Wednesday, March 26, 2014
The fair is expected to attract more than 1,000 exhibitors from 40 nations and occupy more than 1,291,600 square feet of exhibition space.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
How will the industry manage a 54% increase in the number of SKUs?
Warehouse strategies are turning to multimodal data collection technologies. Projected growth of 113% to 142% for multimodal data collection -- barcoding, mobile devices, RFID, voice, pick-to-light -- will enhance workflows and position the facility to be more flexible and productive
Monday, March 24, 2014
Supply chain managers face a coming shortage of talent. The best should be putting strategies in place now to prepare for the future.
Battery Watering Technologies has recently announced a partnership with Wetac Motive Power to provide distribution for battery watering systems and accessories throughout Europe.
Friday, March 21, 2014
The future was on display in Atlanta.
FMC Technologies announced today a definitive agreement to divest its material handling products business to Syntron Material Handling,an affiliate of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Private Capital Solutions.
As of July 1, 2014, MacroAir will end its manufacturing relationship with 4Front Industries by granting the company a license to manufacture its own line of high volume, low speed (HVLS) fans under the Kelley and Serco brands.
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Thursday, March 20, 2014
A shift in the traditional warehouse software model is underway. The rise of e-commerce and growing adoption of automation to solve order fulfillment labor, speed and accuracy challenges is driving the need for a new real-time fulfillment execution systems software model.
Fulfillment execution systems usher in an era of real-time adaptive workflow for optimized omnichannel fulfillment and unprecedented efficiency and accuracy.
Have I mentioned software?
Today marks the conclusion of Modex 2014, four days of comprehensive problem solving and networking to provide solutions to the complex manufacturing and supply chain challenges faced by industry today.