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Modern’s 2011 Productivity Achievement Awards

Modern’s annual Productivity Achievement Awards honor companies that have made outstanding strides in improving operations through materials handling and related information systems.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
February 01, 2011

Modern’s annual Productivity Achievement Awards honor companies that have made outstanding strides in improving operations through materials handling and related information systems. Modern’s editorial advisory board chose this year’s winners from a dozen candidates.

Companies were judged for their ability to deliver top-level customer service, respond rapidly to changing conditions, deliver orders that meet customer requirements, and improve operations. In addition, the innovation award celebrates a facility that employed a solution that defies convention.

2011 Winners
Warehousing/Distribution: Office Depot

Manufacturing: Rubbermaid Commercial Products

Innovation: Cleveland Clinic

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