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3rd Party Distribution
Dart warehouse is a 3rd party logistics (3PL distribution center providing both direct-to customer and retail fulfillment. Dart handles all the order fulfillment requirements for Sears and K-Mart's e-commerce sales. Dart is also utilized by several other companies to distribute cookies and ice cream cones to Keebler-owned distribution centers nationwide, and educational videos and returns. (Learn more about this site by downloading the Automotion site tour document (featuring a map, photos, and system specifics) below.)Download the complete Automotion Site Tour: English
Levy Home Entertainment
With over 600 million in annual sales, Levy Home Entertainment, known in the industry as LHE or Levy, provides books and services surrounding books to mass-market retailers such as BJ's Warehouse Clubs, K-Mart, Mejier, Rite Aid, ShopKo, Target, Walmart and others. Additionally, LHE supplies books and warehousing services for wholesaler Source Interlink customers including... (Learn more about this site by downloading the Automotion site tour document (featuring a map, photos, and system specifics) below.)Download the complete Automotion Site Tour: English
Crate and Barrel
Crate & Barrel chose a path less followed, and as it turned out
for them, much smarter. This house wares retailer now performs both its
store and direct-to-consumer distribution from one new distribution
center, but maintains separate processes for each. Efficiencies are gained
as retail and direct fulfillment functions now share a common inventory,
as well as use the same receiving, storage, sortation, and shipping areas.
Transportation costs have also been reduced, throughput is up, customers
are better served, and there is ... Download the complete case study: English
Magid Glove Safety Co.
Automotion Service Group
Several years ago, Magid Glove Safety Co. was at a crossroads. Business was
growing beyond the space available in the two adjoining buildings that
housed its manufacturing and warehouse operations in northwest Chicago.
There was also a need to reduce costs and improve overall operations to
remain competitive. The company's dilemma was whether to build new or
somehow figure out how to create the needed efficiencies within the aging
facility. Building new would have been very costly, requiring the family
to...Download the complete case study: English
Pacific Sunwear is a retailer that caters to teens. The company's three chains,
Pac Sun, Pac Sun Outlet, and d.e.m.o. comprise over 750 mall-based stores
that sell clothing, accessories and footwear. And as we all know, what a
teen wants today is not necessarily what they want tomorrow or the next
day. Keeping up with those shifts put a strain on Pacific Sunwear's manual
130,000 square foot distribution center. So the company opened a new
365,000 square foot facility in Anaheim, Calif. that has easily surpassed...Download the complete case study: English
Textbooks require the same
exactness as popular titles, except that they tend to be heavier than the
typical best-selling novel. Remember lugging around an armload of
schoolbooks? Just imagine handling over 100,000 such books everyday. That
is the task of McGraw-Hill's new distribution center in Ashland, Ohio.
This facility is designed to process orders with textbook precision...
It has already achieved accuracies of 99.5% with much greater throughput capacities than the buildings it
replaced. Labor demands have...Download the complete case study: English
General Medical Corp.
As one of the three largest distributors of medical/surgical and health care
products in the country, General Medical distributes over 110,000
different items to hospitals, physician offices, clinics, nursing homes,
home health care agencies, and home infusion therapy companies. This
diverse market places requires merchandise in lots ranging from pallet
loads down to single units. As a result, the automatic conveying system
has to allow for the wide variety of merchandise being handled and the
wide range of order sizes.... Download the complete case study: English
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