WERC 2019 Annual Conference and Solutions Center
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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ThumbnailAbeTech419Bar Code Equipment SystemsCHALLENGE:: Warehouse Efficiency SOLUTION:: AbeTech provides industrial equipment products that will improve accuracy and efficiency CHALLENGE:: Your partner, not just a vendor SOLUTION:: We are your partner and will assess each unique business structure to ensure the best-in-class products available, as well as services to back those products CHALLENGE:: Work arounds SOLUTION:: AbeTech has aligned with like-minded partners, in order to offer our clients the best products and a great ROI. Noting, the long run does matterhttp://www.abetech.com
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ThumbnailBig Ass Fans318Warehouse EquipmentCHALLENGE:: Workers complain of oppressive heat and stuffy conditions, leading to exhaustion and lost productivity SOLUTION:: Big Ass Fans’ HVLS ceiling fans provide consistent cooling airflow that makes workers feel up to 10° cooler in the summertime without the use of AC CHALLENGE:: Workers in hard-to-reach areas suffer from stagnant air and a lack of airflow SOLUTION:: Big Ass Fans’ line of directional fans are designed with a wide variety of mounting options and configurations, delivering powerful, targeted airflow directly where it is needed CHALLENGE:: Changes in temperature lead to condensation buildup on equipment, products, and packaging materials, leading to mold, mildew, and dangerously slick floors SOLUTION:: Big Ass Fans’ automated environmental monitoring system Dewtect links with your Big Ass Fans to prevent condensation from forming and mitigates its effects to protect people, products, and propertyhttp://www.bigassfans.com
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ThumbnailCrimson & Co200Consultantshttp://www.crimsonandco.com
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ThumbnailDematic400Material Handling EquipmentCHALLENGE:: Labor availability and productivity SOLUTION:: Dematic On-Demand Pickinghttp://www.dematic.com/en-us/
DHL Supply Chain
ThumbnailDistributors & Consolidators of America (DACA)402Warehouse Management Systems CHALLENGE:: warehousing space SOLUTION:: warehousing available in Northeasthttp://www.fowlersexp.com
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ThumbnailEAM-Mosca Corp.300Packaging Materials/SuppliesCHALLENGE:: Increase productivity, reduce downtime, labor reduction SOLUTION:: Sonixs Ultrasonic sealing technology Challenge:: Reliability of strapping machine Solution:: ROMP6 AND TR6 Evolution Strapping Machineshttp://www.eammosca.com
ThumbnailEhrhardt Partner Group510Voice-Directed Warehouse Systemshttps://www.epg.com/
ThumbnailEMP Tech Group500Bar Code Equipment SystemsCHALLENGE:: Migrating mobile computers to Android SOLUTION:: Onsite technical support in migrating and implementing MDM tools CHALLENGE:: Mobile printing on fork lifts SOLUTION:: Full solution including mounts and media CHALLENGE:: Mobile power carts in the warehouse to improve efficiency SOLUTION:: Full solutions including mobile power cart, label printing, computer and bar code scanninghttp://www.emptechgroup.com
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ThumbnailFASCOR Inc.431Warehouse Management Systems www.FASCOR.com
ThumbnailFetch Robotics311Material Handling EquipmentCHALLENGE:: Worker travel time and distance in a large facility SOLUTION:: Autonomous mobile robot solutions for material flow CHALLENGE:: Fixed automation that's expensive and time consuming to change SOLUTION:: Flexible & scalable automation that adopts to operation & business growth in a few minutes CHALLENGE:: Fragmented data and disconnect equipment across multiple locations SOLUTION:: Unified data and controls across all facilitieshttp://www.fetchrobotics.com
ThumbnailFourKites203OtherCHALLENGE:: A revolutionary approach to yard management SOLUTION:: PCM, Benchmarking, Core Tracking, Insightshttp:://www.fourkites.com
ThumbnailFrazier Industrial Company618Warehouse EquipmentCHALLENGE:: Increase pallet positions and throughput by 30% SOLUTION:: Pallet Mole: With the latest technology in high-density, semi-automated storage, the Pallet Mole optimizes floor space while measurably enhancing efficiency CHALLENGE:: Increase floor pick location by up to 30% SOLUTION:: SelecDeck Case Flow: Are rising SKU's and slow mover putting a squeeze on floor space? CHALLENGE:: Increase picking productivity and increase storage utilization by up to 30% SOLUTION:: Ergo Series: Make case picking easier with the Ergo Beam and the Ergo Deep!http://www.frazier.com/
