TITLE

Finding The Perfect Fit On The Warehouse Automation Spectrum

AUTHOR(S)
LASHER, CLINT
PUB. DATE
January 2015
SOURCE
Food Logistics;Jan/Feb2015, Issue 163, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how to find the right warehouse automation solution. The topics discussed include the reasons for choosing automation solutions, the reasons why some companies hesitate to automate their warehouse operations, and assessing the needs and goals of a company's warehouse operations as a first step in finding the right solution. Examples of automation solutions used by certain companies for specific needs are presented.
ACCESSION #
101352060

 

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