Cimcorp and Westfalia Technologies Team Up for Webinar on Order Fulfillment with Automated Storage and Layer Picking

Aug 09, 2016
Cimcorp North America

Live webinar, “Conquer Order Fulfillment with the Union of Automated Storage and Layer Picking,” Slated for Aug. 30

CRIMSBY, Ontario – Cimcorp, a manufacturer and integrator of turnkey robotic gantry-based order fulfillment and tire handling solutions, and Westfalia Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of logistics solutions for manufacturers and distributors since 1992, have teamed up to host a live webinar, “Conquer Order Fulfillment with the Union of Automated Storage and Layer Picking.” Slated for 2 p.m. (ET) on Tuesday, Aug. 30, this webinar will show how the combination of an automated storage and retrieval system (AS/RS) and a layer picking system gives manufacturers and distributors the power to overcome today’s order fulfillment challenges. To register, visit: https://www.cimcorp.com/en/webinar-registration.

Hosted by Derek Rickard, Cimcorp’s distribution systems manager, and Aaron Corcoran, Westfalia account executive, the webinar will discuss current industry trends that lead to a need for automation in warehouse storage and picking. Next, Rickard and Corcoran will detail the components of an AS/RS and an automated layer picking solution to help attendees better understand how they work together to increase productivity and accuracy. After covering key pre-implementation considerations, Rickard and Corcoran will show how to obtain ROI from both solutions by better utilizing warehouse space, reducing dock staging and providing greater customer satisfaction.

“The growing number of SKUs, limited warehouse space and availability of labor make order fulfillment one of the most complex and challenging warehousing functions today,” said Aaron Corcoran, account executive, Westfalia Technologies. “Automation technology in the form of a tightly integrated AS/RS and layer picking system is proving one of the most effective and powerful options for overcoming these challenges and setting companies up future growth.”

Webinar Details

Title: Conquer Order Fulfillment with the Union of Automated Storage and Layer Picking
Date: Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016
Time: 2 p.m. (ET)
Registration: http://www.cimcorp.com/en/webinar-registration.

“Working with technology vendors that understand your industry, your challenges and your specific needs is key to obtaining a solution that provides maximum efficiency and ROI,” Derek Rickard, distribution systems manager, Cimcorp. “Over the years, Cimcorp and Westfalia have collaborated on many successful projects involving an integrated AS/RS and layer picking system. We hope to share some of the best practices and knowledge we’ve gained along the way in our upcoming webinar.”

To learn more, register for the webinar, and download Cimcorp and Westfalia’s most recent white paper, “Automated Layer Picking Systems & AS/RS – A Robust, Robotic Combination,” here.

About Westfalia Technologies, Inc.

Westfalia Technologies, Inc. is a leader in providing logistics solutions for warehouses and distribution centers. Its expertise in combining software (WES) development with automated equipment manufacturing reveals Westfalia’s ability to deliver turnkey solutions to meet each client’s specific needs with unsurpassed quality and control. To learn more about Westfalia’s products, including Conveyors, Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (AS/RS) and Savanna.NET® Warehouse Execution Systems, please visit www.WestfaliaUSA.com.

About Cimcorp

Cimcorp Group – part of Murata Machinery, Ltd. (Muratec) – is a leading global supplier of turnkey automation for intralogistics, using advanced robotics and software technologies. As well as being a manufacturer and integrator of pioneering material handling systems for the tyre industry, Cimcorp has developed unique robotic solutions for order fulfilment and storage that are being used in the food & beverage, retail, e-commerce, FMCG and postal services sectors. With locations in Finland and Canada, the group has around 300 employees and has delivered over 2,000 logistics automation solutions. Designed to reduce operating costs, ensure traceability and improve efficiency, these systems are used within manufacturing and distribution centres in 40 countries across five continents.

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