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02/18/10 Capable of building mixed-case pallets from an inventory of over 10,000 SKUs, the latest evolution in order assembly systems Automated Mixed-Case Palletizing (AMCAP) represents a paradigm shift in high SKU-count case palletizing. by Jim McMahon Many high-throughput distribution centers face a growing logistics challenge – the need to prepare a wider variety of orders to ship and arrive on schedule and with a near zero tolerance of errors. Sometimes comprising thousands or tens-of-thousands of different stock-keeping unit (SKUs) and in an assortment of package styles, these items need to be stored, picked and stacked on pallets or roll…
01/19/10 Kiva continues to roll with a multi-year agreement to automate the distribution centers in the Netherlands and New England of medical device manufacturer Boston Scientific. Kiva Systems, a developer of robotic solutions that automate order fulfillment and warehouse operations, announced that Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has chosen Kiva to automate two key distribution centers in the United States and Europe. The medical device manufacturer was seeking a warehouse automation solution that would help ensure maximum reliability while maintaining the rigorous product and inventory control that exists today. According to the multi-year agreement signed today, Boston Scientific will use the…