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May18

EP 281: Newcastle Systems at MODEX 2022

In this episode, I was joined by Pat Hoskins of Newcastle Systems at MODEX 2022. Newcastle Systems is focused on bringing mobile workstations to your operation in order to increase process accuracy and productivity. We discuss how Newcastle Systems is focused on increasing this process accuracy, how they are helping to get more out of employees, and their roots as a lean organization. Key Takeaways Newcastle Systems provides mobile...

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May16

EP 280: Caster Concepts

In this episode, I was joined by the VP of Sales at Caster Concepts, Doug Backinger. Caster Concepts is focused on all things casters and helping you to improve your workplace. We discuss what Caster Concepts does, how casters help to improve your operation, and some examples of how switching casters have helped companies improve. Key Takeaways Caster Concepts is focused on custom caster applications for your operation whether it is a...

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May11

EP 279: OPEX at MODEX 2022

In this episode, I was joined by Monty McVaugh of OPEX Corporation at MODEX 2022. OPEX is a family-owned automation company based in my home state of New Jersey that continuously brings cutting-edge technology to our industry. We discuss the benefits of OPEX being a family-owned business, how OPEX has been able to continually innovate since its founding in 1973, and their new Infinity ASRS. Key Takeaways OPEX has been around since...

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May09

EP 278: Signode at MODEX 2022

On this episode, I was joined by Mike Stein of Signode at MODEX 2022. I first spoke to Signode at ProMat 2019 when they had multiple solutions available to the market but they have since evolved to become an integrator as well as a solution provider. We discuss how that evolution came about and the importance of being able to provide end-to-end solutions for customers. Key Takeaways Signode is focused on making sure that your products...

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May04

EP 277: MobileDemand at MODEX 2022

  In this episode, I was joined by Scott Medford of MobileDemand at MODEX 2022. MobileDemand is focused on taking your tablets to the next level with their rugged cases that include interesting extensions. We discuss MobileDemand and their xDim product at MODEX. Key Takeaways MobileDemand is focused on taking your table to the next level and they work with multiple different types of tablets including iPads, Microsoft Surfaces,...

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May02

EP 276: Supply Chain, A Family Affair at Open Sky Group

In this episode, I was joined by the father-daughter duo of Dave and Maddie Haley. They are both in the supply chain with Dave being from Open Sky Group on the solutions side and Maddie being from Genuine Parts on the continuous improvement side. We discuss their reactions to MODEX and the current warehousing environment. Key Takeaways When I featured Dave on the podcast at MODEX he mentioned that his daughter was also in attendance...

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Apr27

Podcast EP 275: Procensis at MODEX 2022

In this episode, I was joined by Ed Kennedy of Procensis at MODEX 2022. Procensis is focused on turning your employees into warehouse superheroes by utilizing different mobile solutions. We discussed what Ed was seeing at the show being a veteran of the industry and what that means for us going forward. Key Takeaways One of the big things that Ed points out is the amount of robotics that has come into play in our industry. As he...

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