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  • Invata Intralogistics Machine Learning software

Machine Learning to Optimize Intralogistics 4.0 DCs

In the era of Intralogistics 4.0, “machine-learning software” will be the key to optimizing the order fulfillment process in omnichannel distribution centers (DCs). Enabling computer systems to learn without being explicitly programmed, machine-learning software will be used to analyze operations on […]

By |May 22nd, 2017|Intralogistics|0 Comments
  • 3D printing in the DC? You bet.

How 3D Printing Will Transform the Distribution Center

As we enter the era of Intralogistics 4.0, the process of additive manufacturing, or 3D printing as it’s commonly called, will mature and the price of the technology will diminish. As it does, it will add a new dimension to the […]

By |May 8th, 2017|Intralogistics|0 Comments
  • the yin and yang of omnichannel fulfillment

The Yin and Yang of Omnichannel Fulfillment

Intralogistics Science Meets The Art Of Procrastination

At Invata, we’re of two minds when it comes to the art and science of intralogistcs.

On the front end of our omnichannel process, we devote enormous resources to making sure critical decisions get made […]

By |May 1st, 2017|Intralogistics|0 Comments
  • Intralogistics 4-0 Robotics

Intralogistics 4.0 Will See Robots Alongside Humans in the DC

In the era of Intralogistics 4.0, the presence of robots and humans working side-by-side in the distribution center will become a familiar sight. Although robots have been in use for the last few decades, primarily in manufacturing operations, they will see greater adoption in distribution […]

By |April 21st, 2017|Intralogistics, Uncategorized|0 Comments
  • Industry 4.0 - Intralogistics 4.0

Get ready for Intralogistics 4.0

There’s a lot of talk today about Industry 4.0. For intralogistics practitioners, the dawn of the fourth industrial revolution will not only lead to major changes in how goods are picked, packed and shipped in a distribution center (DC), but also trigger a period of […]

By |March 27th, 2017|Intralogistics|0 Comments
  • Six mistakes made in choosing a WMS

Six Costly Mistakes Made in Choosing a WMS

There is a seemingly ever-increasing array of options available to companies seeking a Warehouse Management System or WMS for their distribution and fulfillment operations these days. So much so that web pages have sprung up dedicated to comparing the feature sets of the various WMS […]

  • Redundancy in Packaging Automation

How to Increase Packaging Automation Uptime

Two areas we focus on in order to ensure a high degree of packaging automation uptime for our clients are redundancy and availability. Both are critical considerations that promote uptime and mitigate downtime. Each enhance the productivity of the operation.

The concept of redundancy […]

By |December 20th, 2013|Packaging Automation|1 Comment