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Planning Your Future DC

January 14, 2020
Planning for a future distribution center can be a daunting task, but these tips for developing a robust plan will help mitigate risk and ensure success.

3 Ways Simulation Modeling Optimizes Distribution Center Design

May 30, 2019
System simulation modeling is a very effective strategy to validate the future-state design of a distribution center, but the benefits don’t end there.
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The Rise of the Urban DC

April 23, 2019
More and more people, especially young adults, are moving into cities. To reach this increasingly important market segment, retailers need to find a profitable and efficient way to do urban fulfillment.

Distribution Facility Selection: It’s Not Just About Location and Cost

March 06, 2019
Cost and location are important factors when selecting a new distribution facility, but don't overlook these important physical components. Read: Distribution Facility Selection: It’s Not Just About Location and Costy

Distribution Center Layout and Design - Part 2: Systematic Layout Planning

October 25, 2018
Effective distribution center layout planning is essential for achieving optimal performance. Systematic Layout Planning is our preferred strategy.. Read: Distribution Center Layout and Design - Part 2: Systematic Layout Planning

Distribution Center Layout and Design - Part 1: Fundamentals

October 25, 2018
Before diving in to more complex topics, it’s important to have a general understanding of the types of DCs and the functions that happen inside. Read: Distribution Center Layout and Design - Part 1: Fundamentals

How to Calculate the Ideal Building Column Spacing for Warehouse Pallet Racking

September 13, 2018
Anyone who has been through the process of laying out warehouse pallet racking knows the frustrations of trying to accommodate building columns… Read: How to Calculate the Ideal Building Column Spacing for Warehouse Pallet Racking

5 Reasons Designing a Distribution Center is like Shopping for a New Home

February 06, 2014
Designing your distribution center is just like shopping for your perfect home. When you shop for a house or are looking to build a new one, you take into account many things including planning, work, space, flow, and amenities (automation)... Read: Designing a DC is Like Buying a Home
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