Materials handling
Thursday, October 8, 2020

Six materials handling steps to take in the Age of Amazon: A massive retail shift toward e-commerce is on-going. Besides driving tremendous growth in warehouses and other material handling facilities, order fulfillment times are shortening, and orders are frequently smaller, increasing operational complexity.

What steps are manufacturers and distributors taking in terms of automation or otherwise to ensure continuing success in a changing marketplace? What is the right balance of hardware and software solutions for a given operation?