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Archive for the ‘New Trends and Technologies’ Category

Lessons From the Amazon Effect

Written By: John Knudsen

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

How the retail and material handling industries have evolved to service increased e-commerce demand.

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Great Gifts to Give an Engineer This Holiday Season 2018

Written By: Kelsey Bates

Monday, December 10th, 2018

We polled Bastian’s engineers to see which gifts they’d love to get this holiday season. From books to gadgets, even STEM toys for future engineers, our fifth annual Gifts for Engineers holiday guide is sure to please!

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5 Advantages of a Cobot from Universal Robots

Written By: Adam Kulon

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

Do you want to automate a process in your facility without breaking the bank? Here are 5 advantages of cobots.

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A Guide to Testing Your Warehouse Execution System (WES)

Written By: Will Tritle

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

A WES is a powerful tool that can help a wide range of warehouse DCs. Here’s what’s required to properly test and implement a warehouse execution system.

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Comparing Internet of Things (IoT)-Based Asset Tracking Technologies: RFID vs. BLE

Written By: Natalie Hogan

Friday, May 4th, 2018

RFID v BluetoothSearching for the right asset tracking solution can be daunting. Within the materials handling and supply chain industry, Radio-Frequency Identifier (RFID) is commonly championed as the defacto successor to previous approaches like barcode scanning, but there are other methods that have competitive advantages and technological trade-offs.

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