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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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Unitizing equipment stretches to meet demand
Stretch wrappers, stretch hooding and strapping technologies are evolving to meet customer demand for quality, speed and security across the supply chain.

Automotive OEM Diversity Vuteq deployed an innovative WMS on iPads adapted for the DC. The result is improved quality and a satisfied customer.

One of the world’s largest wholesale distributors of technology solutions rolled out a WCS, WMS and labor management across six U.S. distribution centers to keep up with demand.
Posted on 07/31 at 08:15 AM
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A voice-over IP solution is driving new efficiencies in case and bottle picking.

Open Sky Group, an independent consulting company specializing in warehouse management system (WMS) implementations, is has announced that it has been chosen by JDA Software as a U.S. Reseller for the JDA Warehouse Management System and other add-on applications.
Posted on 07/31 at 05:47 AM
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The CMMS allows on-site maintenance teams to more effectively manage maintenance activities while increasing uptime and operating performance of automated materials handling systems and other infrastructure systems at the user’s site.
Posted on 07/30 at 07:24 AM
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IBM and Ohio State have formed a unique partnership to train students on supply chain management software. It's a model that other businesses and universities should emulate.
Posted on 07/29 at 12:47 PM
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Located in the city of Jundiai, in the state of São Paulo, the plant has been configured for the assembly of selected automatic data capture product lines.
Posted on 07/29 at 10:18 AM
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Gor the first half of 2014, NRF said that retail sales were up just 2.9 percent compared to the first six months of 2013, with sales through the end of the year expected to be up 3.9 percent annually.
Posted on 07/29 at 10:14 AM
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Quarterly Material Handling Equipment Manufacturing Forecast (MHEM) indicates growth on horizon for industry.
Posted on 07/29 at 10:05 AM
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Other Voices: There’s nothing academic about this initiative
IBM and Ohio State have formed a unique partnership to train students on supply chain management software. It's a model that other businesses and universities should emulate.

Other Voices: The Bar code Turns 40

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

Other Voices: Safety Still First with Forklift Automation

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Find the Right Picking Strategy to Meet Your Growth Challenges
For companies large and small, an often overlooked key to handling sales growth in their DC is having the right picking strategies and technologies. Your current facility can do more than you think -- you just need to take a hard look at your current equipment and processes to maximize productivity with improved strategies or advanced technologies.
Myths and Realities of “Top to Shop” in Manufacturing
Maximizing High Availability in the Warehouse - FREE White Paper
5 Criteria for Benchmarking Order Fulfillment - FREE white paper
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The Container Store Shares Its Key to Unlocking Powerful DC Productivity
During this complimentary webcast you'll learn the 6 reasons your operation could benefit from voice and multi-modal solutions and exactly how The Container Store did it. They were able to improve efficiency, safety and accuracy, without a complete WMS overhaul and their employees find it faster and easier to use.
5 Strategies for Managing Peak Demand
Robotics Solutions for Warehouses & Fulfillment Centers
Maximize Supply Chain Visibility in a Connected World
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