Manufacturing journalist, Thomas R. Cutler profiled how Park City, Utah-based Backcountry.com modernized their distribution system with the help of Hytrol and their integration partner, Hoj Engineering, makers of WarehouseOS. The partnership was featured in the recent issue of Robotics and Automation News.
Jeff Carter, senior vice-president of global fulfillment at Backcountry.com shared, “Around the time we started building the WMS, I began working with Mark Westover at Hoj Engineering and Sales (a leading systems integrator and integration partner of Hytrol Conveyors) on the racking and conveyor system to make sure the two were compatible and complementary”. When the project started, Backcountry.com had only a small number of SKUs; but today they have more than 500,000 SKUs, with 350,000 on hand at any one time.
Robotics and Automation News covers the robotics and automation industries around the world. The publication can be accessed on the web; read the entire article at http://bit.ly/244X3wa
About TR Cutler, Inc.
TR Cutler, Inc. was founded seventeen years ago by Thomas R. Cutler. Cutler is the President and CEO of Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based, TR Cutler, Inc., (www.trcutlerinc.com), the largest manufacturing communication firm worldwide with four dozen industry experts and thought leaders on staff. Cutler maintains extraordinary relationships with clients, journalists, editors, economists, trendsetters, and key business leaders worldwide and has become a key resource for those writing about the manufacturing sector.
Cutler founded the Manufacturing Media Consortium in 1999, which now has more than 6,000 global members including journalists, editors, publishers, and economists, worldwide writing about trends, industrial data, manufacturing case studies, material handling profiles, and robotics feature articles. Cutler works with thousands of media outlets to expand the coverage and importance of the manufacturing media coverage.
Cutler has authored more than 6,000 articles for a wide range of manufacturing periodicals, industrial publications, and business journals each published in leading monthly trade magazines, B2B periodicals, blogs, and marquis publications globally. Cutler is the most published freelance industrial journalist worldwide, and more than three thousand industry leaders follow Cutler on Twitter daily at @thomasrcutler
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