Wearable technology for order picking
Transceiver strap wireless remote for QuickPick Remote order picking system, which provides warehouse and distribution an additional wearable option for operators.
Transceiver strap wireless remote for QuickPick Remote order picking system, which provides warehouse and distribution an additional wearable option for operators. The transceiver strap is secured to the operator's wrist and finger with adjustable straps. The strap fits over all glove types, making it ideal for cold temperature applications such as freezers and coolers. QuickPick Remote uses semi-automated truck navigation technologies to reduce low-level order picking walk steps. At 100 picks per hour, it can generate up to 14% time savings and operates independently of warehouse networks.
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey