There are a lot of reasons for fulfillment automation, and it ultimately comes down to increasing operational efficiency. It’s not always just about speed. As you are considering the ROI (Return On Investment) for your next warehouse improvement project, here are a few of the reasons to consider fulfillment automation.
StreamTech Engineering LLC, a leading creator and integrator of intelligent fulfillment automation systems, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued the company a patent for the FoldSerter™, a system for inserting multi-page plain paper pack slips into open cartons (US Patent No. 10,822,131 B2).
Dimensional (DIM) weight, also known as volumetric weight is a pricing technique for commercial freight transport. This method uses an estimated weight that is calculated from the length, width, and height of a package. The air freight industry initially created DIM weight measurement.
The Sprinter™ is capable of scanning, weighing, dimensioning, print and applying and verifying. It can also integrate with a multitude of additional features. Ten feet doesn't seem like a significant impact, but by combining the individual process that are manually done you are not only saving space but time with an all-in-one system.
Distribution has gone through an evolution in the past two decades. This is mainly due to e-commerce order fulfillment. These changes have affected the entire supply chain. According to Statista, in 2017 online retail accounted for 9% of all retail sales in the United States.
Piggyback labels are multi-layer labels that provide flexibility in a wide variety of applications. The Piggyback label is printing on only the top layer of the label allowing it to be transferrable. Some of the most common instances that a Piggyback label could be utilized...
Internet of Things (IOT) technology is transforming ways in which automation systems are installed, maintained — and the way customers can tap-in to maximize their value. Whether you are evaluating more automation for your fulfillment operation or DC, or have already made a recent investment – be sure to understand and leverage the value to help reduce costs, increase throughput, and better understand your business.