The Satellite Review

Sixth Edition

When you were young you probably remember your parents emphasizing the importance of preparing for your future. While the strategies are different, the concept still applies to business. "Future-proofing" your business by thinking about critical areas such as attracting the next generation of talent or the environmental impact of your operations is vital for long-term success and growth...learn more in  the sixth edition of Westfalia's The Satellite Review Magazine.

Issue 6
From the editor: Future-proofing Your Business: Preparing for Growth with Warehouse Automation
From the editor: Future-proofing Your Business: Preparing for Growth with Warehouse Automation

"Future-proofing" your business processes with automation is one of the best ways to ensure your company sees success for years to come. In order to become a leader of innovation, you need to get your business out of the last century and start upgrading NOW.

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From the editor: Future-proofing Your Business: Preparing for Growth with Warehouse Automation

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Top Factors to Consider When Laying Out a Warehouse for Automation
Top Factors to Consider When Laying Out a Warehouse for Automation

Each warehouse has a unique set of needs and, therefore, requires an equally unique automated solution. Our designers keep your warehouse requirements and goals for the future in mind to implement the perfect solution for your business...

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Top Factors to Consider When Laying Out a Warehouse for Automation

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Managing Inventory With an Automated Storage/Retrieval System
Managing Inventory With an Automated Storage/Retrieval System

To remain competitive, warehouse operators are focused on maximizing efficiencies and minimizing expenses by optimizing warehouse space and increasing order accuracy through warehouse automation...

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Managing Inventory With an Automated Storage/Retrieval System

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Warehouse Execution Systems: Scaling Automation for the Growing Warehouse
Warehouse Execution Systems: Scaling Automation for the Growing Warehouse

There are no size constraints on a warehouse execution system: a flexible WES can be implemented in a facility of any size and can scale as the company grows. See how a WES can aid in your long-term business and operational goals...

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Warehouse Execution Systems: Scaling Automation for the Growing Warehouse

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Improving the Print Industry with Warehouse Automation
Improving the Print Industry with Warehouse Automation

Publishers have their own unique set of operational challenges. A high density automated storage/retrieval system can lower operating costs, improve order accuracy, and more!

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Improving the Print Industry with Warehouse Automation

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Attracting Millennials with Warehouse Automation
Attracting Millennials with Warehouse Automation

Currently in the middle of a staffing crisis, the manufacturing industry is struggling with attracting and retaining a quality workforce. But why aren't millennial's attracted to work in the manufacturing and material handling industries and how can we change that mindset?

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Attracting Millennials with Warehouse Automation

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Building a Business Analysis for Warehouse Automation
Building a Business Analysis for Warehouse Automation

When considering how to optimize your warehouse processes by investing in AS/RS technology, you must first consider...

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Building a Business Analysis for Warehouse Automation

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How Your Fresh Food Supply Chain Will Benefit From a Warehouse Execution System
How Your Fresh Food Supply Chain Will Benefit From a Warehouse Execution System

Growing consumer demand places even more pressure on the fresh food supply chain to high-quality products, fast. A WES can...

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How Your Fresh Food Supply Chain Will Benefit From a Warehouse Execution System

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Does it Add Up? Justifying the Cost of Your Automation Project
Does it Add Up? Justifying the Cost of Your Automation Project

As with all major capital investments, it is important to make a case to justify its cost. Key factors to consider when investing in automation include...

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Does it Add Up? Justifying the Cost of Your Automation Project

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Qwestfalia: Your Journey to Automation
Qwestfalia: Your Journey to Automation

Westfalia's panel of experts had the pleasure of presenting a seminar at ProMat. Discover the answers to some of our more frequently asked questions.

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Qwestfalia: Your Journey to Automation

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The Numbers Behind Automated Refrigerated & Frozen Food Facilities
The Numbers Behind Automated Refrigerated & Frozen Food Facilities

Energy consumption continues to soar as the frozen and refrigerated food and beverage industry grows. Take a look at some of the environmental and cost savings automated storage/retrieval machines offer...

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The Numbers Behind Automated Refrigerated & Frozen Food Facilities

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How Automated Warehouses can Positively Impact the Environment
How Automated Warehouses can Positively Impact the Environment

The environmental impact of automation is more of a complex topic than one might think; however, the benefits that automation can offer typically outweigh the risks. In fact, automated warehouses can favorably affect the environment in several ways...

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How Automated Warehouses can Positively Impact the Environment

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9 Common Warehouse Problems and Solutions
9 Common Warehouse Problems and Solutions

Inventory management can be a difficult task when dealing with inaccurate inventory records, suboptimal picking, seasonal demands, and the list goes on. Take a look at the solutions to 9 common warehouse problems.

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9 Common Warehouse Problems and Solutions

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Westfalia's Top Inventory Supplier: Schaedler Yesco
Westfalia's Top Inventory Supplier: Schaedler Yesco

Schaedler Yesco scored a 99% in all four quarters which earned them the status of Westfalia's top inventory supplier for the third year in a row!

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Westfalia's Top Inventory Supplier: Schaedler Yesco

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