Overhead Conveyors 101 – What they are used for and why
This article explains the uses and benefits of overhead conveyor. If you are looking understand the value of overhead conveyor for the warehouse, factory and plant, this article is a good place to start your research.
Fully Automated Warehouse – AS/RS
Automated warehouse by Automha-USA Distributed by Hannibal Industries, Vernon California http://youtu.be/lBu_DQIjPeA Fully automated warehouse. Drop a pallet and the autosat mover (Pallet Shuttle) does the rest. If you were thinking about buying a AS/RS system for your warehouse, look at this cool option first. The Pallet Shuttle creates an highly productive system that optimizes space better …
April 2011 MANUFACTURING REPORT PMI at 60.4% AUTOMATION WILL SEPARATE THE WINNERS VS. LOSERS
April 2011 Manufacturing ISM Report On Business PMI at 60.4% AUTOMATION WILL SEPARATE THE WINNERS VS. LOSERS IN THIS ECONOMY… The economy is growing, but a “hick-up” in April’s numbers due to increased material and energy costs will have an impact on organizations ability to profit from the increased activities. As the report notes, “Plastic …
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How Do You Get Under a 12 Month ROI Using Automation, Carousels and Vertical Lift Modules (VLMs)?
Warehouse Automation and Finding a 12 Month and Under ROI Very simply, the ROI allows you to determine how fast the money you have paid will be paid back and the future return on this investment. First look at the labor savings. Depending on the application and type of equipment labor savings is often between …
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Reduce Warehouse Labor Costs – Warehouse Efficiency
How do I reduce labor costs in my warehouse? This article looks at ways to reduce costs by looking at warehousing processes. Counting the steps it takes to store and retrieve a pallet from the pallet rack or pick an order allows you to determine if there is a more lean approach to your distribution center. Read more about reducing costs here.