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Seven Types of Warehouse Robots: Considerations for Leveraging Robots in the DC

In this article, we will describe seven types of warehouse robots and their benefits, use cases and challenges, providing a framework for how to think about leveraging robots in distribution operations.

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Six Things to Consider Before Implementing Micro-fulfillment

Micro-fulfillment enables shorter order to delivery cycles, lower transportation cost and hyper-localized product offering, however there are a few things you’ll want to consider before implementing solutions.

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eCommerce Shift Requires New Look at Network Strategy

Rapid acceleration of eCommerce growth requires review of the network strategy for opportunities to alleviate capacity constraints that impede business continuity or continued growth.

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Case Study

Fortna Improves Distribution Operations with AutoStore Solution

Transformation of a 3-shift, 7 days per week, round-the-clock operation, into an automated, highly efficient fulfillment engine to support eCommerce growth and new revenue streams for the business.

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Six Things You Can Do to Make Returns a Competitive Advantage

With the increase in eCom orders comes an increase in returns highlighting the need for an efficient and profitable process that is easy, fast, free and seamless for the customer.

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Shift in eCommerce Requires a Quick Pivot to More Agile Operations

Disruption has caused a massive shift toward eCom revealing stress points in operations that must be shored up quickly for business continuity.

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Infographic

Labor Challenges, Trends and Practical Strategies

Distribution labor challenges continue with no signs of abating. Here are four strategies that companies are implementing to overcome today’s labor problems.

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Unlocking the Value of Digital Fulfillment: WES as a Platform for Flexibility

WES is designed to be flexible enabling operations to scale up or down to meet changing DC needs and incorporate new automation technology.

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Designing for Business Continuity in Times of Disruption

Disruption is happening at a pace you can see and has revealed supply chain vulnerabilities. With disruption comes opportunity. Leaders who innovate quickly with a focus on agility will reap rewards.

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Growing Wave of eCommerce Returns a Challenge to Profitability

Returns are often complex and unpredictable, creating reverse logistics challenges and potential service failures unless you optimize, measure and manage returns as well as you do outbound fulfillment.

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Fortna Solution Design Guiding Principles

The Fortna Solution Design Guiding Principles are a collection of over-arching, strategic principles that codify our approach to design.

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Unlocking the Value of Digital Fulfillment: Real-Time Systems Orchestrate and Optimize Complex Distribution Operations

Systems that manage traditional manual operations simply cannot meet the needs of the automated distribution center. WES will be required to gain the full benefits of automation in the DC.

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