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The Material Handling Huddle is an opportunity for you to build more profitable businesses through networking and education. Increase your knowledge of issues, regulations, products and services vital to our industry. Develop and improve relationships with other dealers and manufacturers.

Join us at the Holiday Inn-Rolling Meadows, Ill. for an educational one-day conference, June 7, with key industry leaders giving you ideas to take back to your business tomorrow. This four-session format will include topics that are trending in the industry. Take part in networking opportunities before and during the event, plus a vendor mall for ideas on products and services to expand your product line.

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WERC Has the Book on Piece Picking

Friday, October 9, 2009

Pick This! A Compendium of Piece-Pick Process Alternatives outlines the elements of a piece-pick system, explains equipment choices and possible picking methods and provides a step-by-step approach to determine the best option for your application. The Guide is rich with photos, illustrations, explanations and detailed pros and cons and pricing ranges and written by a team of experienced operations design consultants and engineers from OPSdesign Consulting®.

Ordering information: Pick This: A Compendium of Piece Pick Process Alternatives, 91 pages. Order online at or call WERC at 630.990.0001

Piece-pick operations are the most complex and labor intensive activities within the warehouse. There are literally hundreds of combinations of processes, systems, infrastructure and labor deployment strategies to consider when designing a piece-pick operation. Because of the increasing importance of this topic, warehousing professionals have been looking for a complete guide to this important topic. Now WERC has that publication to offer.

"WERC is pleased to offer this exhaustive study because it focuses on a critical warehousing function and enhances our library of practical warehousing topics," according to Michael J. Mikitka, CAE, CMP, WERC's CEO. "The text is comprehensive and easily accessible. It truly is the piece-pick "bible.'”

The Guide can be ordered at

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