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Momentum Warehouse Execution System
Momentum™ warehouse execution system (WES) by Honeywell Intelligrated is a feature-rich software platform built to address the escalating complexities in diverse and ever-changing distribution operations.
To Automate or Not to Automate?
Automating warehouse and order fulfillment operations has become the primary strategy to ensure the realization of supply chain productivity and fiscal goals while maximizing customer service levels.
Smart Glasses: The latest weapon against downtime
Not every facility has experienced maintenance technicians at the ready. With a combination of video, augmented reality and more, smart glasses provide a direct link to remote technicians who know how to guide others to get equipment back up and running.
60 Seconds with… Kevin Reader, Executive director, MHI Solutions Community
Modern Materials Handling editors sat down with Kevin Reader, Executive director, MHI Solutions Community to talk about the Solutions Community and the technologies changing the Materials Handling Industry
Scott Group acquires Transbotics
Scott Group strengthens U.S. presence with acquisition of AGV manufacturer founded in 1982.
Spindasyn SEZ Linear Drive Motor
Ready-to-install linear drive motor system provides alternatives to other linear technologies.
Special Issue: The Future of Retail Distribution
A collection of our stories to inspire retail distribution
Automated Product Solutions for Handling Pharmaceuticals
New automation methods are being developed in order to keep pace with the growing complexities of the pharmaceutical supply chain.
Other Voices: How to help employees adjust to the evolving role of humans in fulfillment
In the debate around automation, two forces work in an employee’s favor: technology is evolving quickly but doesn't pose an immediate threat, and e-commerce growth requires more workers within distribution centers.
S.narendrakumar & Co. Automates Its Operations
With two automated storage and retrieval systems, the manufacturer of India’s best-selling brand of spices has made the leap from manual to automated processes.
Automating the spice business
AS/RS and STV technology brought a new level of accuracy and productivity to Everest. Take a look at the technology in place to drive these improvements.
This Month in Modern: Everest spice company takes one huge step forward
This month in Modern, executive editor Bob Trebilcock offers us the first in a series of three articles on distribution center operations around the world, including visits to India, South America and Europe. “Think of it as the National Geographic approach to materials handling,” he says.
Configurable Put Wall Systems
Whether DCs rely on operator-to-goods batch picking, disparate zone picking processes, or opt for the mechanized precision of an automated storage and retrieval system (AS/RS) for goods-to-operator workflow, put walls serve as points of demand consolidation to drive order fulfillment efficiencies.
The Connected Distribution Center
Combining machine-level sensors, smart controllers and connected devices, the Connected Distribution Center gathers data from key inputs to deliver vital information on asset health and facility performance in real time.
C6017 Ultra-Compact Industrial Personal Computer
Space-saving IPC offers extended variety of interfaces and 1-second UPS. Beckoff Automation C6017 Compact Personal Computer, Small compact IPC, Utra Compact Mobile Computers