2016 is the 10 Year Anniversary of Pcdata USA. It is not too soon to be thinking about attending MODEX 2016 in Atlanta, April 4 - 7. In fact on April 4th, there will be an important session, hosted by Pcdata USA titled, To Automate or Not To Automate Seminar Number 131 at 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM, in Theater... - November 27, 2015
What Not to Do When Considering a 3PL According to Pcdata USA - October 16, 2015
Pcdata will co-sponsor and exhibit at the upcoming 11th Annual GBMP Northeast L.E.A.N. Conference from September 29-30, 2015 in Springfield, MA. Pcdata USA will be exhibiting at booth 8.
Marc Braun, Pcdata USA’s president explained, “Pcdata USA is looking forward to attending the Lean Conference... - August 21, 2015
The Apparel Industry requires specific order fulfillment solutions because of the nature of its products – smaller, fragile, high priced items - with a high pick intensity. It is a fast-moving industry with seasonal products and a strong SKU turnover throughout the year.
This result is an Order... - July 22, 2015
Pcdata USA’s PickCarts was recently featured in Material Handling Product News magazine. The article discussed how material handling leaders can avoid mispicks on multi-orders with the mobile picking cart.
A selection of PickCarts by Pcdata for multi-order picking needs can be easily integrated... - June 24, 2015
Tuscon’s Vice Mayor Richard Fimbres shared with the Arizona Daily Star, that the city approved the development agreement and PILOT (Payment in Lieu of Tax) for HomeGoods to build its new distribution center in Tucson. This distribution center will serve the retail outlets for HomeGoods, TJ Maxx... - May 09, 2015
Unilever North America announced it has achieved 100 percent zero waste to landfill (ZLF) at all dedicated distribution centers in North America. To achieve ZLF, the company has adopted the four ‘R’ approach — firstly reducing waste at source then reusing, recovering or recycling any... - May 08, 2015
Tom Barone, Supply and Demand Chain Executive contributor reported that there is an increasing pressure on retailers to offer fast and/or free shipping as seen through promotions from Target, L.L. Bean, and Nordstrom this past holiday season. However, last year, Amazon spent approximately $6.64 billion... - May 06, 2015
The Critical Importance of Sequencing in Warehouses Reported in Picking Perfection by Pcdata USA - May 02, 2015
Heather Landi recently reported in Beverage World that the beverage industry today faces a number of challenges: SKU proliferation, tightening government regulations, a changing retail landscape, and greater customer service demands-that is making the job of producing, warehousing, and delivering beverages... - May 01, 2015
Brent Kendall, reporter for the Wall Street Journal said, that amid growing pressure from congressional Republicans, the Federal Trade Commission is revising procedures for challenging mergers it believes are anticompetitive, a move that could factor into its pending case against the deal that would... - April 26, 2015
Sponsored by Pcdata USA, this week’s Picking Perfection shared by Lisa Jennings for Nation's Restaurant News information that Zensho America Corp. is to divest Coco's Bakery Restaurant, Carrows brands reported. Catalina Restaurant Group Inc., parent to the Coco's Bakery Restaurant and Carrows Restaurants... - April 25, 2015
Pcdata USA, a supply chain automation company that provides picking solutions for order fulfillment operations, was recently featured in DC Velocity magazine. Pcdata USA introduced its Smart Glass pick-to-vision product at ProMat last month.
According to the DC Velocity staff writer, “Smart Glass,... - April 16, 2015
In a recent issue of Picking Perfection newsletter, sponsored by Pcdata USA, trends impacting the popularity of various product picking tools used to increase efficiency were profiled. The article noted that warehouse-management system (WMS) software has been around for a long time. Still, companies... - April 15, 2015
Material Handling & Logistics magazine reported that Europe's largest retailer of vitamins and herbal food supplements once again chose Pcdata, to modernize and expand their Pick-to-light order handling system at their main UK Burton on Trent distribution center. Nature's Bounty NBTY is a global... - April 12, 2015
Picking Perfection newsletter reported that, the recent issue of Manufacturing.net, Curt Schmidgall, Winegard Value Stream Manager, shared the lean continuous manufacturing model has surged in popularity over the last 20 years because of its ability to eliminate waste of all kinds: excess inventory,... - April 11, 2015
Picking Perfection newsletter shared Amy Roach Partridge’s reporting for Inbound Logistics that Tier II 3PLs are finding their niche and that 3PLs come in many shapes and sizes. The "not-too-big and not-too-small" proportions of Tier II 3PLs make them just right for many shippers. Bigger... - April 09, 2015
Picking Perfection newsletter, sponsored by Pcdata USA, was recognized recently by Warehouse Logistics International magazine as a vital industry news resource. Warehousing and Logistics International magazine, is the official digital publication for the International Federation of Warehousing Logistics... - April 08, 2015
Picking Perfection, sponsored by Pcdata USA recently reported the 2015 Confidence Index by the Equipment Leasing & Finance foundation portends good news for warehouse and distribution center sales in 2015.
