November 2017 Modern Materials Handling Issue

In this issue:
  • Lodge Manufacturing: Distribution cast in iron
  • Reader Survey: Annual salary survey results
  • Special Report: Top 20 ADC suppliers
  • Equipment Report: Android's growth in the warehouse
  • Information Management: Labeling and marking


IN THIS ISSUE
By · November 6, 2017
In a new facility, iPhones and a new WMS allowed cookware manufacturer Lodge to double its business for the fourth time in 20 years and shorten order delivery time from 10 days to three.


By · November 6, 2017
Materials handling professionals continue to be satisfied with their work and their rewards, although more than a few wish their employers would also invest in updated technology.


By · November 5, 2017
As more Automatic Data Capture (ADC) technology is being put to work, we see more innovation unfold.


By · November 3, 2017
After two years of sluggish sales, ADC suppliers saw their sales increase as a growing number of companies turn to ADC to accommodate the demands of e-commerce and omni-channel.


By · November 3, 2017
The Android operating system got its start in consumer tech, but is gaining share in consumer and rugged devices. Here’s the rundown on how this shift impacts operations in productivity, visual instruction options and worker comfort.


By · November 3, 2017
To address the AIDC challenges of e-commerce and omni-channel, labeling and marking suppliers are ensuring the information contained within each printed bar code is read with 100% accuracy every time.


By · November 3, 2017
Automated packaging system builds custom shipping cartons around single-, multi-line orders every seven seconds.


By · November 3, 2017
Modern Materials Handling's staff sat down for a short interview to discuss how technology is enabling a more connected and engaged workforce.


By · November 3, 2017
Given their higher operating costs, cold storage environments stand to benefit most from fleet management best practices.


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