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Friday, May 01, 2015

WMS vendors have integrated key “execution” apps like LMS, slotting and TMS with their core systems, creating platforms for execution. The latest generation of these platforms also may weave in distributed order management, supply chain planning and demand management while building in flexibility for rapidly shifting fulfillment requirements.

Fabric curtain walls separate workers from temperature, noise and equipment traffic.
Posted on 05/01 at 08:33 AM
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Voice-directed picking spreads like wildfire through the distribution network, improving productivity by 25%.

As automatic data collection (ADC) technologies become affordable and ruggedized, a wider swath of logistics operations are turning to a range of equipment and software to gain efficiencies and meet the growing demands of their customers.
Posted on 05/01 at 08:24 AM
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Modern spends 60 seconds talking to Scott Sopher at Deloitte about a recent survey conducted with MHI.
Posted on 05/01 at 08:20 AM
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Wednesday, April 01, 2015

A goods-to-person picking solution moved AcuSport from conventional to automated DC processes. The result is lower fulfillment costs and better customer service.

AcuSport’s new distribution center features multiple picking methodologies designed to lower the cost of the company’s auto-replenishment program.

Building on their success in 2013, the Top 20 sustained growth in 2014 and are on track for continued improvement this year.
Posted on 04/01 at 10:21 AM
FeaturesSpecial ReportWitronApril 2015IntelligratedDematicInterlake MecaluxKnappTGW SystemsSavoyePermalink

Though often characterized by feast or famine, this year’s view into warehouse and distribution center spending plans instead strengthens a pattern of deliberate investment. Today, readers are determined to get the most out of every dollar spent.

Fleet costs don’t stop at the purchase price, and expanded collaboration between fleet managers, dealers and finance partners is changing the way fleet costs are managed over time.
Posted on 04/01 at 10:14 AM
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