ThumbnailFuture Industrial Technologies, Inc.301Safety SolutionsCHALLENGE:: Sprain/strain injuries SOLUTION:: Prevent back and shoulder injuries CHALLENGE:: Workers Comp costs and lost production SOLUTION:: Preventing lost time work related injuries CHALLENGE:: Management time wasted on work injury paperwork and reporting SOLUTION:: Establishing a work culture that prevents back and shoulder injurieshttps://www.backsafe.com
ThumbnailFW Logistics306Third-Party Logistics ProvidersCHALLENGE:: We have too much product, not enough space SOLUTION:: We have plenty of overflow space to hold product and distribute it with our asset based trucking on an as needed basis CHALLENGE:: We only have a few employees and need help with fulfillment and distribution SOLUTION:: We have full time employees here year-round to assist with seasonal fulfillment needs or your normal fulfillment distribution CHALLENGE:: We have a repackaging project and need it distributed as well SOLUTION:: Our full time employees can repackage your items and will ship them back out to suppliers nationwidehttp://www.fwlogistics.com
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ThumbnailGMR Safety Inc219Safety SolutionsCHALLENGE:: Securing loading areas SOLUTION:: The POWERCHOCK by GMR Safety is the optimal vehicle restraint solution to secure loading areas CHALLENGE:: Loading dock becomes inoperative SOLUTION:: The POWERCHOCK by GMR Safety is covered by our exclusive 5-year warranty on chock and ground plate - Long term profitability, reliability, robustness, no out of service CHALLENGE:: ICC Bars & lift Gates SOLUTION:: The POWERCHOCK by GMR Safety is compatible and flexible with all types of vehiclehttp://www.gmrsafety.com
ThumbnailGoDEX International Americas411Bar Code PrintersCHALLENGE:: Are you in need of wide format thermal labels? SOLUTION:: Our new 300 dpi 8-inch wide HD830i printer with optional WiFi and Bluetooth is the perfect solutionhttp://www.godexintl.com/us
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ThumbnailIdeal Warehouse Innovations Inc.201Material Handling EquipmentCHALLENGE:: Push Back Rack Jam SOLUTION:: The MARC (Maintenance and Retrieval Cart) CHALLENGE:: Stuck Pallets SOLUTION:: The MARC (Maintenance and Retrieval Cart) CHALLENGE:: Safety-at-Height SOLUTION:: The MARC (Maintenance and Retrieval Cart)https://ironguardsafety.com/
ThumbnailIWLA224Third-Party Logistics ProvidersCHALLENGE:: Finding a 3PL Warehouse Partner SOLUTION:: IWLA Find a Warehouse CHALLENGE:: Maintaining a Great Shipper/3PL Relationship SOLUTION:: IWLA Education & Networkinghttp://www.IWLA.com
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ThumbnailJLL523Realty SolutionsCHALLENGE:: Real Estate advisory services and brokerage SOLUTION:: JLL CHALLENGE:: Distribution Site Selection SOLUTION:: JLL CHALLANGE:: Supply Chain Network Strategy SOLUTION:: JLLhttp://www.jll.com
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ThumbnailLongbow Advantage410OtherCHALLENGE:: Low warehouse management system performance SOLUTION:: Rebus Data Services Platform CHALLENGE:: Inconsistent, unreliable supply chain analytics SOLUTION:: Rebus Data Services Platform CHALLENGE:: Time-consuming process of manually creating supply chain analytics in spreadsheets SOLUTION:: Rebus Data Services Platformhttp://www.longbowadvantage.com
ThumbnailLucas Systems, Inc.525Productivity/Labor Mgmt. SystemsCHALLENGE:: Labor productivity SOLUTION:: Lucas Mobile Work Execution CHALLENGE:: Warehouse/DC efficiency SOLUTION:: Lucas Mobile Work Execution CHALLENGE:: Fulfillment accuracy SOLUTION:: Lucas Mobile Work Executionhttps://www.lucasware.com
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ThumbnailMade4net307Warehouse Management Systems CHALLENGE:: Picking optimization SOLUTION:: Warehouse Management System CHALLENGE:: Distribution costs optimization SOLUTION:: Dynamic Route Planning CHALLENGE:: Real time delivery tracking SOLUTION:: Proof of Deliveryhttp://www.made4net.us
