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Boosting Warehouse Productivity

Boosting Warehouse Productivity

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Achieving warehouse productivity goals such as reducing picking times and increasing throughput rates can be challenging. Chris Castaldi, director of business development at Carlstadt, N.J.-based materials handling systems integrator W&H Systems, offers these tips for improving warehouse productivity.   Use automated picking operations. Pick-to-voice or pick-to-light systems speed picking and reduce errors by quickly providing pickers information on item location and quantity. These systems eliminate the need to search for the item number and quantity on a piece of paper. Try goods-to-person technology. These solutions bring the items to be picked to the workers’ station so they don’t have to travel all over…

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