Automated Conveyer Solutions: The answer to rising labor rates?

Automated Conveyer Solutions: The answer to rising labor rates?

Based on rapid changes driven by e-commerce and omnichannel purchasing, the supply chain has evolved quickly over the past several years with many companies becoming distributors rather than strictly manufacturers. This shift demands a streamlined approach to receiving, putaway and order fulfillment.

Any warehouse or distribution center shipping more than a few thousand orders per day must examine the efficacy of automation. This migration from a manual order fulfillment and shipping to automated solutions, increases efficiency, decreases demand for labor, improves order accuracy, and ensures customer satisfaction[…]

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John Murdoch

John Murdoch is CEO of Alfacon Solutions Ltd., based in Canada. Murdoch is a thought-leader in both the manufacturing and materials handling sectors. Leveraging more than a quarter century of experience, Murdoch brings a unique perspective to engineered material handling solutions and the role of automation. Murdoch can be reached at