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Southern Wine & Spirits of America: Top-shelf distribution
In Northern California, the nation’s largest distributor of wine and spirits has built a state-of-the art facility that sets a new industry standard for automated distribution.

Growth firmly remains in the cards for both the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors in 2015. That was the main takeaway from the December 2014 Semiannual Economic Forecast from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM), which, in many ways, picked up where its companion Spring 2014 report published last April left off.
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The ISM Mastery Model is accessible to all supply management professionals at no cost on the ISM website.
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Adams brings more than 30 years of sales and business leadership experience, as well as a successful background leading large sales teams across global organizations to his new role.
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The business will be integrated into Sealed Air’s Diversey Care division and its leading brand of TASKI floor cleaning machines.
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PallCon’s pallets and top frames are designed and manufactured to meet customer performance and reusable target numbers, ultimately reducing waste in the packaging stream.
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Two prominent supply chain organizations—APICS and the American Society of Transportation and Logistics (AST&L)—announced this week they plan to merge.
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The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—was 57.8 in April which was 1.3 percent above March and also 0.5 percent above the 12-month average of 57.3. Economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector has grown for the last 63 months, according to ISM.
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Forget cost cutting. Innovation and sustainability are the most important factors in business today. The companies that get it right can still win in a flat economy, says ISM CEO Tom Derry.
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Pregis is partnering with four institutions (Cal Poly State University, Clemson University, University of Wisconsin, Stout and Michigan State University) with packaging curriculums.
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At ISM 2015, innovation and sustainability are front and center
Forget cost cutting. Innovation and sustainability are the most important factors in business today. The companies that get it right can still win in a flat economy, says ISM CEO Tom Derry.

Behind the Swisslog-Forte acquisition

The torque wrench seems mightier than the pen

Other Voices: The impact of right-sizing on battery room operation

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The Warehouse of the Future: Optimizing for an “Each” World
Download this special report to read three stories that neatly define the challenges now facing warehouse and DC professionals and offer insight and tips that will help organizations rise up to meet the ever-increasing demands of omni-channel fulfillment.
Six-Step Roadmap to Flawless Fulfillment
Plans to Improve Warehouse Efficiencies
4 Keys to Adapting to Rapid Change in Distribution Centers
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How to Integrate & Leverage Robotics in Warehouses
The use of robotics technologies in materials handling continues to progress. Robots can now recognize deviations from the norm and make adjustments that help maintain productivity in dynamic environments. In this webcast, attendees will learn about the keys to integrating robotics into a supply chain, how to calculate ROI and measure success.
Is your enterprise pallet ready?
Best Practices for Reducing Warehouse Downtime
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