The weekly newsletter brings important and interesting information to those in the material... - April 04, 2015
ProMat attendees last week came to buy and Pcdata USA had more booth traffic than ever before. ProMat 2015 attendees were in Chicago last week in record numbers at McCormick Place (with the final attendance tallies not yet released). Registered attendees answered a variety of questions indicating their... - April 02, 2015
Pcdata USA, the global leader in logistics automations systems for fast moving consumer goods, announced the new hire of Zakarya Raskett as systems engineer to support the operations team. Prior to joining the Pcdata team, Raskett worked at Comcast, where he executed commercial and residential installations... - April 01, 2015
Pcdata USA, a global logistics systems leader for supply chain automation reported that day 1 of ProMat 2015 exceeded expectations. Pcdata USA is exhibiting at the ProMat Conference at booth #4564 in Chicago, IL through this Thursday, March 26.
On Wednesday this week, Pcdata USA will present an important... - March 25, 2015
Picking Perfection e-zine, sponsored by Pcdata USA, recently reported that voluminous SKUs in apparel industry are causing costly mis-picks. In the apparel industry the permutations by size, color, and brand makes for a complicated picking scenario. Pcdata USA’s Pick-to-light solution is capable... - March 09, 2015
Europe’s largest retailer of vitamins and herbal food supplements again chose Pcdata, to modernize and expand their pick-to-light order handling system at their main United Kingdom Burton on Trent distribution center. The same pick-to-light technology is being used by customers in North America... - March 06, 2015
Pcdata USA presents an important educational seminar, titled, “Order Fulfillment Automation - Low Cost Options,” on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 from 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM in Theater C. Seminar attendees will gain deeper insights on how to develop a thorough and holistic assessment of automation... - March 05, 2015
Pcdata USA’s SmartGlass Augmented Reality is a finalist for the 2015 MHI Innovation Award for best new product. SmartGlass/Distrib AR is the latest product addition to Pcdata's portfolio of picking solutions for the order fulfillment industry. The SmartGlass is fully integrated in its Distrib XE... - February 28, 2015
Europe’s largest retailer of vitamins and herbal food supplements again chose Pcdata, to modernize and expand their pick-to-light order handling system at their main United Kingdom Burton on Trent distribution center. The same pick-to-light technology is being used by customers in North America... - February 26, 2015
Pcdata USA will conduct an important seminar, titled, “Order Fulfillment Automation - Low Cost Options,” on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 from 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM in Theater C. ProMat is the largest expo for manufacturing and supply chain professionals in North America. Pcdata USA will be exhibiting... - February 25, 2015
The ASB (American Society of Baking) Innovation Awards program recognized Pcdata’s Distrib Software Performance Manager Module for Operational Excellence. \The innovative awards program celebrates industry leaders and companies in the grain based food industry for their innovative development and... - February 20, 2015
Pcdata Inc., a global logistics systems leader for supply chain automation, has been selected for the 2014 Best of East Granby Award in the Professional Services category by the East Granby Award Program. Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices... - February 14, 2015
Pcdata USA will be exhibiting at the ProMat Conference at booth #4564 in Chicago, IL from March 23-26, 2015. Pcdata USA will conduct an important seminar, titled, “Order Fulfillment Automation - Low Cost Options,” on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 from 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM in Theater C. ProMat is... - February 11, 2015
Pcdata USA has entered into the ProMat 2015 one-minute video contest. Registration is required to vote for the video. ProMat 2015 is giving exhibitors one-minute to convince every attendee that they need to come to their booth. To view and vote for the one-minute video about Pcdata USA, go to: http://www.promatshow.com/attendees/youroneminute.aspx
Pcdata... - January 31, 2015
Best practices in material handling vary and what is right for one company or facility is not necessarily a best practice for another company, facility, or product. Picking Perfection newsletter is a publication which examines how every warehouse and distribution center should have a best practices program. - December 19, 2014
Picking Perfection’s readership has increased 1000%. Some of the central themes include organizing warehouse operations with care. Dividing a distribution center facility by zones based on the pick type simplifies order picking and re-slotting because similar items with similar storage and picking... - December 12, 2014
