29 min

Episode 1: Collaborative Robotics Can Change Your Warehouse & Distribution Center’s Lifestyle Distribution on the Cusp of Metamorphosis

    • Management

In this first episode of  ‘Distribution on the Cusp of Metamorphosis’ , a podcast series from MCA Talk, Howard Coleman, Principal of MCA Associates, provides insights into Collaborative Robotics – what may be the most significant advance in distribution warehousing today; what it’s all about, how you can re-tool and future-proof your warehouse/DC operations, how they may fit-in regardless of the size of your operations, the critical success factors, and the bottom line ROI potential - versus the “value-of-time” equation. At the end of the podcast, there is a helpful offer to optimize your take-aways

This episode is sponsored by:
#1 - 6 River Systems a leading fulfillment solution provider, and part of global commerce company Shopify, provides a collaborative mobile robot – Chuck – and operates in more than 80 facilities in the U.S., Canada and Europe. Contact them at www.6River.com
#2 – MindHarbor: celebrating 21 years of developing award-winning custom business software, ERP system enhancements, ERP API integrations, and business intelligence solutions for leading manufacturers and wholesale distributors. Please visit www.mindharbor.com#3 – The Wholesaler magazine:  the number one choice for the news in the plumbing, heating, cooling and piping wholesale distribution industry. Always at the forefront, visit www.phcppros.com

About MCA Associates:
MCA Associates, a management consulting firm since 1986, works with wholesale distribution and manufacturing companies that are seeking and are committed to operational excellence. Howard and his team of Senior Consultants provide business consulting in specific areas of core-competency:
Operational excellence thought leadership and business process re-engineeringDistribution Center and warehouse design and resource integrationInventory and supply chain managementERP and WMS systems technology assessment Organizational assessment and developmentSales development and revenue generationCompetitive Advantage AssessmentsTo contact podcast host, Howard Coleman, email hcoleman@mcaassociates.com

In this first episode of  ‘Distribution on the Cusp of Metamorphosis’ , a podcast series from MCA Talk, Howard Coleman, Principal of MCA Associates, provides insights into Collaborative Robotics – what may be the most significant advance in distribution warehousing today; what it’s all about, how you can re-tool and future-proof your warehouse/DC operations, how they may fit-in regardless of the size of your operations, the critical success factors, and the bottom line ROI potential - versus the “value-of-time” equation. At the end of the podcast, there is a helpful offer to optimize your take-aways

This episode is sponsored by:
#1 - 6 River Systems a leading fulfillment solution provider, and part of global commerce company Shopify, provides a collaborative mobile robot – Chuck – and operates in more than 80 facilities in the U.S., Canada and Europe. Contact them at www.6River.com
#2 – MindHarbor: celebrating 21 years of developing award-winning custom business software, ERP system enhancements, ERP API integrations, and business intelligence solutions for leading manufacturers and wholesale distributors. Please visit www.mindharbor.com#3 – The Wholesaler magazine:  the number one choice for the news in the plumbing, heating, cooling and piping wholesale distribution industry. Always at the forefront, visit www.phcppros.com

About MCA Associates:
MCA Associates, a management consulting firm since 1986, works with wholesale distribution and manufacturing companies that are seeking and are committed to operational excellence. Howard and his team of Senior Consultants provide business consulting in specific areas of core-competency:
Operational excellence thought leadership and business process re-engineeringDistribution Center and warehouse design and resource integrationInventory and supply chain managementERP and WMS systems technology assessment Organizational assessment and developmentSales development and revenue generationCompetitive Advantage AssessmentsTo contact podcast host, Howard Coleman, email hcoleman@mcaassociates.com

29 min