What to do BEFORE Investing in Warehouse Technology

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on September 12, 2023

Quick fixes and miracle cures aren’t just popular with consumers trying to lose weight, grow hair or improve their memory. There’s a similar mindset among some fulfillment operations managers who see warehouse technology as the performance-enhancing panacea to an under-performing warehouse.

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How Human-Robot Interaction Creates a More Humane Workplace

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on September 7, 2023

Whether you view warehouse robots as the Terminator or R2D2 depends on the degree of personal human-robot interaction you’ve had.

“Seeing is believing,” says Kait Peterson, Senior Director, Product Marketing at Locus Robotics. You have to touch, feel and see the technology to understand how it improves work environments. Once people do, she says they’re all in on robots, naming them and thinking of them as their autonomous

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Launch Warehouse Automation Technologies Smarter: Insider Tips

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on August 29, 2023

Failed warehouse automation technology launches can leave large and lasting scars – on project leads and brand reputations. Often, it’s not the technology that’s to blame, it’s a poorly managed implementation process.

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Autonomous Mobile Robots in Ecommerce Fulfillment

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on August 8, 2023

Autonomous mobile robots, or AMRs, are taking off in eCommerce fulfillment warehouses. Let’s look at why leading eRetailers and third-party logistics (3PL) providers are going all-in for robots and get answers to burning questions like: Am I big enough to deploy robots? What ROI can I expect? And how can I ensure I don’t screw up?

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How Do Warehouse Inventory Drones Work?

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on August 1, 2023

Have you ever wondered how warehouse inventory drones work and how they could augment your cycle counting process?  Hear our Senior Director of Customer Solutions, Austin Feagins, tackle that issue in this short video. Amware has deployed warehouse inventory drones effectively to reduce labor and improve inventory accuracy.

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Can Warehouse Drones Replace Costly, Inaccurate Cycle Counting?

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on July 25, 2023

Cycle counting is an essential part of inventory management – and a significant cost center most warehouses wish they could do without. On a recent episode of the Unboxing Fulfillment podcast, Jackie Wu, of Corvus Robotics, and host Chad Warzecha discussed the drawbacks of cycle counts and the benefits of using warehouse drones for automated inventory management.

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Warehouse Automation Solutions for Today’s Labor Challenges

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on July 17, 2023

As a recent guest on the Unboxing Fulfillment podcast, global operations consultant Keith Swiednicki and host Austin Feagins discussed why warehouse automation solutions are so important today, why they can be hard to implement, and what companies can do to ensure successful automation projects.

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Let’s Talk Warehouse Automation ROI

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on June 22, 2023

An ROI on warehouse automation isn’t always automatic. Companies need to do their homework before flipping the switch. That due diligence process was one of several aspects of warehouse automation ROI discussed during a recent episode of the Unboxing Fulfillment Podcast. Host Chad Warzecha tackled the issue during a conversation with Lori Gibson, Director of Consulting Services at Hy-Tek Intralogistics Consulting. Catch the

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Fulfillment Automation: Essential Insights from Dr. Jack Peck

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on June 13, 2023

Given today’s labor environment, every fulfillment operation needs to be moving toward automation.

There’s great technology out there for your fulfillment automation needs, but it’s important to pick the correct strategy and implement it effectively to ensure automation investments don’t go awry.

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VIDEO: Can Temporary Warehouse Robots Replace Temporary Workers?

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on June 8, 2023

With warehouse workers difficult to find, consider using temporary warehouse robots instead of people this coming peak season. In this short video, Amware’s Austin Feagins examines the robots vs people alternative.

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