WMS - Phase 1: Assessment and Selection
Selecting the right warehouse management system (WMS) for a DC is critically important – but doing so is not easy. This book tackles the dizzying number of questions involved in choosing a WMS and examines the critical path steps that must be completed to improve chances of success and optional steps that can be taken given the proper resources and time.
2004, 58 pages.
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Warehousing & Fulfillment Process Benchmark & Best Practices Guide
This highly acclaimed publication recently has been updated to reflect the findings of the 2010 DC Measures report. Use it to learn about qualitative warehousing best practices, identify process strengths and weaknesses in your operation, and create a road map for improvement efforts.
Warehousing Salaries & Wages 2010
2010 report based on member feedback about Salaries and Wages in the Warehousing Industry. PDF only
Zero-Gravity Device Promises to Make Heavy Lifting a Breeze
DC Velocity - December 22, 2010
Mechanical arm technology lets workers move heavy objects as though they were weightless.
Axios MA Launches Tagged Pallets and Real-Time Tracking Solution"
RFID Journal - Nov. 22, 2010
JD Smith & Sons is the first to test the new RFID-enabled plastic pallets and system, which is designed to let customers not only better track shipments of goods, but also reduce their carbon footprint.
AS/RS Helps PC Supplier rReboot"
DC Velocity - Nov. 15, 2010
A decade of rapid growth left Scandinavian electronics retailer Komplett struggling to keep up with orders. But an AS/RS got the operation back online.
Battery Changing Room "Dos and Don'ts"
DC Velocity - July 13, 2010
A poorly designed or managed lift-truck battery changing room could cost you money and create safety risks. Here are some tips on how to get it right.
Make Sustainability More Understandable
Material Handling Management - July 12, 2010
To give trading partners a common way of talking about packaging and sustainability, The Consumer Goods Forum issued a report titled “A Global Language for Packaging and Sustainability.” It offers a common framework and measurement system trading partners can use to help them make more informed decisions about their packaging.
Three Unique Approaches to Voice Picking
Modern Materials Handling - July 12, 2010
Our warehouse/DC engineer takes a look at three distribution operations employing three unique approaches to voice picking. But no matter how different each solution may be, these operations illustrate how the benefits of picking with voice remain largely the same.