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Tuesday, November 01, 2011

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
FeaturesBest PracticesRFIDNovember 2011AutomationTechnologyWitronRedPrairieHighJump SoftwareTGW SystemsPermalink


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
FeaturesSpecial ReportSustainabilityNovember 2011AutomationLift TrucksPackagingEnergyForkliftsDematicPermalink


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.

Modern spends 60 seconds talking with John Nofsinger, outgoing CEO of the Material Handling Industry of America.
Posted on 11/01 at 10:05 PM
Features60 SecondsNovember 2011Materials HandlingModex 2012MHIMHIA60 Seconds WithPermalink


Our 2011 findings reveal that inventory turns are not improving, more DCs are closing rather than opening, and many companies are remaining cautious with equipment investment.
Posted on 11/01 at 10:42 AM
FeaturesSpecial ReportNovember 2011Supply ChainWarehousesEconomySpecial ReportReader SurveyPermalink


Saturday, October 22, 2011

Light-directed pick carts offer operational flexibility, boosting picking rates 400%.

In-hospital DC improves efficiency and speed with minimal interruption.
Posted on 10/22 at 12:09 PM
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