Tuesday, July 02, 2013
Within the material handling industry, there are numerous opportunities to positively impact our environment because it provides the equipment that enables the optimum flow of goods that is essential to a vibrant economy.
This whitepaper will describe the importance of achieving sustainability through efficiency and waste reduction, which can increase productivity in operations.
Posted on 07/02 at 12:25 PM
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Growth on par with 16.4% growth in 2011, which followed only 3.9% growth in 2010.
Monday, July 01, 2013
According to the Gartner, Inc. report, "Supply chain service providers are
combining software, highly skilled employees and enabling technologies to
deliver capabilities that augment existing supply chain organizations." The
report also states that, "These Cool Vendors illustrate the emerging delivery
models and services in supply chain management."
Following a month which saw its lowest levels since June 2009 and its first contraction since November 2012, manufacturing activity in June recovered some of its lost ground, according to the Institute for Supply Management’s monthly Manufacturing ISM Report on Business.
Posted on 07/01 at 01:40 PM
The cost to support and secure mobile and wireless devices skyrockets each time a device needs attention, whether it be for a software version update, device reconfiguration or to upgrade firmware. IT labor, diagnosis and training costs, plus the user's time lost to "docking" a device or handing it over to sit in the IT department can add up to a significant number of hours of wasted employee time.
With AS/RS, voice-directed picking and high-speed sortation, Wirtz Beverage Illinois takes the lead in wine and spirits distribution.
Wirtz Beverage uses both cutting edge automation and conventional processes to move product through its new facility.
The market for supply chain management software continued to grow in 2012, with strong growth predicted for the future, too.