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MODEX 2014 is the industry's newest expo showcasing manufacturing and supply chain innovation. Modern's team of editors will be on location covering the show.
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Diversity Vuteq brings iPads to the shop floor
Automotive OEM Diversity Vuteq deployed an innovative WMS on iPads adapted for the DC. The result is improved quality and a satisfied customer.

Study suggests solutions for filling the talent gap, including the development of robust ties with the education system.
Posted on 07/23 at 09:42 AM
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Global business optimism reaches highest level in survey history.
Posted on 07/21 at 10:06 AM
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Mentor-based program aims to help students develop STEM skills and foster innovation, self-confidence, communication and leadership.
Posted on 07/18 at 04:33 PM
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Consumer preferences suggest businesses should reconsider chasing the Amazon model.
Posted on 07/18 at 01:34 PM
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Patent involves continuous, synchronized travel that allows AGVs to be used in assembly operations to replace traditional conveyor systems.
Posted on 07/18 at 10:48 AM
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Regulations present the most significant headwind to growth, but more executives report they are thriving nonetheless.
Posted on 07/18 at 10:32 AM
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Founded in 2005, Solectria employs more than 160 people throughout the United States.
Posted on 07/17 at 10:26 AM
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Designed by OSHA-authorized and PMMI-certified instructors, e-learning modules cover occupational safety, Intelligrated equipment and general maintenance training.
Posted on 07/16 at 02:24 PM
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Supply chain software provider extends solution suite with European B2B integration and electronic invoicing solutions.
Posted on 07/16 at 09:28 AM
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Other Voices: The Bar code Turns 40
Sure, the bar code is a mature and pervasive technology. But at age 40, is it still relevant to DC operations?

Other Voices: There’s gold in that there rack!

Other Voices: Safety Still First with Forklift Automation

Are you ready for a resource revolution? Q&A with Stefan Heck

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Myths and Realities of “Top to Shop” in Manufacturing
Manufacturers that address the fundamental requirements know that "Top-to-Shop" isn't an urban legend anymore. Those that have eliminated the disconnect between the shop floor (the production line) and the top floor (senior management up to C-suite) have succeeded in enhancing the extended supply chain. More importantly, their executive leadership consistently achieves business goals-with the help of those on the line and in plant, operations, and management.
Maximizing High Availability in the Warehouse - FREE White Paper
5 Criteria for Benchmarking Order Fulfillment - FREE white paper
Multi-Modal Data Collection Solutions Signal Change - FREE White Paper
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5 Strategies for Managing Peak Demand
In today's demand driven, omni-channel world, you need to be at your peak to deal with peak demand. It's not just traditional seasonal peaks; you're also dealing with unconventional peaks like the start of NASCAR and Cinco de Mayo. Add in daily Internet promotions, customer service promises and surprise sales, and you're looking at peaks within an 8-hour shift to meet parcel shipping cut-off times. During this webcast you'll learn new strategies to meet the evolving world of peak demand.
Robotics Solutions for Warehouses & Fulfillment Centers
Maximize Supply Chain Visibility in a Connected World
Results of the 2014 Software Usage Survey: E-commerce’s impact on software investment
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