This week we were attending, presenting and exhibiting at the WERC conference at the convention center in Columbus, OH. On Monday, Partner Robert Ouellette and Peter Kok, VP Global Supply Chain Management from Carter’s Inc, presented: Automated Facilities: Synchronize and Fine-Tune Flow, Labor, and Accuracy for Maximum Peak Throughput

As retailers and e-tailers look forward, they must balance multiple priorities when planning for year-over-year distribution and fulfillment service and capacity. This session details a planning process and resulting projects that address the most critical areas for operating during peak. Learn how to implement an effective planning approach based on last year’s performance and limitations, plus an analysis of both growth and processing data to highlight forecasted and known constraints.

Amazon’s One-Day Prime Shipping – By now you must have heard about Amazon’s decision to make Prime Shipping one day instead of two-day. Here, Barron’s cover why UPS and FedEx shouldn’t be worried.

White Paper and Ops Summit – Here’s a link to a recent white paper we offered at Ops Summit by Steve Mulaik, Making Robots Pay for Themselves, here.Read Cris Maddox’s Ops Summit update here

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