Pyramid projects featured in leading industry publications.
Numerous new and retrofit distribution center (DC) projects rely on Pyramid for software and control solutions that integrate material handling equipment (MHE) to increase the productivity and accuracy of their fulfillment operations.
Go with the flow to improve fulfillment in the DC
DC Velocity November 2018 Waveless fulfillment creates continuous order flow for omnichannel distribution centers
Going waveless allows e-commerce and omnichannel retailers to adapt to shorter order cycle times, and respond dynamically to developing customer demands. Waveless picking can eliminate downtime, insert orders into pick paths reducing travel time, and balance work flow. Read the latest on waveless picking here.
E-commerce: Retailers flex to meet expectations
Modern Materials Handling October 2018 Article Discusses How Retailers are Adding Automation and Software to Optimize Omni-channel Operations
As e-commerce demand continues to grow at a staggering rate, retailers are forced to meet increasing customer expectations regarding selection, delivery speed, and availability. Businesses are utilizing automation and software solutions including WES, put walls, and automatic compliance labeling systems to balance their omni-channel operations and minimize labor requirements. Read the article.
Manufacturing & Distribution – Pyramid
Supply Chain World Magazine September 2018
Pyramid Strives to Make Complex Systems Look Easy
Pyramid involves customers during all phases of the system development process to tailor custom software and automation solutions to best facilitate supply chain growth. Matthews Automation Solutions features a wide variety of the latest material handling innovations including robotics, sortation, and WES/WCS. Read the featured interview.
Matthews International dba Pyramid: A Holistic Approach to Warehouse Automation
CIO Applications Recognizes Pyramid as a Top 25 Supply Chain Solutions Provider for 2017
Pyramid considers the complete picture when designing and delivering automation and software systems for some of the world’s largest brands. With over 20 years of experience providing innovative solutions and outstanding customer support, Pyramid has set itself apart in the warehouse automation industry with a variety of effective standard software and controls packages. Also discussed in this interview, Pyramid’s proven method for developing custom fixes to clients unique order fulfillment challenges.
eBay: Speed, Flexibility and Cost
Modern Materials Handling July 2015 Cover Story Details Warehouse Control System (WCS) and Put-Wall by Pyramid
eBay Enterprise’s Walton, Kentucky distribution campus—operated as a third-party logistics (3PL) e-fulfillment services provider—added automation to boost productivity and accuracy in order fulfillment. Controlling and synchronizing the various automated solutions in use is Pyramid’s Director Warehouse Control System (WCS). Read the article and follow the facility layout.
Global Retailer Reduces Downtime, Improves Diagnostics for Tilt-Tray Sorters
Pyramid and Rockwell Automation Aid International Retailer in Migration from PC Control System to Allen-Bradley ControlLogix Controllers
PLC, PAC and IPC Standoff
Pyramid’s Mark Hegge, Engineering Director, and Mukesh Ram, General Manager Interviewed for Control Design December 2014 Article
Are there a few key things that OEMs or system integrators say they’ve discovered programmable automation controllers (PACs) do better than programmable logic controllers (PLCs) or industrial personal computers (IPCs)? Perhaps not so surprisingly, the answer lies in a grey area. Read the article.
DSW Sorts It All Out
Modern Materials Handling March 2014 Cover Story Details Warehouse Control System, Sortation-Conveyor Controls and Print & Apply System by Pyramid
Fanatics: Fanatical About E-Fulfillment
Modern Materials Handling January 2014 Cover Story Details Wave Creation/Picking/Management, Warehouse Control, Light-Directed Put Wall and Conveyor/Sorter Controls by Pyramid
Neiman Marcus Makes a Distribution Fashion Statement
Modern Materials Handling November 2013 Cover Story Details WCS, plus Electrical, Controls and PLC Programming by Pyramid
Skechers Tones Up Distribution Center
Modern Materials Handling December 2011 Cover Story Details WCS, AS/RS Management, Case Sorters and Conveyor PLC Controls by Pyramid
Skechers’ design of its new 1.82-million-square-foot, $225 million DC in Rancho Belago—an inland community about 80 miles west of the port in Long Beach, Calif., where Skechers imports all of its footwear and athletic gear—relies heavily on automated technologies and processes to minimize handling between receiving and shipping while managing an inventory of 70,000 stock keeping units (SKUs). Pyramid worked with the system integrator to provide software and controls for material handling equipment (MHE) used throughout the facility. Read the article and follow the facility layout.
Supply Chain Software: Rocky Brands Steps Up Productivity
Modern Materials Handling July 2011 Cover Story Details WCS, Put-to-Order, Case Sorters and Conveyor Controls by Pyramid
When Rocky Brands—a manufacturer and distributor of work, western and outdoor footwear and apparel brands such as Rocky, Durango, Michelin, Georgia Boot and Mossy Oak—redesigned its 210,000-square-foot primary DC in Logan, Ohio, Pyramid implemented a broad range of upgrades, including implementing a new warehouse control system (WCS) to control the existing conveyor and sortation systems. Read the article and follow the facility layout.
Rubbermaid Products’ Commercial Retrofitted AS/RS
Modern Materials Handling December 2010 Cover Story Details WCS, Case Sorters and Conveyor Controls by Pyramid
By updating an aging manual storage system with automated cranes, Rubbermaid Commercial Products reduced costs and improved safety. Pyramid provided the conveyor control system for this DC retrofit. Read the article.
Office Depot’s Flexible Automation
Modern Materials Handling August 2010 Cover Story Details Print and Apply Solution by Pyramid
When Office Depot decided to consolidate three distribution centers and a crossdock facility into one, new state-of-the-art DC in Newville, Pa., the office supplies retailer looked for an automated materials handling solution that was efficient and flexible. More importantly, they wanted a system that would deliver a competitive edge in the marketplace. They found that edge in a goods-to-person picking solution featuring two different mobile robots. The DC’s print and apply system was engineered and installed by Pyramid. Read the article.
The Apparel Group Adds Automation and Crossdocking to New Facility
Modern Materials Handling July 2010 Cover Story Details WCS and Tilt-Tray Sorter Controls and Software by Pyramid
When The Apparel Group Ltd. (TAG) sat down to design a new distribution center, it had two goals in mind. One was to create an automated materials handling system that would get the job done with the least number of touches and the lowest possible handling cost. Another was to build strategically by locating the facility in an area that would complement TAG’s West Coast crossdocking operations, allow its sales personnel to better serve their customers across the country and improve their customer service levels, especially the speed to market. Pyramid worked with the system integrator to provide software and controls for material handling equipment (MHE) throughout the facility. Read the article.
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