VARGO®, a leading provider of material-handling systems integration, warehouse execution software and equipment solutions for major fulfillment and distribution centers, has hired Anthony Nembhard as a software support specialist.
VARGO®, a leading provider of material-handling systems integration, warehouse execution software and equipment solutions for major fulfillment and distribution centers, has promoted Joel Raymond to senior software manager.
VARGO® has promoted Eric Griffin to software manager. Griffin joined VARGO® in June 2012 as a software engineer, responsible for engineering Python applications for the company’s COFE® (Continuous Order Fulfillment Engine) warehouse execution system software.
Material handling systems integrators and supply chain consultants are increasingly helping retailers develop satellite fulfillment strategies in order to ease transportation, labor and automation challenges and get the product closer to the customer, ultimately getting the product to the customer faster.
VARGO® has introduced a new social distancing feature to its Continuous Order Fulfillment Engine (COFE®) warehouse execution system. For large volume sites, COFE®‘s algorithms and AI functionality can be specifically programmed to create a process where only only person is working in a pick aisle at a time.
COVID-19 has affected omnichannel fulfillment systems in numerous ways. This interview with VARGO explores different factors and drivers of omnichannel system decisions in light of the pandemic, with a particular focus on workforce limitations and the unpredictability of order demand as the major shakeup resets operational priorities. Read more in the story in Multichannel Merchant.