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Automating the inventory management process

Managing and maintaining inventory is one of the most important tasks for efficient warehouse operations and can be completed using FIFO, FEFO or LIFO.

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Date Posted: 2/11/2014

How to retrieve an ROI from an ASRS

A high-tech Automated Storage & Retrieval System (AS/RS) offers companies the ultimate combination: a 20-25+ year lifespan with ROI achieved in 5 years or less.

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Date Posted: 1/31/2014

Improving operations through practical space utilization

Dan Labell, president featured in Modern Material Handling Magazine states, "an AS/RS can achieve 90% utilization even in multiple deep configurations.

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Date Posted: 1/14/2014

The factory of the future – here’s to a successful 2014!

The “factory of the future” isn’t just an ordinary warehouse; it’s a warehouse that employs new ways of doing business utilizing modern technologies and processes to become “dynamically resilient”.

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Date Posted: 12/31/2013

Westfalia wins Material Handling and Logistics’ Innovation Award

Westfalia Technologies Inc. was recently named by Material Handling and Logistics (MH&L) magazine as one of the Innovation Award winners.

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Date Posted: 12/10/2013

For Holiday Supply and Demand: The Gift of Automation

Give yourself and your employees an early holiday present: An automation solution that meets your needs. 

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Date Posted: 11/22/2013

Automating the future with software controls

Due to a number of factors impacting the beverage industry, suppliers foresee automation playing a bigger role in warehouse operations and see software systems as a solution to handling that.  Wholesalers are utilizing WMS/WCS applications in the beverage industry to help them move product more quickly and efficiently.

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Date Posted: 11/18/2013

The International Dairy Show 2013: We Hope to See You There!

In manufacturing, as important as it is to produce high-quality products, it’s equally important to go beyond that. This means networking with your customers and industry peers, constantly learning about the latest news and technology, and always staying a step ahead. One of the best ways to do this is by attending industry trade shows.

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Date Posted: 10/31/2013

Customer Service Week Highlights What We Practice All Year Long!

Sponsored by the Customer Service Group, Customer Service Week is an international event “devoted to recognizing the importance of customer service and to honoring the people who serve and support customers with the highest degree of care and professionalism.”

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Date Posted: 10/7/2013

Wellness programs are good for your employees and your business

Westfalia's Wellness Program are aimed at enriching our employees' (and indirectly, their families) physical, mental, emotional, occupational and spiritual well-being.

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Date Posted: 9/13/2013

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