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  • Why Small Businesses Are Investing in Robots

    Robots are making a tremendous impact in manufacturing. According to the Boston Consulting Group, the U.S. industrial sector will see extraordinary growth in robotics by 2025. Robotic automation will drive an average 16% decline in manufacturing costs across 25 major economies around the world. The shift has already begun, with many brands “reshoring” to the […] The post Why Small Businesses Are I...

  • How Robots are Reworking Warehouse and Distribution Centers

    For a consumer, shopping online is convenient and easy. Visit a website, find a product, click on it and expect the package to show up at your door.  What shoppers don’t see is the automation on the move and the efficiencies that robotics has brought to the industry. In about five years, the use of […] The post How Robots are Reworking Warehouse and Distribution Centers appeared first on Abel Woma...

  • Eyes Wide Open: Looking for Those Unseen Warehouse Issues

    As I traveled around last week visiting my customers, I started thinking about all of the details that a warehouse manager has to deal with on a daily basis; a daunting task to say the least! It’s easy to get caught up in the daily minutia that warehousing entails- from shipping and receiving to storage […] The post Eyes Wide Open: Looking for Those Unseen Warehouse Issues appeared first on Abel W...

  • What’s New at PACK EXPO International 2016

    View original at www.foodmanufacturing.com It takes a proactive team to ensure that a brand is continuously evolving, meeting consumer demands and staying ahead of the competition. This fall, PACK EXPO International 2016 (McCormick Place, Chicago; Nov. 6–9) , North America’s largest processing and packaging event, will serve as a hub innovation across a wide range […] The post What’s New at PACK E...

  • WarehouseOS Offers A New Solution For Warehouse Picking

    View original at www.pymnts.com Warehouse Mobile Solutions , a Salt Lake City-based materials handling company, has introduced a new state-of-the-art tablet-directed barcode and order fulfillment solution called WarehouseOS , which works with the ShipStation application. Warehouse Mobile Solutions said that WarehouseOS is for businesses already using ShipStation who might not want to immediately s...

  • 46 research reports analyze the robotics industry and autonomous vehicles

    View original at www.therobotreport.com As autonomous cars begin to hit world markets in pilot tests and other ways, and before the International Federation of Robotics clarifies whether those vehicles are robots or not, two research firms have combined those vehicles with other robots. Their results are highlighted in yellow below. The question as to whether […] The post 46 research reports analy...

  • Automation Can Help You Hit the Ground Running

    In order to meet customer demands and their service expectations, tire suppliers need to rely heavily on their warehouses to use the most advanced processes to ensure the end consumer is given a high-quality experience and product when they need it. These cutting-edge processes are taking the tire industry to the next level. In doing […] The post Automation Can Help You Hit the Ground Running appe...

  • Mallard Manufacturing Introduces Updated Line of Pallet Flow Separators

    View original at www.mhi.org Sterling, IL – September 22, 2016. Mallard Manufacturing Corporation, a leading manufacturer of gravity flow solutions, is announcing their expanded line of pallet separators. Pallet separators are a critical safety component in many pallet flow rack systems. The job of the pallet separator is to hold rear pallets back from the […] The post Mallard Manufacturing Introd...

  • Playing the Supply Chain Game — 4 Ways ERP Can Protect the Food and Beverage Bottom Line

    View original at www.foodmanufacturing.com Mike Lorbiecki The time-sensitive nature of the food and beverage industry means inefficiency has the potential to inflate wastage and deflate profits. Getting a handle on the transaction-heavy, complex and highly regulated food and beverage supply chain can pose challenges. Mike Lorbiecki, Vice President of Sales, North America, at IFS outlines […] The p...

  • Label and Packaging Innovations Help Manufacturers Ensure Quality Throughout the Chain

    View original at www.foodmanufacturing.com As profit margins grow tighter, manufacturers continue to seek new solutions to ensure freshness and product integrity while reducing waste. Certainly operational improvements and inventory management play a major role in profitability. But manufacturers that partner with label and packaging converters are discovering new ways of increasing their margins ...

Abel Womack, Inc.

