facility. All you need is the right type of automation.
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As the Supreme Court weighs arguments on when the working day ends for Amazon.com warehouse workers, it stirs the question of what exactly employees should be paid for.
Some warehouse workers who fill orders for Amazon.com customers say they spend up to 25 minutes after every shift waiting to pass through security checks to make sure they aren't stealing from the online retailer. But they don't get paid for the extra time.
The new CAPS Next – A004 pick to light solution is built to support omni-channel, eCommerce, retail, manufacturing, and goods-to-persons order fulfillment.
Circle Distributing has operated its warehouse and three stores using Epicor Prism software since 2000.
IDEA and its board of directors have mandated set of critical data fields necessary for distributors to conduct business.
OSR Shuttle provides space-effective storage for different load carriers, efficient picking, error-free buffering and sequencing, and reliable replenishment of flow racks.
Westfalia’s conveyor solutions are manufactured to be maintenance-friendly, durable, reliable, and customizable as required by the customer’s application.
Before taking the plunge, make sure you’re aware of the risks and rewards of warehouse automation.
Could DNA marking be the solution to prevent counterfeit industrial parts from hitting the supply chain?
UPS' Worldport facility in Louisville, KY is not just a massive (and efficient) mailroom, it is a wonder of contemporary automation.
IBISWorld anticipates rising prices for wood pulp and paper will flow on to a number of paper-based packaging products and services.
This Grainger DC is the world’s largest platinum LEED commercial facility, but that’s not all it has to offer.
Pre-engineered industrial guard railing systems can increase safety and decrease costs.
Some distribution centers pride themselves on how much they recycle. Others can boast about their timeliness, or their relatively low power need. Avnet has excelled in all those areas and then some.
Wholesaler's revenue increase of 0.4 percent from June matched the gain from this past May, while the inventory increase was the smallest gain since July 2013.
While not all distractions can be eliminated in a warehouse, they can surely be reduced to improve the safety and efficiency. Here are 10 distractions to consider and address.
Why the strong drive to automation? In part, it’s because the technology provides unprecedented command visibility that creates efficiencies that were impossible before.
With the continual rise of the Internet and mobile economies, manufacturers need to be able to make production decisions on the spot by leveraging the latest supply chain information at their fingertips.
U.S. wholesalers restocked their warehouses at a modest pace in June for a second straight month, a sign they anticipate slower growth ahead.
Today’s warehouse managers constantly are challenged to “do more with less.” Most attempt to meet this challenge by finding ways to reduce labor costs. Few, however, have spent time to understand and manage a key component of labor cost: indirect, or idle, time.
This industrial grade chrome wire offering has a 5/8” x 3/8” mesh design on the bottom flat surface.
Radians' new order fulfillment system, or pick module, from Integrated Solutions will be fully operational by July. Once completed, the automated system will become the central hub of their warehouse operations, expediting the pick and ship process for optimum product flow.
No matter what your industry, the design of your warehouse has far-reaching ramifications for efficiency and savings. The layout should make sense, and items should be accessible at short notice.
Properly trained operators mean fewer industrial accidents and a safer work environment. That’s the message the Industrial Truck Association will reinforce at the inaugural National Forklift Safety Day, June 10.
Many industries face challenges when it comes to providing a cool working environment, particularly in heat-susceptible areas such as industrial plants, warehouses, and manufacturing facilities. These extreme-heat situations can impact worker safety and productivity, and certainly, the company’s bottom-line.
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