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March 2017 Modern Materials Handling Online Issue
In This Month Issue:
  • ProMat 2017: Innovate, adapt, & evolve
  • System Report: Inside Lawson Products' Distribution Center
  • Equipment Report: Rack systems for e-commerce
  • Big Picture: Supply chain basics
  • Lift Truck Series: Fleet management
  • Special Report: Annual Productivity Achievement Award winners
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February 2017 Modern Materials Handling Issue
In This Month Issue:
  • Johnson & Johnson's visionfor automation
  • Show Preview: Plan for ProMat
  • Information Management: Why execution needs planning
  • Best Practices: Warehouse basics series
  • Equipment Report: Automated storage in motion
  • and more..
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January 2017 Issue
In this Issue:
  • LEDVANCE embraces AGV's
  • Lift Truck Series: Technician training
  • Information Management: Finding labor efficiencies
  • Best Practices: 7 e-commerce best practices
  • Equipment Report: AGVs take on new roles
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December 2016 Issue
In this issue:
  • Sustainable distribution at REI
  • Big Picture: Supply chain education
  • Information Management: Trends in wearables
  • Special Report: Top 20 warehouses 2016
  • Equipment Report: Mezzanines
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November 2016 Issue
In this issue:
  • Whirlpool puts mobile robots to work
  • 2016 Annual Salary Survey
  • Next-day delivery
  • Top 20 Automatic Data Capture suppliers 2016
  • Lift Truck Series: Fleet Management
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October 2016 Issue
In this issue:
  • Special Packaging Issue: Brownells, Built for Growth
  • Reader Survey: Pallets Remain Critical
  • Equipment Report: Think outside the box
  • Information Management: Weighing the value of your data
  • Best Practices: Reopening the case
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September 2016 Issue
In this issue:
  • American Eagle's omni-channel journey
  • Big Picture: SCE Roundtable
  • Information Management: Do you need a new WMS?
  • Equipment Report: Trends at the dock
  • Best Practices: 3PLs bid on new proposal
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July 2016 Issue
In this issue:
  • Destination Maternity: Destination automation
  • Top 20 SCM software suppliers
  • Results of annual software user survey
  • Data capture update
  • The catch of waveless
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June 2016 Issue
In this issue:
  • Hibbett Sports: Fast, Flexible and Efficient
  • Looking at the Last Mile
  • Reinventing the Wheel
  • System Integration Roundtable
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May 2016 Issue
In this issue:
  • Quiet Logistics' next step into robotics
  • Top 20 system suppliers
  • Overhead handling trends
  • Can cloud WMS catch on big?
  • Ergonomics: Keep your workers comfortable and productive
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April 2016 Issue
In this issue:
  • VSP sees the solution
  • Annual industry outlook
  • Integration platforms take on DOM
  • Rack, shelving and storage go vertical
  • Manufacturing automation
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March 2016 Issue
In this issue:
  • Spring into Action: MODEX 2016
  • L'Oreal automates
  • Annual Productivity Achievement Awards
  • Mobility & robotics
  • Finance your fleet
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From the March 2017 Modern Materials Handling Online Issue
If the early attendee forecast is any indication, you may have already landed in Chicago for ProMat 2017 (April 3-6), the materials handling industry’s leading trade show and educational conference, sponsored by MHI.
Lawson Products: Automation that fits
Lawson’s multi-purpose distribution center
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2017 Productivity Achievement Awards
Modern’s annual Productivity Achievement Awards honor companies that have made exceptional...
Johnson & Johnson: A vision for automation
J&J Vision Care brings together a variety of automated technologies, including an innovative...

The lighting manufacturer reaped savings by reducing maintenance costs and product damage, and using...
System Report: Sustainable Distribution at REI
Specialty outdoor retailer REI’s new distribution center brings together the next generation of...