3PL companies require solutions that can handle variety and change without compromising quality control. 3PL businesses are fluid, fast-paced, ever-changing, and dynamic. Pcdata USA’s newest product lineup overcomes these challenges and is among the most flexible and easy to configure available... - December 10, 2014
Pcdata USA will be exhibiting at ProMAT Conference at booth #4564 in Chicago, IL from March 23-26, 2015. ProMat is the largest expo for manufacturing and supply chain professionals in North America. The conference provides attendees access to the latest material handling and logistics equipment and technologies. - December 07, 2014
The Picking Perfection newsletter reported how easy it is to underestimate how much excess worker motion, product transportation, and touches can cost an organization. Bringing mobile power technology into the receiving, picking, shipping, and/or inventory management process eliminates costly footsteps... - December 06, 2014
The Picking Perfection newsletter reported that MHI's Order Fulfillment Systems group will review the newest products and solutions found at ProMAT 2015. A wide range of technologies will be presented to improve efficiencies and productivity on Monday, March 23rd at Noon in Theater G. The event will... - December 04, 2014
3PL companies require solutions that can handle variety and change without compromising quality control. 3PL businesses are fluid, fast-paced, ever-changing, and dynamic. Pcdata USA’s newest product lineup overcomes these challenges and is among the most flexible and easy to configure available... - December 03, 2014
The global demand for material handling equipment is predicted to rise 5 percent annually through 2018. Gains will be strongest for sales of advanced equipment such as automated conveyors and automated guided vehicles (AGVs). The data suggests that automated products reduce the required labor input in... - November 28, 2014
Third-party logistics providers offering warehousing, trucking, and storage solutions for retail companies are experiencing significant growth as business increases; automation to meet the demands of growing list of clients almost always translates to improving the picking process. Most often to overcome... - November 15, 2014
Optimism in the form of increasing profits was a key takeaway in the Annual Survey of Third-Party Logistics (3PL) CEOs. The report is based on feedback from 27 3PL CEOs throughout North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific, with cumulative revenues in 2013 at roughly $46 billion. Fifteen of the 27 global... - November 14, 2014
Vuzix Corporation, a leading supplier of Video Eyewear and Smart Glasses products in the consumer, commercial and entertainment markets, announced that the logistics automation firm, PCData, has integrated Smartpick AR into its PCData's Distrib XE Module and branded it as Distrib AR for use in the baking... - November 12, 2014
CNN Money featured Pcdata USA’s Distrib AR for bakery implementation to reduce error-rated and increase productivity.
Smartpick AR is a first-of-its kind solution to provide a more simplified and efficient method for order picking. The Smartpick app, which was designed by Evolar, an ICT and Logistics... - November 12, 2014
The current issue of Picking Perfection, explored why 3PL companies are becoming an important part of today's supply chain. These companies offer services that can allow businesses to outsource part or all of their supply chain management function. Many 3PL companies offer a wide range of services including:... - November 08, 2014
The fourteenth issue of “Picking Perfection” (a weekly e-newsletter) to be released November 10, 2014, will report that 95 percent of the US's chief executives believe they should have some form of logistics strategy, and nearly 50 percent are currently incorporating supply chain planning... - November 07, 2014
The current issue of Picking Perfection, examined the updated manual for material handling tables by The Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety. This data provides both the male and female population percentages capable of performing manual material handling tasks without over exertion, rather... - November 01, 2014
The thirteenth issue of “Picking Perfection” (a weekly e-newsletter) to be released November 3, 2014 will report how pulling inventory accurately with twice the SKUs more than doubles the risk for picking errors. It is exponentially greater as the chance for a mis-pick increases, particularly... - October 31, 2014
The current issue of Picking Perfection, discussed the importance of warehouse layout to achieve greater efficiencies. Minimizing travel time between picking locations can greatly improve productivity. To achieve this increase in efficiency, companies must develop processes to regularly monitor picking... - October 30, 2014
Picking Perfection News Magazine Explored Picking Difficulty of Transaction Processing - October 25, 2014