It’s no secret that today’s supply chain is ruled by the customer. Thanks to ecommerce giants like Amazon, … Read More
In this Guest Blog Scott Stone, Director of Marketing at materials handling provider Cisco-Eagle looks at the relationship between good ergonomics and productivity in the distribution center.
But productivity doesn’t always mean harder work. In the words of the late Henry Ford, “Improved productivity means less sweat – not more.”… Read More
LIDD welcomes Scott Stone, e-business manager at materials handling provider Cisco-Eagle. Scott has some thought provoking things to say about distribution automation that LIDD’s audience will enjoy.
Some might argue that automation comes at too high a price for many distribution operations. Amazon’s army of KIVA robots, for example, came with a price tag of $775 million. The company is looking at a payback period of 44 years for the investment.
Whatever your company’s automation standpoint, you can’t always attain significant… Read More