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Introduction to the Automated Warehouse


The National Center for Supply Chain Automation created this 282-page textbook to provide an overview of the systems found in an automated warehouse or distribution center. The interactive textbook gives an overview of the supply chain technician profession and includes videos, games, and illustrations. The textbook includes 13 chapters: Career Awareness, Industry Certification, Supply Chain Principles, Safety, Material Handling Equipment, Electrical, Hydraulics/Pneumatics, Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Basics, Scanning and Optical Sensors, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning, Welding, and Workplace Communications. 

A postcard is also included and it provides information on how to download the textbook. 

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