Subscribe to our free, weekly email newsletter!



Driving High-Performance Distribution Operations - FREE White Paper!

July 01, 2013

According to the Gartner, Inc. report, “Supply chain service providers are
combining software, highly skilled employees and enabling technologies to
deliver capabilities that augment existing supply chain organizations.” The
report also states that, “These Cool Vendors illustrate the emerging delivery
models and services in supply chain management.”

Some of the valuable key findings and recommendations from Gartner include:

  • Directors and vice presidents responsible for high-volume distribution operations need to select a service provider that has engineering and project management expertise before redesigning, building or retrofitting warehouse operations.
  • Optimizing the flow of goods through high-velocity retail and manufacturing distribution operations requires expertise spanning warehouse design, material-handling equipment and warehouse control systems. Traditional supply chain consultants don’t have this expertise.

Download the “Cool Vendor in Supply Chain Services, 2013” report along with
FORTE’s WCS 2.0 Smart Warehouse Suite white paper to learn more about how
industry professionals are addressing the increasing pressure of more frequent
and smaller shipments by maximizing automation functionality with real-time
visibility.


Subscribe to Modern Materials Handling magazine

Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Find out what the world’s most innovative companies are doing to improve productivity in their plants and distribution centers.
Start your FREE subscription today!

Recent Entries

Materials handling among fastest-growing segments as 2015 orders increased 14% in units and 11% in dollars over 2014's record year.

Prevent unwelcome and unpleasant surprises in a new installation or upgrade that can cause setbacks in your schedule and budget.

MagneMotion specializes in intelligent conveying systems used in automotive, general assembly, packaging and material handling applications.

Certification enables participants to build and sustain a maintenance program, establish KPIs, increase productivity and build a problem-solving culture.

Estimate comes in higher than the 10-year average of 2.7%, but falls short of the NRF’s 2015 estimate of 4.1%.



© Copyright 2016 Peerless Media LLC, a division of EH Publishing, Inc • 111 Speen Street, Ste 200, Framingham, MA 01701 USA