What is a conveyor system?

Carolina Monroy Last Updated: January 18th, 2020

A conveyor system is a fast and efficient mechanical handling apparatus for automatically transporting loads and materials within an area. …

What is a pick and place robot?

Will Allen Last Updated: January 18th, 2020

Pick and place robots are commonly used in modern manufacturing environments. Pick and place automation speeds up the process of …

4 inventory replenishment methods

Chris Dunakin Last Updated: January 18th, 2020

Maintaining proper inventory levels is critical if you want to keep your customer satisfaction rates high. But it’s challenging when …

What are the benefits of fulfillment services?

What are outsourced fulfillment services?

Will Allen Last Updated: January 18th, 2020

Businesses commonly outsource order fulfillment to a third-party logistics provider (3PL). These companies are also referred to as fulfillment warehouses …

How warehouse automation works

What is warehouse automation?

Carolina Monroy Last Updated: February 3rd, 2020

Technology is making many warehouse processes more efficient by augmenting the work of humans or, in some cases, automating tedious, …

What is order fulfillment?

What is order fulfillment?

Lauren Koppelman Last Updated: February 4th, 2020

Order fulfillment is the process of receiving goods, then processing and delivering orders to customers. The process starts with a …

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What are automated guided vehicles?

Natali Taglic Last Updated: January 18th, 2020

Sometimes called self-guided vehicles or autonomous guided vehicles, automated guided vehicles (AGVs) are material handling systems or load carriers that …