KOM acheivements in the distribution industry are many

By: KOM International  03-10-2012
Keywords: Warehouse Design, Supply Chain Management Consulting, Material Handling Systems Design,

  KOM’s many achievements in the distribution industry include: 
- Invention of the drive-in rack; 
- Standardized rack specs for the food industry; 
- Implementation of the first automated case picking system (Ordermatic) in 1968;
- Introduction of the turret truck in North America;
- Introduction of the ‘ergo beam’ for productivity and reduced injury;
- Over 3 decades of annual benchmarking productivity surveys;
- Comprehensive slotting techniques now 'de rigor' in the grocery industry.

Keywords: Material Handling Systems Design, Supply Chain Management Consulting, Warehouse Design, Warehouse Productivity Benchmarking, Warehouse Retrofit,

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