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Year in review: 2018 System Reports
cover stories in 2018 profiled some of the companies whose success is emblematic of a thriving industry.
Order fulfillment at Educational Development Corp.
EDC brought in a WMS, lights, powered conveyor and sortation to write a new chapter in the book distributor’s distribution story.
Educational Development Corp. writes a new chapter in distribution
When business surged as a result of social media and a new distribution method, children’s book distributor Educational Development Corp. designed a new DC, bringing automation to the company’s processes. The result has been considerably more storage and a major improvement in productivity.
Resilience and innovation at Gap Inc.
Just months before the start of the 2016 holiday season, one of Gap Inc.’s distribution centers was destroyed by fire. Here’s the story of how resilience and innovation saved the day.
Gap Inc.: Taking the touches out of fulfillment
Gap Inc.’s Gallatin facility was designed to rapidly fill e-commerce orders while minimizing handling.
System Report: Luxottica keeps it simple
Simplification and consolidation drove the design of a new 1.1-million-square-foot logistics campus in Georgia, including a 713,000-square-foot distribution center.
Inside look at order fulfillment: Luxottica
Luxottica’s Georgia logistics hub optimizes the fulfillment of eyewear, including prescription glasses,apparel and accessories in a three-level warehouse.
System Report: Order fulfillment at Dimerc Office
In its Santiago distribution center, Chile’s largest distributor of office supplies uses a three-level pick module, light-directed picking, conveyor and a high-speed shipping sorter to get orders out the door.
Learn how Goya Foods is putting lift trucks to work
Lift trucks, voice-enabled picking and WMS-directed task interleaving make for efficient order fulfillment.
Goya Foods’ secret ingredient: Lift trucks
The leader in Hispanic food and beverage products puts a variety of lift trucks and racks to work in its distribution centers, including a special Goya spec truck.
Arvato SCM Solutions: Fashion Logistics
At its Hannover, Germany, facility, e-commerce logistics provider Arvato SCM Solutions is using pouch sortation technology to speed orders to market and dramatically reduce its returns processing time for a fashion leader. System Report for Arvato SCM Solutions.
Utilizing Automatic Data Capture (ADC) Technology to its Full Potential
As more Automatic Data Capture (ADC) technology is being put to work, we see more innovation unfold.
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.
A.B. Beverage: Putting rack, WMS and data collection to work
Conventional warehousing tools plus bar code scanning and voice have streamlined a beer distribution warehouse.