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Grob: Getting the goods to the person
In its new logistics center, German machine manufacturer Grob installed automated storage technologies and goods-to-person picking to speed materials to the assembly line.

US robot installations up 11%; global market value including support services estimated at $32 billion for 2014.
Posted on 10/12 at 10:09 AM

In a global economy, the beat of a butterfly’s wings in one part of the world can truly lead to a supply chain disruption on the other side of the globe. In his new book, Yossi Sheffi describes how the best companies prepare for modern vulnerabilities and develop corporate resilience.

Yossi Sheffi talks about his new book, The Power Of Resilience: How The Best Companies Manage The Unexpected, and how the best companies are balancing the risks involved in new products, new markets, and new processes—all crucial for growth—and the resilience created by advanced risk management.

Half of large U.S. companies are bringing some of their manufacturing processes back onshore. But it’s not as simple as turning out the lights in one locale and setting up shop in another, says reshoring expert Rosemary Coates.

Events to include tabletop exhibitions of products and services from leading robotics companies.

Ninety-six percent of manufacturers intend to have at least some products "connected” by 2018.
Posted on 10/09 at 03:47 PM
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Combined offering to deliver end-to-end software solution for corrugated packaging manufacturing.
Posted on 10/09 at 03:37 PM

Key Amazon conference speaker offers ALAN matching gift fundraiser that achieved its goal in 18 hours.

The Picture Comes Into Focus at the Honeywell EDGE Conference
It's all about turning data into information and providing context.

Getting an EDGE at Honeywell’s user conference

Think differently about the talent shortage

Automation, maintenance and talent at MH&LC

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Make ‘em Think: 5 Thought Provoking Questions to Include in Your Next RFP
Make 'em Think: 5 Thought Provoking Questions to Include in Your Next RFP Typically, the Request for Proposal (RFP) is very much geared toward the quantifiable. You compile a matrix of functionality that your business requires. Based on the vendor's answers, you tally up a score and pick a winner.
Case Study: QBP Saves 66% Over LED Alternatives
Evaluating 3 Identification Technologies to Ensure the Best Solution
Mobile Computer Operating System Changes after a Decade of Stability
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Innovating in the DC:  How LifeWay’s Unique Vision for Voice Paid Off
Many companies think their particular business requirements preclude the use of Voice technology in their warehouses. During this webcast you'll hear how LifeWay was able to engineer a Voice solution that met their vision and how Voice can be adapted to fit your own.
The Distribution Center of the Future: Disruptive Technologies and Justifiable Solutions
How lift truck users stay ahead of their fleets
Boost Your Supply Chain IQ with Collaboration and Mobility
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