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Best Practices for the Last 100 Feet of Fulfillment

Only about five percent of American warehouses are highly automated, and in fact, as much as 80 percent have little to no automation at all. While SLAM systems may not rate high on the wish lists of many companies’ wish ...
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Why a Vertical Reciprocating Conveyor Can Play a Critical Role ...

Many warehouses all over the U.S. are expanding their fulfillment centers due to high demand from online shopping. They are investing in equipment, automation, and software to assist in the variety of functions that complete order fulfillment from picking, sorting, ...
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Podcast: SLAM Group talks Packaging

In this episode, SLAM Industry Group Members Greg Berguig, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at PAC Machinery and Gina Barrieau, Banding Sales Manager with an ecommerce focus at Felins discuss “How to determine what package type to ship”. Listen ...
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Better Data Equals Better Labeling and Tagging

Your scanning, labeling, applying and manifesting (SLAM) operations might seem like some of the most basic and manual in the warehouse, but they are actually data-driven applications. Beginning with inbound operations, you are capturing data critical to ensuring packages end ...
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Optimizing the Last 100 Feet

Optimizing the Last 100 Feet
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Podcast: Transitioning From Manual To Automated SLAM (The Last 100 ...

The MHI Automation Groups’ Podcast: In this episode, guests Mike Shannon (Solutions Executive at SRSI) and Bob Miller PE (Founder of Streamtech Engineering) will introduce the SLAM Industry Group and chat about what makes a good candidate for transitioning from ...
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Offsetting Labor Shortages with SLAM

The labor shortage isn’t going anywhere soon and the costs to attract reliable labor continue to rise. In some cases, warehouses and manufacturers are paying $30 an hour and higher to entice employees. Even then, reliability of those high-paid workers ...
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Introducing SLAM, MHI’s newest Industry Group

The newest industry group to fall under the MHI umbrella is the SLAM group, focused on scanning, labeling, application, and manifesting of outbound customer shipments. Like other industry groups within MHI, the newly formed group will be focused on an ...