What Warehouse Technology System Is Right for You?

| Mike O'Brien

What are the main decision criteria when acquiring a warehouse technology system? Whether you have an existing system or are adding one for the first time, there are a whole host of factors that have to be taken into consideration. This special report from Multichannel Merchant will help guide your through the process.

InVia Takes Service-Based Approach to Warehouse Robotics

| Mike O'Brien

inVia Robotics claims to be the first to market with a “goods-to-box” system that uses a pay-as-you-pick service model to make it scalable and affordable. See how this approach has benefited ink and toner cartridge maker LD Products, one of the first users of the system.

SKECHERS Expands European Distribution Center

| MCM Staff

SKECHERS has completed the fourth phase of an expansion to its European distribution center in Belgium by adding 26,500 square meters to bring it to a total size of approximately 98,500 square-meters, making it the largest company-operated DC in southern Belgium.

Hermes Opens Big Ticket Distribution Center in Germany

| MCM Staff

Offering 100,000-sq-m of warehouse floor space, Hermes’ new complex is one of the largest new developments in North Rhine Westphalia. It has been specifically designed to serve the needs of the logistics processes associated with the handling of furniture, large electrical appliances and other big-ticket items.

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Drones, Robotics, 3D Printing Part of Major Technology Focus at UPS

| Mike O'Brien

UPS executives said they will continue to place a $1 billion bet on new technology each year, including major investments in facility automation, robotics and even drones to conduct tasks such as aircraft inspections and inventory counts. See what else the company disclosed about its strategy and operations during media day at its Atlanta headquarters.