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Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Experts make the case for elevating the humble roles of pallet and packaging design from a fragmented race for savings to a central part of an optimized supply chain.
Posted on 09/01 at 07:32 AM
FeaturesPackagingSeptember 2015PalletsChainalyticsORBISBig PictureMillwoodWhite & CompanyPermalink

Whether mobile, stationary or collaborative, piece-picking robotic solutions are gradually learning the ropes in warehousing and distribution.

Moving from an afterthought to a key component of e-commerce and omni-channel facilities, today’s packing stations are unclogging bottlenecks and improving order fulfillment productivity.

The ability to ship anything from anywhere—to anywhere—within a short timeframe isn’t the only trend that’s shaping the retail supply chain. Modern explores the key trends taking place in 2015 (and beyond).
Posted on 09/01 at 07:21 AM
FeaturesSupply ChainSeptember 2015RetailAuburn UniversitySupplementBrian GibsonPermalink

New paperboard packaging cuts labor costs and eliminates product damage for long and narrow products.

Hospital system reorganizes medical supply room to improve patient care through new supply chain practices.

Vertical lift modules ensure accurate and secure access to thousands of critical maintenance parts.

Don’t overlook these key strategies when taking ownership of a highly automated system for your company’s warehouse.

Modern spends 60 seconds talking to the president and CEO of PMMI—The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies about packaging and materials handling.
Posted on 09/01 at 06:57 AM
Features60 SecondsPackagingSeptember 2015PMMI60 Seconds WithPack Expo 2015Permalink

Remote monitoring services aren’t just for big, integrated installations anymore; these applications are emerging in subcomponents all around the warehouse/DC.

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