The Material Handling and Supply Chain Blog

Is Your Warehouse Traffic Resembling a Busy Interstate?

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June 22nd, 2017

TrafficSelf-driving cars are the future of our roads, but manufacturing and distribution centers have been using autonomous vehicles for years. Are AGVs right for you?

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A Review of the Distribution Automation Landscape in Mexico

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June 16th, 2017

Robot palletizingWe all know and believe that automation is the future (and in some cases, the present), but what’s different for Mexico and LATAM (Latin America) in general? Why is it so difficult to take that first step to automate material handling processes in those countries?

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Back to School: Choosing the Right Employee Lockers

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June 13th, 2017

Now that we are all grown up (in body more so than in mind), lockers can be even more important than back in school. They store the items we need for work, a change of clothes, give us space for personal items, and allow us to feel at home with a personal space of our own.

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A Supply Chain Software Comparison: WMS vs. WCS vs. WES

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June 7th, 2017

WES graphicThe evolution of supply chain management has introduced a new breed of supply chain software, but what are the differences between the “big three”? Let’s examine the functionality of WMS, WCS, and WES.

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A Conveyor Poem

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June 2nd, 2017

Conveyor doesn’t have to be all business. Have some fun with this short poem all about the life of a hardworking warehouse conveyor.

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