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  • Best Practices: Taking Stock in the Storeroom

    As they tackle decades of disorganization, waste and neglect, storeroom managers are finding that spare parts are hiding more than just spare change. By Josh Bond, Contributing Editor · September 7, 2016 As a miniature warehouse, the storeroom suffers from many of the wastes that are being systematically removed from warehouses everywhere. Excess “just in […] The post Best Practices: Taking Stock ...

  • Don’t bet on economic growth between now and 2019, says FTR’s Perry

    View original at www.logisticsmgmt.com State of Logistics 2016: Pursue mutual benefit Don’t bet on economic growth between now and 2019, says FTR’s Perry MAPI economist touts jobs growth but notes economy has ways to go XPO warehouse workers file for Teamster representation August retail sales are down compared to July and up annually, reports Commerce […] The post Don’t bet on economic growth bet...

  • Better Data Feeds Productivity

    View original at www.foodmanufacturing.com John Dart The food and beverage industry is complex and rapidly evolving. Markets and tastes are changing. Consumers are more connected, informed and outspoken. And competition is everywhere — from store brands and online food providers to an ever-growing number of specialty product makers. In this new reality, food and beverage […] The post Better Data F...

  • Label and Packaging Innovations Help Manufacturers Ensure Quality Throughout the Chain

    View original at www.foodmanufacturing.com As profit margins grow tighter, manufacturers continue to seek new solutions to ensure freshness and product integrity while reducing waste. Certainly operational improvements and inventory management play a major role in profitability. But manufacturers that partner with label and packaging converters are discovering new ways of increasing their margins ...

  • Strange Brews: Making Beer with Boston River Water

    View original at www.foodmanufacturing.com BOSTON (AP) — Who wants to drink that dirty water? Some of New England’s leading breweries will compete Oct. 1 to see who can turn the questionable water of Boston’s Charles River into the tastiest suds. Six area breweries have signed on for the first ever "Brew the Charles" challenge, a […] The post Strange Brews: Making Beer with Boston River Water appe...

  • MAPI economist touts jobs growth but notes economy has ways to go

    View original at www.logisticsmgmt.com State of Logistics 2016: Pursue mutual benefit MAPI economist touts jobs growth but notes economy has ways to go XPO warehouse workers file for Teamster representation August retail sales are down compared to July and up annually, reports Commerce and NRF E-commerce: Time for shippers to commit to a strategic direction […] The post MAPI economist touts jobs g...

  • FTR’s Intermodal Conditions Index highlights sluggish volumes

    View original at www.logisticsmgmt.com FTR’s Intermodal Conditions Index highlights sluggish volumes August retail sales are down compared to July and up annually, reports Commerce and NRF Annual declines continue for U.S. carload and intermodal volumes, reports AAR Port of Oakland adds to Vietnam-China-U.S. shipping route FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index heads up from June to July […] The post FTR...

  • Cube Utilization

    When we’re talking about product storage, discussions of cube utilization typically focus on warehouse operations and revolve around different types of pallet racking and fork trucks. Selective, double deep and push back are some of the racking options serviced by narrow aisle and very narrow aisle fork trucks. But what is often overlooked when maximizing […] The post Cube Utilization appeared fir...

  • Wearable scanner sales forecast to triple by 2021

    View original at www.dcvelocity.com Honeywell and Zebra could profit from demand for warehousing, manufacturing, and transportation applications, ABI Research says. Wearable computing vendors such as Honeywell International Inc. and Zebra Technologies Corp. could see a steep jump in sales by 2021, as retailers and logistics providers are on track to triple their spending on wearable […] The post W...

  • Wrapping up savings

    View original at www.dcvelocity.com For Surtech Industries, an orbital wrapper has eliminated the need to manually wrap oversized metal goods. Oversized products can be difficult to wrap securely for shipping. Just ask Surtech Industries. Surtech is a metal finishing subcontractor located in York, Pa., that provides polishing, powder coating, finishing, and packaging services for a […] The post Wr...

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  • More Supply Chain Management Jobs for Women in Forecast

    View original at www.logisticsmgmt.com State of Logistics 2016: Pursue mutual benefit More Supply Chain Management Jobs for Women in Forecast Port of Oakland adds to Vietnam-China-U.S. shipping route Material handling equipment donations needed for Louisiana disaster response Day Two at the Material Handling & Logistics Conference More News Editor’s note: This originally appeared in Supply […] The...

