viastore, a leading material handling automation systems and software company, released a whitepaper titled, “Material Handling System Choices: Priorities, Approaches and Selection Processes of Decision Makers.”
The idea of a material handling system can range from static, structural systems such as rack, to highly automated, software-driven solutions such as automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS) and robotics. While North American warehouses are perceived as being less automated than those in places such as Northern Europe or Japan with high labor costs, some level of automation is not uncommon, as seen by the fact that one fifth of companies surveyed employ some form of automated system for order selection/order fulfillment, and 44% use conveyors and automated sortation.
Over 300 material handling professionals completed the survey, which examined the priorities, operational objectives, and partnering approaches of decision markers involved in selecting and deploying material handling automation systems.
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Also available, “Deploying SAP EWM or WM in your conventional or automated warehouse? Here’s how to get the most out of your integration.”
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About viastore Systems, Inc.
For over 40 years, viastore Systems, Inc. has been a leading international provider of automated material handling solutions including AS/RS (automated storage and retrieval systems) and conveyor systems, warehouse management systems software, material flow and process controls, and integrated SAP logistics solutions. The company employs over 470 people worldwide and has annual sales of over $140 Million.
viastore’s focus is on consulting and planning, together with the implementation and constant improvement of intralogistics solutions with locations in Germany, USA, France, Spain, Czech Republic, Russia, China, Croatia, Turkey, Poland, Israel, Ukraine, Sweden, and Brazil. viastore, headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI, www.us.viastore.com. is an integrated and certified partner for all major ERP system database and operating system suppliers such as SAP, Oracle, and Microsoft. viastore earned a return spot on Food Logistics’ 2015 FL100+ list of software and technology providers whose products and solutions are key to the global food supply chain. viastore is a proud member of MHI.
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Company Name: Viastore Systems Inc.
Contact Person: John Clark
Address:4890 Kendrick Street SE
City: Grand Rapids
Country: United States