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ProMat 2015 is the premier showcase of material handling and logistics solutions in North America.
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AcuSport Corp.: Automation that’s right on target
A goods-to-person picking solution moved AcuSport from conventional to automated DC processes. The result is lower fulfillment costs and better customer service.

Crown invited me to its flagship service center outside Chicago for a demonstration of their operator and technician training programs. Prepared for plenty of PowerPoints and goofy videos, I instead experienced two full days of hands-on, grease-covered, eye-opening and tremendously exciting education.
Posted on 04/15 at 08:53 AM
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PwC CEO survey finds only 19% of top retailers say they can fulfill omni-channel demand profitably.
Posted on 04/14 at 09:17 AM
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Seegrid’s former director of development from 2003-2007 returns to the company.
Posted on 04/14 at 08:22 AM
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March shipments came in at 988,065, which easily eclipsed February by 24 percent, as well as March 2014 by 19 percent. Panjiva said total first quarter shipments at 2,580,899 were 4 percent ahead of the first quarter of 2014.
Posted on 04/10 at 12:46 PM
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Diligent monitoring of battery inventory can cut waste, boost battery performance and lifespan, and increase productivity.

Eurozone business leaders more bullish than the global average for the first time in 15 quarters.
Posted on 04/09 at 10:22 AM
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Optimism for domestic economy at highest level since 2005, more than a third of respondents report a lack of qualified workers.
Posted on 04/08 at 01:16 PM
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What is it that your customers want from your warehouse and logistics operations? Top challenges for warehouses and supply chains are customer demand for lower delivered costs, faster response times, and increased customer service expectations, according to The 2015 MHI Annual Industry Report.
Posted on 04/08 at 11:22 AM
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The torque wrench seems mightier than the pen
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Crown invited me to its flagship service center outside Chicago for a demonstration of their operator and technician training programs. Prepared for plenty of PowerPoints and goofy videos, I instead experienced two full days of hands-on, grease-covered, eye-opening and tremendously exciting education.

Other Voices: The impact of right-sizing on battery room operation

Other Voices: Getting the most from your pallet design

ProMat 2015: It’s still all about the software…again

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Six-Step Roadmap to Flawless Fulfillment
What is it that your customers want from your warehouse and logistics operations? Top challenges for warehouses and supply chains are customer demand for lower delivered costs, faster response times, and increased customer service expectations, according to The 2015 MHI Annual Industry Report.
Plans to Improve Warehouse Efficiencies
4 Keys to Adapting to Rapid Change in Distribution Centers
3 Trends Impacting the Manufacturing Supply Chain
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How to Integrate & Leverage Robotics in Warehouses
The use of robotics technologies in materials handling continues to progress. Robots can now recognize deviations from the norm and make adjustments that help maintain productivity in dynamic environments. In this webcast, attendees will learn about the keys to integrating robotics into a supply chain, how to calculate ROI and measure success.
Is your enterprise pallet ready?
Best Practices for Reducing Warehouse Downtime
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