Christina Dube

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5 Key Technologies for Your Order Picking System

There are so many order picking technologies available to support inventory management and order fulfillment tasks—ranging from fairly simple to highly automated. No matter the solution, the basic...

Choosing the Right KPIs for your Order Fulfillment Operation

When establishing KPIs or benchmarks for your order fulfillment operation make sure you stay in your neighborhood. What I mean here is don’t compare yourself to the amazon’s of the world. You want to...

Vertical vs. Horizontal Carousels: A Side-by-Side Look

Although similar in name, Vertical Carousels and Horizontal Carousels, are dramatically different automated storage and retrieval technologies when you take a closer look. The most obvious difference...

6 Efficiency-Boosting Benefits of Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (ASRS)

Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (ASRS) are designed to optimize picking processes for greater efficiencies. But what exactly are those efficiencies and what impact can you expect ASRS to have...

Vertical Lift Modules vs. Vertical Carousels: What's Right for You?

Thinking of making the leap into automated storage with either a vertical carousel or vertical lift module (VLM)? Good news —your storage situation will definitely be looking up.

Implement Batch Picking for Faster Order Fulfillment

What is Batch Picking? Batch Picking is a way of grouping multiple orders into small batches - typically including 8 to 16 orders – operators fill all orders in the batch at the same time, working...

Totes, Bins & Dividers for Better Inventory Management

Unless you’re still living in a college dorm, you shouldn’t be eating your Sunday night chili dog off a paper plate while watching the game. I mean it will work for a bit, but it’s eventually going...

Keeping Track of Inventory: Tracking vs. Traceability

The terms “inventory tracking” and “inventory traceability” are often used interchangeably in warehousing and distribution. But they actually mean different things—and both are extremely important to...

Is Order Consolidation Hurting Your Fulfillment Efficiency?

Just as you open your beer and go to fire up the grill on a Friday night you realize the tank is empty – bummer. So you run to the store; there’s traffic, it’s crowded, the lines are long and an hour...
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