Distribution executives are exploring specialized materials-handling equipment, including conveyers and automated sortation systems, to enhance productivity and efficiency in dealing with slow-moving products. Such equipment proves most cost-effective when the distribution center has a large enough volume of slow-moving items to justify the initial investment, executives told SN. This can occur in a facility where slow-moving products are consolidated and then cross docked to other ...
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