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Move It! Episode Four
See how New Era's DC handled a 100% increase in volume, explore BHFO's use of robots in its goods-to-person system, learn how voice-directed tech helps ensure order fulfillment, and tour a German beverage giant's DC and a UNICEF DC in Copenhagen.
A driving force
To make sure it's ready for the future of auto parts distribution, febi bilstein built one of Europe's most technically advanced distribution centers. It features goods-to-person processing, kilometers of conveyors, and automated storage systems.
New Era
New Era's DC in Harrisburg, Pa., recently underwent major renovations as demand doubled when the company took on the contract for the NFL. In addition, it had to adjust with new technologies to accommodate the growth in online shopping.
Move It! Episode 3
In this episode, we go inside a Cardinal Health distribution center, visit CenterPoint Intermodal, the largest US inland port, tour a food packaging facility operated by Ryder, and see how a fashion retailer handles each season's big garment pushes.
Fashion Delivered with Style
Desigual is one of the world's leading fashion designers. Located in Barcelona, Spain, this company's distribution center features a unique processing technology that helps provide bright and colorful fashions to customers all over the world.
Cardinal Health
Cardinal Health's facility in Waukegan, Illinois, is one of the largest medical supply warehouses in the world. Each day, four miles of conveyors and sophisticated software keep medical products moving at a healthy pace.
Move It! Episode 2
In this episode of Move It!, we explore a new distribution center built in Mississippi for ASICS, take a ride on the Florida East Coast Railway, go behind the scenes at the ProMat supply chain show in Chicago, and visit a Staples DC in Orlando.
In ASICS' half-a-million-square-foot DC in Mississippi, automation allows thousands of shoes each day to practically run through the building, helping ASICS distribute footwear to its many sales channels throughout North America.
Enabling Technology Provides an Advantage in DCs
Marcello Robertson of Viastore Systems explains the benefits of order-picking systems, automated storage/retrieval systems (AS/RS) and automated miniload systems, and other technologies for high-velocity distribution centers.
Is Multichannel Distribution the Hottest Topic in Logistics?
Steve Schwietert, vice president for integrated systems sales at TGW Systems Inc., takes a look at some of the most important trends in direct-to-consumer and multichannel distribution.
How to Optimize Labor Performance in Logistics
Charles Zosel, vice president at the consulting firm TZA, highlights current trends in the way companies are optimizing labor performance and operational effectiveness across the entire supply chain.