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Thursday, December 01, 2011

Overhead handling equipment like cranes, hoists and monorails can increase productivity, enhance safety, improve ergonomics and maximize floor space.

Vacant North American warehouse space has been filling up and the overall outlook for the future of third-party logistics providers remains bright.
Posted on 12/01 at 11:45 AM
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Supply chain professionals are certainly moving toward mobile applications to improve overall operations, but just how fast is it happening?

Online electronics retailer upgrades its DC with automated storage system to keep up with increase in sales.
Posted on 12/01 at 09:41 AM
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Children’s Hospital Colorado installs horizontal carousels to ease growing pain in its stockroom.

Modern spends 60 seconds learning more about the Georgia Association for Career and Technical Education.
Posted on 12/01 at 09:27 AM
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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.


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