  • Integrators are dead; long live the integrator

    View original at www.therobotreport.com For many years integrators have engineered, built and installed automation machinery for their manufacturer clients. As manufacturing has begun to move from mass production to mass customization, the integration process has required more flexibility and increasingly used robots as part, if not all, of the solution. On my recent research trip […] The post Int...

  • RAYMOND AND BRAMMO ANNOUNCE TECHNOLOGY ALLIANCE

    View original at www.mhi.org GREENE, N.Y., Sept. 12, 2016 — The Raymond Corporation and Brammo, Inc., have announced a strategic technology alliance for developing robust lithium-ion alternative energy solutions. The alliance will focus on highly demanding warehouse applications that utilize electric forklifts. Raymond and Brammo have started testing a variety of configurations and will be […] The...

  • Burritos in the Sky: Chipotle Tests Drone Deliveries at VT

    View original at www.foodmanufacturing.com NEW YORK (AP) — Flying burritos will soon be a reality over Virginia Tech. Chipotle is taking part in a test this month that will let some of the university’s students and staff have their favorite tortilla-wrapped meal delivered by drone. Virginia Tech is conducting the test with Project Wing, a […] The post Burritos in the Sky: Chipotle Tests Drone Deli...

  • Organically Grown Company Turns to Randall Manufacturing’s InsulWall® to Quickly Create Seasonal Cooler Rooms and Decrease Labor Costs

    View original at www.mhi.org ELMHURST, IL (September 12, 2016) Organically Grown Company (OGC), one of the Northwest’s largest organic produce distributors, in partnership with Engineered Products, a Papé company, selected InsulWall as a wall system in its new Seattle LEED® Gold facility. GREEN InsulWall is a flexible insulated curtain wall that not only installs and […] The post Organically Grown...

  • FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index heads up from June to July

    View original at www.logisticsmgmt.com State of Logistics 2016: Pursue mutual benefit FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index heads up from June to July Port Tracker shows decent volumes amid fallout from Hanjin bankruptcy project44 announces $10.5 million in Series A funding DHL rolls out new Seattle-based facility More Logistics News Top 10 Canadian Shipping Mistakes Ten Mistakes […] The post FTR’s Truc...

  • Surviving the Holiday Rush

    The holidays are always an exciting time of the year, but they can also be highly stressful for unprepared businesses. The National Retail Federation states that as much as 40 percent of annual retail sales come from the holiday season, and predict retail sales for 2016 to grow over last year, which means this year’s […] The post Surviving the Holiday Rush appeared first on Abel Womack Manufacturi...

  • The Best Part Of Daimler’s New Drone-Equipped Delivery Van Has Nothing To Do With Drones

    View original at logisticsviewpoints.com Mercedes-Benz Vans just announced an equity investment in a drone startup company and that they are going to invest €500 million ($562 million) over the next five years in designing electric, networked vans. The drones will launch from the rooftops of the van. The idea of an integrated van/drone system to […] The post The Best Part Of Daimler’s New Drone-Eq...

  • JLL report highlights a steady and strong industrial real estate market

    View original at www.logisticsmgmt.com State of Logistics 2016: Pursue mutual benefit JLL report highlights a steady and strong industrial real estate market BNSF set to roll out new Pacific Northwest-Texas intermodal service Top 10 Canadian Shipping Mistakes Oracle acquires LogFire, expands SCM Cloud suite More Logistics News Top 10 Canadian Shipping Mistakes Ten Mistakes U.S. […] The post JLL re...

  • Walmart’s new on-time delivery standards may create supply chain challenges for its suppliers

    View original at www.logisticsmgmt.com State of Logistics 2016: Pursue mutual benefit Walmart’s new on-time delivery standards may create supply chain challenges for its suppliers ABF Logistics acquires Logistics & Distribution Services Werner CEO Leathers: TL rates getting back to “equilibrium” after slump UPS announces rate increases More Logistics News 5 Catalysts to Outsource Logistics Today’s...

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