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ThumbnailNewcastle Systems, Inc.403Warehouse EquipmentCHALLENGE:: Labor Shortage & Capacity SOLUTION:: Eliminate costly motion, increase velocity and significantly reduce worker fatigue with Mobile Powered Workstations CHALLENGE:: Labeling Accuracy SOLUTION:: Reduce labeling errors while increasing receipts by up to 50% with Newcastle’s Mobile Printing Stationshttp://newcastlesys.com
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ThumbnailOptricity417OtherCHALLENGE:: Warehouse Space Utilization SOLUTION:: OptiSlot DC™http://www.optricity.com
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ThumbnailPlug Power Inc.303Industrial Batteries & ChargersCHALLENGE:: Fleet experiences batter droop SOLUTION:: Plug Power's GenDrive fuel cell increase fleet productivity because it powers the truck to operate at 100% for an entire shifthttp://www.plugpower.com
ThumbnailProaction International202ConsultantsCHALLENGE:: Need to improve operational performance SOLUTION:: Create a performance-based culture CHALLENGE:: Reduce costs SOLUTION:: Reduce or eliminate all non-value add in the process and behavior CHALLENGE:: "Weak" leadership and management skills Solution: On the floor real time coachinghttp://www.proactioninternational.com/home/
ThumbnailProLogistix407Staffing / Management ServicesCHALLENGE:: Recruiting SOLUTION:: ProLogistix is assisting companies with Creative and strategic recruiting programs CHALLENGE:: Retention SOLUTION:: Learn what warehouse employees think about their work environment. How can you keep your valuable workforce engaged CHALLENGE:: Training/Skills Enhancement SOLUTION:: Developing a workforcehttp://www.prologistix.com
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ThumbnailReb Storage Systems International302Solutions IntegratorCHALLENGE:: Designing or re-configuring a warehouse or distribution center to meet all your operational needs SOLUTION:: REB can develop the ideal solution and provide alternative solutions based on your budget and time frame. Each design meets both local and federal building codes CHALLENGE:: If you’ve outgrown or are moving your warehouse, deciding what to do with your racking system can pose a challenge SOLUTION:: With our Removal and Relocation Services, REB can help you determine the best option for your company, develop a relocation, expansion or removal plan CHALLENGE:: Daily abuse, neglect, adding new rack, modifying or re-configuring old rack can compromise the integrity of those systems SOLUTION:: Our knowledge of ANSI/RMI rack safety standards allow us to analyze a rack system, and make suggestions to help you increase employee safety and asset protectionhttp://www.rebstorage.com
ThumbnailRice Lake Weighing Systems310OtherCHALLENGE:: Dim weight and oversized box chargebacks from UPS and FedEx for shipping SOLUTION:: Reduce chargebacks from UPS and FedEx on incorrect data and help recognize oversize boxes CHALLENGE:: eceiving and slotting for stock locations SOLUTION:: Find the best spot in stock locations and maximize box space for multiple items being shipped CHALLENGE:: Pick and Pack: confirming that the item you are picking is the item requested SOLUTION:: Using the images from the iDimension with dims and weight help reduce errors when pickinghttp://www.ricelake.com
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ThumbnailSaddle Creek Logistics Services401Third-Party Logistics ProvidersCHALLENGE:: Control cost, improve speed to market and improve service SOLUTION:: Omnichannel supply chain solutionshttp://www.sclogistics.com
ThumbnailSiggins501Material Handling EquipmentCHALLENGE:: Making use of wasted cube space SOLUTION:: Multi-level picking module system CHALLENGE:: Running out of space in current facility SOLUTION:: Retrofit and streamline system for greater capacity CHALLENGE:: Need to increase output without adding manpower SOLUTION:: Automated order picking systemshttp://www.siggins.com
ThumbnailSofteon328Warehouse Management Systems CHALLENGE:: Omnichannel/Complex Fulfillment SOLUTION:: Solution such as DOM that gives full visibility and connectivity CHALLENGE:: Warehouse Management that fits your needs SOLUTION:: Highly flexible and configurable solutions CHALLENGE:: Small companies trying to keep-up SOLUTION:: Offering all solutions with a cloud-based, subscription option for all the functionality at a value pricehttp://www.softeon.com
ThumbnailSt. Onge Company222ConsultantsCHALLENGE:: Inefficient Warehouse SOLUTION:: Process improvement technologies CHALLENGE:: High Space Utilization SOLUTION:: Improve layout and equipmenthttp://www.stonge.com
