CHICAGO -- Lower labor costs combined with improved picking accuracy and damage reduction are some of the benefits CVS has seen in a distribution center that began operation in September. The Ennis, Texas, DC and the automated storage and retrieval system (AS/RS) being used there were described earlier this month by Tom McHugh, director of process and technology, CVS, Woonsocket, R.I., in a session at the ProMat 2005 show held here at McCormick Place. The AS/RS system is being supplied by ...

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