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Like many fast-growing companies, spare-parts supplier TVH Parts Co. was running up against a shortage of space in its U.S. DC. Installing an automated five-aisle shuttle system took care of that problem and kicked operations into high gear.
Flexible fulfillment at its best
Pharmaceutical industry 3PL J. Knipper and Co. expands its material handling toolbox with a scalable, high-tech goods-to-person picking system that is speeding operations and providing room to grow.
Spotlight on ... automation
Here are some recent product announcements that have crossed our editors' desks.
Takeoff Technologies raises $25 million in series C funding
Funding to spur domestic and international growth of firm's microfulfillment solution.
Kroger, Ocado to open CFC in Dallas
Grocery retailer selects North Texas location for its fifth high-tech customer fulfillment center, designed to speed e-grocery fulfillment.
Dematic, Opex form strategic partnership
Dematic to implement Opex's Sure Sort small-item-sorting as an option for customers in North America.
6 River Systems, Soft Robotics form strategic partnership
Robotics companies create end-to-end mobile picking solution for e-commerce and retail operations.
Seeing is believing
Pick-by-vision project speeds up case-handling and cart-picking processes at supply chain solutions provider Arvato's DC.
Four back-to-basics steps for picking
A sound process and solid design are fundamental to the picking operation in a distribution center—long before automation comes into play, experts say.
Spotlight on ... mobile tech
Here are some recent product announcements that have crossed our editors' desks.

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