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ThumbnailTAWI USA, Inc.418Material Handling EquipmentCHALLENGE:: Productivity SOLUTION:: Our equipment allows staff to lift more without losing speed allowing them to maintain productivity all day CHALLENGE:: Employee health and Injuries SOLUTION:: Our equipment allows staff to manage demanding work without causing any strain to their bodies CHALLENGE:: Workforce Flexibility SOLUTION:: Big or small anybody can lift with our equipment, giving employers more flexibility with their staffhttps://www.tawi.com/us/
ThumbnailThe Raymond CorporationMaterial Handling Equipmentwww.Raymondcorp.com
ThumbnailTouchPath406Warehouse Management Systems CHALLENGE:: Want inventory and warehouse management that conforms to your business at an off-the-shelf price? SOLUTION:: TouchWMS CHALLENGE:: Need to put an end to paper trails, delayed reporting and duplication errors? SOLUTION:: TouchWMS CHALLENGE:: Require data collection automation that seamlessly integrates with your ERP or other back office systems? SOLUTION:: TouchWMShttps://www.touchpath.com
ThumbnailTPI506Bar Code Equipment SystemsCHALLENGE:: Clock is ticking on Windows Mobile Devices Is your business ready? SOLUTION:: TPI can help you navigate the OS Migration with a strategic, manageable, and budget friendly approach CHALLENGE:: With the shortage in the workforce how can you meet volume demands? SOLUTION:: We empower our customers to improve efficiencies and drive down costs with the deployment of mobile computing systems and rugged barcode scanning solutions CHALLENGE:: How to keep your employees, connected, efficient and your data secure SOLUTION:: TPI customers are confident their wireless infrastructure will have the security, performance & reliability needed to keep mobile employees connected & productivehttp://www.tpi1.com
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ThumbnailUber Freight319OtherCHALLENGE:: One stop for success SOLUTION:: Our single platform accelerates getting quotes, tendering and booking loads, tracking shipments and more CHALLENGE:: Smarter and faster SOLUTION:: Our technology helps to eliminate the time-consuming games of phone tag, email chains and faxing CHALLENGE:: Reliable results SOLUTION:: Carriers on our network are evaluated so that your shipments are always in good handshttp://www.uberfreight.com
ThumbnailUNEX Manufacturing517Material Handling EquipmentCHALLENGE:: Order Accuracy SOLUTION:: Span Track and Speed Cell CHALLENGE:: Travel Reduction SOLUTION:: Span Track Carton Flow CHALLENGE:: Space utilization and higher density SOLUTION:: Span Track Carton Flow and Speed Cellhttp://www.unex.com
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ThumbnailWERC323OtherCHALLENGE:: You seek connections to other professionals united by their warehousing expertise SOLUTION:: WERC members represent a dynamic industry crossing all sectors. Connect with our searchable directory, find job seekers or new opportunities via our Career Center; and participate in regional chapters CHALLENGE:: You want to make well-sourced operational decisions based on reliable insights SOLUTION:: Draw from WERC’s expert, objective research and best practices to inform your planning and decision-making CHALLENGE:: You and your team need to stay on top of the latest industry trends to keep your operations nimble SOLUTION:: Stay up-to-date with our wide selection of online learning courses, self-study guides, and webinarshttp://www.werc.org
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ThumbnailYale Materials Handling Corporation211Material Handling Equipmenthttp://www.yale.com
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ThumbnailZebra Technologies511Productivity/Labor Mgmt. SystemsCHALLENGE:: Accommodating a larger volume of orders with a shortage in labor and high turn over SOLUTION:: Zebra offers user-friendly and intuitive rugged edge devices that enable quick, automated inventory and cycle counting CHALLENGE:: Ensuring inventory and order accuracy SOLUTION:: Zebra's demand forecasting and planning applications boost the accuracy of revenue forecasts and better align inventory levels via data analytics CHALLENGE:: Meeting expedited delivery times SOLUTION:: Zebra's rugged, purpose-built hardware and innovative solutions enable proactive maintenance and route planning to final proof of deliveryhttp://www.zebra.com