Warehouse Optimization Case Studies - Distribution Trends | FORTNA

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Unlock the Benefits of Warehouse Software – WMS, WCS, WES

In today's rapidly evolving warehousing and logistics landscape, the efficiency and effectiveness of operations hinge significantly on the choice of software solutions. Three key systems–WMS, WCS and WES–play pivotal roles in optimizing warehouse operations. Understanding the distinctions between these solutions is paramount for businesses aiming to streamline their processes and stay ahead in the competitive market.

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Transform Warehouse Operations with Robotic Picking

Advances in sensor and vision technologies paired with AI algorithms have created quick-to-implement robotic picking solutions. Learn how different types of robotic picking can lower labor costs and boost productivity and accuracy rates.

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Essential Steps to Automating Your Brownfield Warehouse

As organizations look for alternatives to building new automated greenfield facilities, many have turned to maximizing and optimizing their current brownfield locations. In this FORTNA Insight, we will explore our top ten recommendations for planning and executing a successful brownfield automation project.

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4 Major Shifts in Warehouse Robotics

Written for Supply & Demand Chain Executive, FORTNA's Phil Pletcher provides four key developments that have shifted warehouse robotics from expensive, bleeding-edge endeavors to more accessible, proven options that can serve the needs of both small-to-medium size projects.

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10 Essential Steps to Upgrade Your Brownfield Facility

Making use of existing space is a smart strategy for expanding and automating your operations. This infographic provides our top 10 essential steps for planning and executing a successful brownfield facility automation project.

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5 Requirements to Optimize Parcel Sortation

Optimize your inventory and shipping accuracy with automated sortation. Here are 5 recommended steps you can take to prepare your facilities for peak season.

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Optimize Last Mile Operations with Cross-Docking

Many studies on warehouse operations and logistics have revealed that close to 50% of all delivery costs are attributed to the last mile delivery segment. Last mile distribution facilities or micro-fulfillment centers located closer to customer populations can utilize cross-docking practices to fulfill orders faster, cut inventory costs and optimize travel costs.

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High-Density Storage Solutions for Brownfield Facilities

Making the most of your brownfield facility doesn’t have to be a challenge. See how leveraging a high-density storage solution can help you maximize the current space within your warehouse or distribution center while fast-tracking your automation implementation plan.

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5 Steps to Building a Business Case for Automation

With most economic indicators showing a return to a more positive growth environment, now is the optimal time to start building an automation business case for your operations and distribution network.

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Overcoming the Myths of Autonomous Mobile Robots

As warehouse operations continue to manage labor availability, rising customer demand, and the need for efficient and dependable fulfillment operations, autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) have created a variety of automated solutions that can help relieve these pressures.

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Optimize Order Fulfillment Thru Automated Robotic Solutions

In a world where e-Commerce continues to reshape supply chain dynamics, the need for efficient and adaptable order fulfillment solutions has never been more critical. This insight explores the importance of implementing automated robotic solutions in order fulfillment.

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Warehouse-Ready, Small-Footprint Solutions

High-density storage and fulfillment in smaller footprints, for small to midsized operations, can help organizations quickly automate with a proven warehouse-ready, small-footprint solution that maximizes space, reduces labor dependency and satisfies e-Commerce and customer demands.

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