Resources in Category “Automation”

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  • 8 Warehouse Automation Trends: 2023 Outlook

    by Gary Higginbothem, Kardex-Remstar Last year put the supply chain at the center of the national conversation. Of the 200 US-based manufacturing executives Deloitte surveyed for their most recent supply chain report, 80% reported “heavy or very heavy impact on their supply chain by at least one disruption over the last 12–18 months” and 90% of surveyed […]

  • 55 Warehouse and Distribution Best Practices: The Manager’s Guide

    by Christina Dube, Kardex-Remstar Warehouse management is often one big balancing act – ensuring there is enough inventory (but not too much!), keeping inventory secure from theft (but easy to access!) — all within a compact footprint.  Having consulted some of the industry’s brightest minds, we’re proud to offer these warehouse best practices guaranteed to improve […]

  • 15 Ways COVID has Changed Warehousing and Distribution Forever

    by Christina Dube, Kardex-Remstar Certain parts of COVID – wearing masks, keeping a 6-foot distance from others, remote learning – are (fingers crossed) temporary, while others are here to stay. The impact of COVID on the warehouse is going to have a long and lasting effects. The global supply chain and the labor pool are struggling […]

  • 3 Strategies to Recession-Proof Your Warehouse in 2023

    by Gary Higginbothem, Kardex-Remstar Economic turmoil, recessions, and stock market crashes are a fact of life in the modern world. These days more people are planning for when a recession hits more than if a recession is going to hit. Others say it already has hit. Amidst economic uncertainty it’s best to be prepared before […]

  • Managing Inventory Amid Supply Chain Disruptions

    by Christina Dube, Kardex-Remstar Turns out many supply chains are not nearly as secure as once thought. Starting with the truck driver shortage, accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, and pushed forward by the continued warehouse labor shortage, natural or other disasters – getting the right goods to the right place at the right time has […]

  • 6 Benefits of Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (ASRS)

    by Christina Dube, Kardex-Remstar Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (ASRS) are designed to optimize picking processes for greater efficiencies. But what exactly are those efficiencies and what key benefits can you expect ASRS to have on your operations? What are the advantages of automated storage and retrieval systems over traditional rack and shelving? The Benefits of […]