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Monday, February 01, 2016

For a new facility in Chicago, DHL Global Forwarding converted to electric lift trucks. The result? Better uptime and a cleaner environment.

DHL Global Forwarding relies on electric lift trucks, rack and floor storage, and supply chain execution software to efficiently and quickly receive and prepare freight for export around the globe.

The Georgia World Congress Center Hall B is preparing to host more than 25,000 visitors at Modex 2016—the materials handling industry’s premier trade show and educational conference this year, sponsored by MHI.
Posted on 02/01 at 06:34 AM
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Bringing the planning and execution worlds together is a classic problem, but one that can be solved with additional planning tools that sit between corporate forecasting and WMS.

By staying ahead of the curve, facilities can increase induction accuracy, even as the sizes and shapes of packages continue to diversify.

Companies are recognizing the need to marry the interests of stores and distribution centers, but it’s not always easy to determine what is for better or for worse.
Posted on 02/01 at 06:13 AM
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With minimal disruption, new and old cabinets reduce footprint and improve inventory management.
Posted on 02/01 at 06:12 AM
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Successful mezzanine project duplicated in second warehouse.
Posted on 02/01 at 06:09 AM
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Narrow-aisle equipment reduces touches and enhances operator comfort and safety.

John A. Caltagirone talks to Modern about best and better practices in the supply chain.


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