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No silver bullet No silver bullet
Alan McDonald, vice president of continuous improvement at Geodis, offers his thoughts on the limits of technology, noting that despite its potential to address the labor crisis, technology isn't a silver bullet that can "fix" a poorly performing DC.

Why companies struggle to automate Why companies struggle to automate
Dr. Randy Bradley, associate professor of information systems and supply chain management at the University of Tennessee, discusses why some companies struggle to adopt new technology and why automation isn't the solution for every organization.

The great indoors The great indoors
Outdoor products retailer L.L.Bean underwent major process changes to its distribution environs with amazing results.

Numina Group's Warehouse Automation Increases Productivity While Lowering Labor Costs Numina Group's Warehouse Automation Increases Productivity While Lowering Labor Costs
Numina Group’s Automated Fulfillment Solution Optimized the Entire Order Fulfillment Operation by Reducing Labor, Increasing Throughput, and Managing the Critical Same Day Priority Shipments.

Ecommerce retailer Adore Me doubles orders picked per hour Ecommerce retailer Adore Me doubles orders picked per hour
Adore Me partnered with Bastian Solutions to bring its order fulfillment operations in-house. The new material handling system combines AutoStore, an Exacta WES and OPEX Sure Sort technology, resulting in 2-3x more orders handled per hour.

Fortna: Mr Price Video Case Study Fortna: Mr Price Video Case Study
Mr Price Group's highly automated DC in Hammarsdale, South Africa, enables them to handle 20% YOY growth and helps them prepare for the future with increased speed, accuracy and flexibility.

Editors' briefing: ProMat 2019 Day Three Editors' briefing: ProMat 2019 Day Three
Mitch Mac Donald, Susan Lacefield, and Victoria Kickham talk about the third day of ProMat.

Honeywell Vocollect Honeywell Vocollect
James Hendrickson showcases Honeywell Vocollect's latest offerings in voice and picking technologies.

Beckhoff Beckhoff
Doug Schuchart of Beckhoff Automation explains the company's many offerings in Ethernet and data connecting products.

Swisslog Swisslog
Markus Schmidt of Swisslog presents the company's newest technologies that include robotic solutions and pallet shuttles. He also discusses Swisslog's role as a leading integrator of AutoStore systems.

Auto-mated parts delivery Auto-mated parts delivery
An automated storage and retrieval system at Midwest Express provides efficient, sequenced delivery of parts to Ohio automotive manufacturing plants.

World's  Largest Wine & Spirits Distribution Center Invests in the Right Mix of Software & Automation World's Largest Wine & Spirits Distribution Center Invests in the Right Mix of Software & Automation
Southern Glazer's partnered with Bastian Solutions to optimize its Florida operations. Using two, five-story pick modules, pallet conveyor and ExactaBEV software, the distribution facility ships 25.5 million cases of wine and spirits each year.

New Conveyor Workstation Complements Automated Goods-To-Person Systems New Conveyor Workstation Complements Automated Goods-To-Person Systems
ZiPline Conveyor's ZiPsort goods-to-person workstation provides a seamless connection between goods-to-person technology and the rest of your operation, giving you increased productivity and faster order fulfillment.

Journeys and Fortna innovate for the future Journeys and Fortna innovate for the future
Journeys' fast-paced omnichannel growth demanded it quickly increase capacity. It needs flexibility to adjust operations as demands fluctuate. Faced with a tight labor market, Journeys made investments to position itself as a premier employer.

Evolution - Digitizing Your Supply Chain Evolution - Digitizing Your Supply Chain
Amber Road helps companies transform their global supply chains to improve margins, enable agility, and reduce risk by increasing operational efficiency, reducing direct costs, and creating a faster, leaner, more agile supply chain.

Handle 18,000 Cases Per Hour with the ZiPline Conveyor Shoe Sorter Handle 18,000 Cases Per Hour with the ZiPline Conveyor Shoe Sorter
The ZiPline Conveyor shoe sorter from Bastian Solutions is designed for speed, reliability and ease of maintenance. Achieving speeds up to 650 feet/minute and throughput rates of 18,000 cases/hour, the sorter is ideal for high-volume sortation.

How Casey’s General Store Slashes Costs & Increases Productivity with Apex How Casey’s General Store Slashes Costs & Increases Productivity with Apex
Casey's General Store tapped Apex automated lockers to better manage its valuable RF and voice-picking equipment. Productivity has increased and the c-store chain has decreased repair costs by 40%.

When to Consider Automation for Your Warehouse When to Consider Automation for Your Warehouse
Jason Coy, Director, Design Solutions at enVista, discusses when to consider automation in your warehouse or distribution center and why you may be more ready than you think.

Georgia-Pacific announces Point A innovation center Georgia-Pacific announces Point A innovation center
This June, Georgia-Pacific will launch its Point A Center for Supply Chain Innovation, a dedicated space for companies to collaborate and solve their greatest supply chain challenges using today's technology.

Modex 18 Day Three editors' briefing Modex 18 Day Three editors' briefing
DC Velocity editors Diane Rand, Susan Lacefield, and David Maloney discuss Day Three of Modex 18 as well as overall impressions left by this very large supply chain show.

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