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Uncover Opportunities for Operational Gains with a DLN Engineering Study

A DLN Engineering Study is a multi-phase approach to observe, analyze, and recommend optimal solutions to current through-put challenges & operational inefficiencies. The result is a data-driven recommendation, with ROI, on the most appropriate actions to take for future planning. If your operation has experienced a slow down due to the current economy, now is a great time to take advantage of the opportunity to partner on a comprehensive review

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DLN Integrated Systems Unveils PRODecant Solution for Distribution Facilities Requiring Broken Case Picking

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  DLN Integrated Systems Unveils PRODecant Solution for Distribution Facilities Requiring Broken Case Picking  GRAND RAPIDS, MI:  DLN Integrated Systems announces its patent pending PRODecant Solution, a robotic method for opening cases and transferring the contents into storage totes automatically, is now available.  Currently most “decanting” is done manually, with distribution center workers handling received boxes for collection, organization or split case purposes. The worker repetitively lifts the box or carton, opens it with a sharp instrument, and empties it into another container.  “Our clients struggle with labor shortages

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5 Questions with…Chris Losee

What do you like most about working in the automated distribution industry? I really like the uniqueness of each project that comes through DLN. It is a welcome challenge to work with companies that have little to no automation in their facilities. I enjoy working with our team to see how we can build relationships with these customers and fully understand their needs for automation.    How did you come to work

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DLN Heads to RILA LINK 2020

Frequently cited as one of the best supply chain shows in the world, RILA Link Retail Supply Chain Conference kicks off February 23 in Dallas, Texas. This is a 4 day show featuring speakers from massive retailers such as Dick’s Sporting Goods, Staples, Walmart, Autozone, Petco, The Hershey Company, Foot Locker and many more multinational brands. The event offers distribution center tours of Home Depot and Neiman Marcus, both located in the

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Critical Factors in Automated Distribution Market – Recapping DLN’s Forum on the Future

Imagine yourself out of town to meet your most important client. After a long day of traveling and delays, you arrive at the hotel to prepare for your meeting the next morning. Your heart sinks as you realize you’ve forgotten to pack your dress shirt. The mall is closed and you’re in an unfamiliar town, but you don’t panic. You simply pick up your smartphone, input your measurements, and the next

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5 Questions with…Cindy Traylor

What do you like most about working at DLN? My co-workers. We have a very good group of people that work very well together. How did you come to work at DLN? I started working at DLN three months after they opened the doors.  I had previously worked with the owners and they were looking for an Office Manager and contacted me. How long have you been at DLN and in

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5 Questions with…CJ Anten

What do you like most about working in the automated distribution industry?   The fast pace of the industry. I see this in 3 big ways. First, how the industry responds to market changes including new trends & market disruptors. Second, how quickly new ways to move and store product throughout a facility have been coming out to the market. These would be AMR’s, industrial robotics, and shuttle systems to name

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DLN Team Pleased To Support Toys for Tots for 2nd Year

The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys before the holidays, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community.   DLN has partnered with Toys for Tots in Kent County for 2 years and is a toy collection site and sponsor of the program. The effort is led by Cindy Traylor, DLN’s Office Manager, who has been personally involved

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DLN Team To Exhibit at IFDA Show in Florida Oct. 27-29, 2019

The International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) Distribution Solutions Conference takes place Oct. 27 – 29, with an additional Oct. 30 McLane Facility Tour.The organizers have designed the show to appeal to providers of products and services to the food service and convenience distribution industries. The conference attracts executives and decision makers from a variety of a backgrounds including transportation, technology and operations.  The organizers have designed the show to appeal to providers

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DLN Expands Staff With St. Louis Based Account Executive Adam Morris

DLN Integrated Systems is excited to add experienced sales engineer Adam Morris to the team. He has spent the previous 7 plus years with a large material handling company, serving as a regional outside sales engineer covering the midwest region. Prior to that he spent time as a senior applications engineer as well as an engineering role in concepting and estimating. “We are thrilled to have Adam come aboard and

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