Friday, January 15, 2021
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Workflow Automation Engine B2B eCommerce Digital Transformation

While the drive for "more, better, faster, cheaper" may seem relentless, technology provides the tools that make it possible. Flexible B2B eCommerce workflows are a powerful way to help increase productivity and profitability. Automating routine business tasks translates to increased customer satisfaction, retention, and improved ...See More..

by  Yoav Kutnert  



Best-in-Class Engineer-to-Order ERP Automates Custom Manufacturing

Reducing complexity with engineer-to-order (ETO) automation is finally possible. More than 50% of all manufacturers now acknowledge aspects of plant operations include customization. Many ETO companies assume it is impossible to automate the entire end-to-end process surrounding product configuration, design, engineering, and production. ...See More..

by  Andrew Schutte  



Ergonomic SaaS Automation Required During COVID-19

Ergonomics describes the interaction between humans and other elements of a system, in this case, factory employees and their respective industrial machinery. COVID-19 urgency has forced a new definition for good ergonomics which applies design principles to co-ordinate the devices, systems, and safe working conditions in a factory. Until now it was nearly impossible to cost-effectively automate ergonomic functions. ...See More..

by  Mark Heidebrecht  



Hydraulics and Electrical Controls: The Heart of Automation

In January 2021, it is quite probable that a $15 per hour minimum wage will become the law. With increasing labor costs and technology becoming less expensive, the paradigm of manufacturing productivity will be forever changed. The need for increased productivity will be addressed by automation. Key elements of automation are hydraulics and electrical controls. While electrical controls are used to create logic elements, the work performed ...See More..

by  Nimit Patel  



The Best Innovation of MODEX 2020: Picavi Cockpit Pick-by-Vision

The Picavi Cockpit tool generates smart data for managing, maintaining, and customizing the screen of the Pick-by-Vision glasses: analytics, mobile device management (MDM) and configurator. Users benefit from enormous time and cost savings, greater flexibility and transparency as well as improved process quality. Unlike anything else at MODEX, this innovation unleashes the full potential of order picking supported by assisted reality (AR). ...See More..

by  Carsten Funke  



Small Manufacturers Automate Comparison Pricing

Every manufacturer must pay attention to costs and competitors' pricing. For better or worse, purchasing professionals are rewarded for capturing the lowest price; few have the time to scour the internet for ever RFQ to see if the bid offered is indeed competitive. Measuring value with price experiments is not realistic. Full-time competitive pricing professionals could work 24/7 to generate statistically valid and accurate data. For the small and mid-sized manufacturer, the solution is... ...See More..

by  Mike Franz