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Thursday, December 01, 2011

Grady Health System invested in on-site warehouse racking to bring paper record file storage back in house. The result was reduced costs, optimized logistics and improved patient care.
Posted on 12/01 at 09:24 AM
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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

The 6th Annual Warehouse and Distribution Center (DC) Operations Survey findings reveal that inventory turns are not improving, more DCs are closing rather than opening, and many companies are remaining cautious with equipment investment.

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

On its Iowa manufacturing campus, John Deere is using AGVs to move tractor cabs down the assembly line. The result has been savings in labor, a safer work environment and improved quality.

Automatic guided vehicles move tractor cabs through the production line at John Deere’s Waterloo plant.

Today’s supply chain execution software applications are evolving, adding functionality and enabling operations to function more effectively.

Efficiency in the warehouse has traditionally driven the distribution process. Now, some leading retailers are looking at the DC to lower the cost of operating their stores.
Posted on 11/01 at 10:57 PM
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Enterprise-level supply chain software solutions give an operation the tools to create and test effective business strategies and plan ahead by incorporating commands for necessary preemptive strikes.

Going green isn’t going away: It’s a permanent and increasingly important part of the global business landscape—and that includes materials handling.
Posted on 11/01 at 10:55 PM
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A microbrewer with major appeal installs robust end-of-the-line palletizer that satisfies a round of palletizing specs.

Moving away from a manual palletizing process and installing a robotic solution was good for Greif.


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