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Relieving the stress and strains of distribution
Here are 10 tips for improving worker comfort within your distribution facility.
Robotics on the rise
The evolution of the warehouse and distribution center is causing a revolution in automated solutions for everything from picking to loading, as robotics R&D accelerates.
Picking technologies: When inaccuracy leads to lost customers
The true cost of a mispick is measured in service levels—and by a dwindling customer base when consumer and B2B buyers turn to sources that get orders right.
Off and running
A consolidation and new automated storage equipment helped Puma North America add the speed it needs to meet escalating customer demands.
Convenient distribution
A Swiss grocer doubles down on efficiency by filling orders for convenience stores and supermarkets from a single DC.
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.
22 million SKUs? No problem
Tracking and handling millions of new and used industrial parts might sound like the ultimate inventory challenge. But Radwell International's automated storage system makes easy work of it
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.
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.

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