8 Options for Parcel Sortation and Distribution

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Ed Romaine

Ed Romaine has spent over 30 years involved with organizations looking to optimize their distribution, manufacturing, and warehousing operations. Focusing on the customer’s processes, automation and business model, Romaine has helped dozens of organizations improve profitability by reducing labor, floor space, errors and inventory while improving accuracy, inventory turns and cut-off times. Within the industry trade association, MHI, Romaine has taken numerous leadership positions including: Chairman of the Automated Storage & Retrieval (AS/RS) Group, Chairman of the Order Fulfillment Council of America, Chairman of the Warehouse Execution Systems Group and was one of the originators of the Carousel and VLM Product Section Group. He has also spearheaded the efforts to create the first ANSI industry safety standards for horizontal carousels. Romaine is a frequent editorial and information contributor to hundreds of publications, blogs and online publications and has been a speaker at dozens of Supply Chain, Logistics, Lean and Facility organizations and functions. Just a few include the Parcel Forum, Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE), Promat, North American Material Handling, Modex, National Mfg Week, Southern California Plant Operations, NJ Material Handling Assoc., Applied Ergonomics, Warehousing Education & Research Council (WERC), Lean Manufacturing Conference, Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), NeoCon, Health Information Distribution Association (HIDA), National Catalog & Operations (NCOF), CSCMP and more.

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8 Responses

  1. Jamie Bergen says:

    Amazing writing, can I use that first paragraph as an example in my class in school?

  2. Jamie Bergen says:

    Thank you so much! Can you provide an interpretation so we can decipher what it’s supposed to mean?

    • Great Question Jamie. The Parcel Sortation & Distribution Industry is finding higher demand because more people are shipping items through out the world. With this ever increasing industry demand, accuracy is key to keeping customers happy and for the Parcel Industry to continue making a profit.

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  3. Jamie Bergen says:

    The parcel sortation distribution industry is experiencing industry demand? Is the demand from its own industry or other industries? Are the parcel industry, distibution industry, and Sortation industry the same thing?

    • Consumers are relying more on ordering items online, between the actual order and returns of these orders. The parcel industry has to focus on distribution and continue to be accurate on how they sort items.

  4. Davood Foulady says:

    Thanks for the beneficial and brief knowledge you have provided, it was quite helpful for writing my business proposal however I wanted to reference your book but I couldn’t find a legitimate way. If available, please provide the citation to the book: The essential guide to choosing a sortation system.

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