Portable terminals and scanners have been used in the warehouse in some form since the 1970s. Each year we see improvements in the technology in the areas of size, performance, and battery life. Radio-frequency (RF) technology has finally matured to the point where it is both economical and highly reliable. And now, in addition to terminals and scanners, voice technology has come into the mainstream. Let
Most companies understand the importance of following best practices but many don’t know exactly what those practices are. That’s where Kate Vitasek,
Are you looking to build a better mouse trap in your facility? You might start with the mouse cart. What’s a mouse cart, you ask? The mouse cart is a unique vehicle that can get a picker quickly around the facility. It is ideal for instances that require long travels between picks.
A small item sorter can dramatically increase your pick rates by allowing you to select requirements for many orders all at the same time.
For the past three years Corporate Express, a $4.6 billion supplier of office products, has relied on voice-directed technology to drive its unit-picking
In the distribution center, walking from one location to the next accounts for 60% of a picker’s time. Reducing walking time, then, is all but guaranteed
With so many order picking options to choose from, selecting the best solution for your operation can be quite a challenge. The order picking function
Some of the most significant opertions innovations are occurring within picking applications. The new solutions recognize that with traditional picking
We don’t have to tell you that improving profitability is the number-one driving force in today’s operating environment. Honing your picking productivity