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The Warehouse the Works (for you); Part III

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Receiving – Simple solutions to increase accuracy and productivity   You can read Part I and Part II off this series here. Automating your warehouse receiving functions helps you catch shortages, discrepancies and goods damaged-on-delivery in real time. You head off downstream problems before they start. Eliminating pen and paper and electronically capturing data in… Read More

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The Warehouse That Works (for you); Part II

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Up your Game: Easy, Manageable Steps to get More out of your Warehouse Operation   Simple process improvements through automation deliver results As promised in Part I, automating receiving is a smart, effective and easy way to begin automating your warehouse. Benefits of automation accrue across the entire warehouse and operation. Automation = Accurate Receive,… Read More

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The Warehouse That Works (for you)

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Up your Game: Easy, Manageable Steps to get More out of your Warehouse Operation   We all know that automating warehouse operations will deliver numerous benefits: Increased efficiency, lowering costs, raising margins and reducing errors. But, most small to medium sized businesses can’t afford a total make-over of the entire warehouse operation. Not just in… Read More

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Disney’s latest guest experience technology: Immersion or invasion?

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(A 3 minute read…) Three years ago, Disney World in Orlando not only welcomed visitors to be their guest, but also began presenting them with a new way to enjoy the experience. The Magic Band Disney introduced the Magic Band, a waterproof, electronic wristband enables the park’s guests to wander through every area of every… Read More

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How do Systems Engineers Ensure Theme Park Ride Safety?

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  (A 3 minute read…) Every year, America’s 400 theme parks welcome approximately 335 million visitors and water parks attract about 85 million people, according to the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA). An average of 4,423 children are treated in emergency rooms each year for amusement-related injuries, according to a 20-year study… Read More

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Technology Serves up Improved Food Safety for the Hospitality Industry

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(A 3 minute read…) When you go out to eat, what’s on your plate might not be exactly what you ordered. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), 65% of food borne outbreaks and 44% of outbreak-associated illnesses in the U.S. were traced back to a restaurant. The FDA’s food service regulations vary by… Read More

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Lean Manufacturing: Work Leaner, Stay Safe

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  Lean manufacturing objectives target efficiency in the workplace. Eliminating wasted movement and reducing downtime are two ways that manufacturers can improve their operational efficiency and productivity. Learn more about lean manufacturing in this infographic. But it doesn’t come at the expense of worker or work environment safety. In fact, lean manufacturing should enhance the… Read More

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JIT vs Lean Manufacturing: What’s the Difference

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  Lean manufacturing principles are implemented to improve quality and reduce waste. View an [Infographic]: What is Lean Manufacturing and how can it help you? Inventory represents one of the largest sources of waste in the manufacturing industry. Maintaining too much inventory—raw materials and finished products—absorbs excess cost in capital, inventory, and space. Inventory shortages… Read More

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4 Ways IoT Improves Manufacturing

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  The Internet of Things (IoT) seems to expand daily. The devices that connect with the cloud are touching every aspect of our culture—from the smart home to medical devices to the manufacturing industry. With the need to streamline manufacturing processes to work as efficiently as possible, the IoT provides many avenues for working smarter… Read More

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Presidential election prediction: Was big data really at fault?

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Big data can be a powerful predictor. Businesses use it to identify opportunities for growth in new markets. Analysts have used big data to predict everything from Oscar winners to the outcome of the recent presidential election. Data analysts were equally confident that Leonardo DiCaprio would win the Academy Award for Best Actor last year, as… Read More