Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Innovation was on display in Atlanta
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Coming off of the holiday shopping season, January retail sales turned in positive performances and showed signs of slow but continuing economic improvement, according to data from the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF).
Thanks to wireless technology, Mobile Powered Workstations (MPWs) are opening up new frontiers of efficiency and productivity. These workstations with integrated power supplies can maneuver computers, printers, scales, barcode scanners, etc., to wherever they are needed.
Friday, February 10, 2012
The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association reported that its December 2011 Booked Orders Index was 213. Index in December is up 64 points or 43% from November 2011’s Index of 149 (1990=100). The December 2011 Index represents an increase of 34% from the December 2010 Index of 159.
Thursday, February 09, 2012
Preferred Freezer Services takes materials handling automation to a new level in a New Jersey warehouse.
Today marks the conclusion of MODEX 2012, four days of comprehensive problem solving and networking to provide solutions to the complex manufacturing and supply chain challenges faced by industry today.
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Wednesday, February 08, 2012
The Crisplant tilt tray sortation system was a sight for sore eyes for end users who visited the Beumer Group (Booth 2315) at Modex 2012.
SDI Group USA (Booth 707) showcased its new Sortrak flexible sortation unit at Modex this week.
Retailers can now fulfill their customers from anywhere they have inventory, said Tom Kozenski, vice president of product strategy for RedPrairie (Booth 405), a provider of supply chain software solutions that extend from the point of manufacture to the point of sale.
Datria (Booth 828) rolled out two new enhancements to its voice over Internet (VoIP) voice recognition solutions at Modex on Wednesday. Both products are designed to give supervisors and managers visibility into real-time activities and control over their operations.