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Monday, April 01, 2013

Modern spends 60 seconds with the industry lead in sporting goods and retail specialty group at Fortna discussing trends in automation.
Posted on 04/01 at 07:10 AM
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Friday, March 01, 2013

Automation is transforming distribution centers. But don’t overlook the little things that can have a big impact on your performance.
Posted on 03/01 at 07:41 AM
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As lean sensibilities migrate from the production floor to the warehouse, carts and casters prove a pivotal tool for enhancing the mobility of product, people and processes.

Our annual outlook survey finds the industry steadying for a new, slower pace of growth following the release of pent-up demand after the downturn. Yet, even as planned spending drops off, facility activity is the highest since 2007—signaling that “doing more with less” has stuck.

Our panel—representing a combined 80 years of inventory experience—gets back to the basics, reviewing critical strategies that some organizations have been neglecting over the past several years.
Posted on 03/01 at 07:21 AM
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Company that took orders by fax 15 years ago now commands 30% market share.

After cutting ties with a 3PL, retailer easily handles 50% spikes in daily order volume.

Friday, February 01, 2013

Fast fashion retailer Wet Seal designed a materials handling system that speeds new merchandise to its stores and accommodates growth.

Wet Seal’s order fulfillment system speeds product from the receiving dock to shipping to keep a steady flow of new product in its stores.

New distribution requirements are driving dramatic changes in the way end users deploy conveyor and sortation systems. Here are a few of the most important trends impacting on today’s systems.
Posted on 02/01 at 04:35 PM
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