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Planning a new DC in a narrow footprint
With a wide array of styles, sizes, and widths, shoes can be surprisingly challenging from a distribution perspective. Clarks solved the problem by rebooting its entire DC operation with high-speed automated equipment—all in a 450,000-square-foot area.
A natural fit
As sales skyrocketed, a Japanese specialty skincare and nutrition company needed a better method for processing 4 million shipments a month. The natural solution: automated systems.
Voice echoes outside the warehouse
Once confined largely to the DC, voice technology has begun migrating to retail stores and backrooms. And yes, it's all a result of the e-commerce revolution.
Roll out the barrels!
With its craft beer business booming, beverage supplier Atlas Distributing needed a better way to store and handle heavy kegs. Specialized gravity-flow racks provided the answer.
Milking the benefits of voice
A photographic look inside a Hood milk production and distribution facility.
Drones prepare to swarm the DC
The hype is all about package delivery. But some visionary companies have been quietly putting drones to work in the warehouse—with impressive results.
Fast-paced automated DC meets growing grocer's need for speed
For a Japanese wholesaler, automated storage systems and other sophisticated technology speed up the distribution of food and household goods to the nation's biggest grocery chain.
Survey: retailers drive demand for Internet of Things
Zebra study shows retailers seek technologies to let them fulfill online orders from store shelves.
ID Label Introduces Three New Labeling Solutions that Support Flexible Warehouse Inventory Tracking and Management
Designed to efficiently manage and track products, the new barcode labeling solutions allow for easy removal and repositioning of labels on racks, shelves, and totes.
Smartglasses get a second look from warehouses
With several successful pilots in the books, DCs are starting to show real interest in the technology, vendors say. But is it ready for prime time?

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