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Maximizing Efficiency of Store-Friendly Pallets with Automated Mixed-Case Palletizing
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…

Boston Scientific Selects Kiva Warehouse Automation System for Distribution Centers
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…

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