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Instagram and eCommerce for a Material Handling World

Neil Patel is a New York Times bestselling author and The Wall Street Journal calls him a top influencer on the web. Recently, Patel shared that social network giant Instagram had announced that they had grown to 500 million monthly active users. Out of these, 300 million users log onto the platform every day and…

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Faster Delivery a Requirement for Small, Fast-Growing eCommerce Companies

Everyone knows the moral of the tortoise and the hare fable: slow and steady wins the race. That was in the past, however, and there was no such thing as eCommerce. Now eCommerce companies that deliver online orders fastest (while maintaining accuracy) win.

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My First Warehouse: eCommerce Companies Open First Warehouse in Record Numbers

Amazon.com owns nearly half of the eCommerce market share in the United States.  There is no doubt this giant enterprise has done much to set the expectations of the consumer, particularly on how quickly product should arrive at their doorstep.

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Understanding What Goes Into An Efficient Fulfillment Operation

Busting at the seams, unable to keep track of inventory, and massive SKU proliferation are obvious signs that an automated warehouse solution must be implemented. That said, most e-commerce entrepreneurs have no idea how to distinguish a WMS (warehouse management systems) from a WCS (warehouse control system) from a WES (warehouse execution system). Even some large…

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Warehouse Management System (WMS) Tech Stack: Ditch the RF Guns

The modern DC or warehouse tech stack is changing. RF guns are being time studied against newer tablet-based systems and losing badly (half as fast and 2x more costly). Smaller warehouses that use paper are jumping straight to tablet, or upgrading from RF guns. And while paper can’t be called part of anyone’s tech stack,…

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How HOJ Engineering Helped Another Outdoor Industry Leader -Big Agnes- Design and Open a New Distribution Center

Based in the Colorado Rockies (Steamboat Springs, CO), Big Agnes creates innovative tents, sleeping pads, bags, camping accessories, and apparel for outdoor adventures in specialty backpacking stores, with an end goal of helping people get outside and have fun. Known as the Mother of Comfort, Big Agnes likes to sleep in the dirt and is…

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Piper & Scoot Implements WarehouseOS® in Their New Distribution Center to Achieve Unsurpassed Order Fulfillment Accuracy

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, January 22, 2018 – Warehouse Mobile Solutions, in partnership with HOJ Engineering and Sales (a leader in organizational consulting and material handling), announced today that they have completed the material handling infrastructure for Piper & Scoot’s new distribution center in Bluffdale, Utah. Together HOJ and Warehouse Mobile Solutions designed, installed, and…

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Sparkle In Pink Partner With HOJ Innovations and WarehouseOS® to Better Their Distribution Space

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, April 25, 2017 – Sparkle In Pink is enjoying the benefits of having a new consolidated distribution center located in Draper, Utah. After partnering with HOJ Engineering and Sales to design and install all the material handling equipment for their new distribution center including the integration of WarehouseOS®, “WOS®”, an innovative…

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