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2014 Lift Truck Issue: Newfound optimism
Modern's annual lift truck issue takes a look at how CN manages mobile crane maintenance, the Top 20 lift truck suppliers, a look at the results of our annual reader survey, a state of the fuel cell market, and more.

The PMI, the ISM’s index to measure growth, headed up 1.9 percent to 59.0 in August (a PMI of 50 or greater represents growth), just shy of its highest reading since March 2011’s 59.1.
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Opened today, the new office, located in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, will address customers’ needs to further innovate the supply chain, effectively improving order accuracy and timeliness to consumers.
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IHS Technology reports 2.1% fall in revenues for programmable logic controllers; strong growth in US and food and beverage.
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Razat Gaurav to lead global industries and solutions; Enrique Rodriguez appointed global sales leader.
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Hosted by the Reusable Packaging Association, education forum features more than a dozen sessions over three days.
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Patent covers automatic method of sensing, recording and reporting vehicle impacts.
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Real-time location system (RTLS) to track players and officials in 17 stadiums.

The acquisition encompasses loose fill manufacturing and distribution, as well as several other redistribution products, including bubble wrap, bubble-lined mailers and rolled foam.
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7 Steps to Optimal Inventory. Q&A with Ed Frazelle
Optimizing inventory is a challenge for many organizations. Ed Frazelle talks about the steps to getting it right.

Other Voices: Lean manufacturing as a way to eliminate waste

Other Voices: There’s nothing academic about this initiative

Other Voices: The Bar code Turns 40

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Calculating the True Cost of a Mispick
This white paper outlines a calculation for estimating the true cost of mispicks in order fulfillment to an operation. It also presents technology solutions to improve pick accuracy, and shares a calculation for determining the savings they can deliver. Download the complimentary white paper.
How to ensure consistent product quality with robotic palletizing
Find the Right Picking Strategy to Meet Your Growth Challenges
Myths and Realities of “Top to Shop” in Manufacturing
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Why Lift Truck Spending is on the Rise
Join Associate Editor Josh Bond and lift truck industry training expert, Jim Shephard share all the findings of Modern's annual Lift Truck User Survey. During this webcast, you'll receive detailed insights into users' practices around procuring, utilizing and maintaining their fleets.
The Container Store Shares Its Key to Unlocking Powerful DC Productivity
5 Strategies for Managing Peak Demand
Robotics Solutions for Warehouses & Fulfillment Centers
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