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Starting a SLAM Journey

The final 100 feet of your warehousing operations is an often-overlooked area of opportunity. But when you focus on your scanning, labeling, application, and manifesting (SLAM) of outbound customer shipments, you can find plenty of space for improvement, saving time ...
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Prevent Chargebacks via SLAM Equipment

At some point in time, all warehouses will face the unfortunate reality that is a chargeback. These can originate in many parts of your facility, but errors coming out of your last 100 feet are often at fault. This makes ...
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Why SLAM Should Include Dimensioning Equipment

When it comes to the final 100 feet of your operations, automation can be the name of the game to increase efficiencies. Using tools for scanning, labeling, applying and manifesting (SLAM) can help ensure your packages get to the right ...
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Podcast: Data gleaned from implementing a SLAM System

In the episode, we’ll talk to Dan Hanrahan from the Numina Group and Tom Napier from PSI Engineering about the benefits of automation and how it can help your business stay competitive and grow. We’ll also discuss the different components ...
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Know Your Barcode Scanners

Barcode scanning isn’t new in the warehousing or manufacturing environments. In fact, you may already have one sort or another within your facility. But if not—or if you’re considering adding more to your operations, there are three main types to ...
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Handling Every Type of Packaging

Traditionally, warehousing has used corrugated boxes for shipping products. They’re easy to acquire, easy to load, seal and apply labels to, and they work well with automated scanning, labeling, applying, and manifesting (SLAM) equipment.  Boxes remain a favored packaging choice ...
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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 ...