The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy, Rosemont, Ill., released two new resources to advance the industry’s ability to track, improve and communicate sustainability performance and progress across the supply chain.
The latest generation of ASRS allow deep-freeze warehouses to maintain precision product identification and rotation, provide rapid throughput at near 100% accuracy levels and are considerably more energy-efficient than traditional automated systems.
For maximum pallet rack use in a minimum footprint along with inventory management capability, a warehouse pallet flow storage system can be the answer.
March 14, 2013
Dynamic storage systems, such as pallet flow and pushback rack, put the power of gravity to work. Using an arrangement of inclined rails in a rack-supported structure to control product-pallet movement and access, both make labor and inventory access more efficient by using the least amount of warehouse space.
According to a recent survey of more than 400 logistics managers questioned by U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Chattanooga, Tenn., only 59% of shippers use performance metrics to manage freight costs and only 43% are currently running or planning to implement a transportation management system (TMS).