Tuesday, November 01, 2011
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.
Friday, October 28, 2011
Camera-based imaging is one of the fastest-growing areas of data capture.
Thursday, October 27, 2011
A 15-minute walk-through of a facility can tell more about operations than an hour in the conference room.
Until you get the basics right, you'll never get the most from other systems or processes.
Once, consumers took it on faith that their orders would arrive. Today, they want visibility into your stock, their orders and the expected delivery times. That takes more than elves.
Hyster understands the unique demands and challenges of today's fleet manager. And we have created a video that showcases how some of the toughest, most reliable lift trucks on the market can help you meet those challenges head on. Every single day.
Posted on 10/27 at 10:14 AM
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Voice-directed warehouse applications are improving distribution efficiency in industries from grocery and foodservice distribution to apparel and industrial supply.
How does a fast-growing retailer speed the right products at the right prices and at the right time to its stores? For Do It Best Corp., one of the fastest-growing hardware lumber building materials cooperative in the industry with 4,100 member-owned stores, the answer was to replace manual, paper-based order fulfillment processes at 8 retail service centers with voice-directed picking on multi-modal mobile computers.
The Manufacturing Institute, the affiliate of the National Association of Manufacturers, has announced new partners in the development of the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics career pathway in manufacturing.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
With the United States manufacturing base accounting for roughly 11 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), domestic manufacturers are not only dealing with a declining base on the home front, they are also facing major disadvantages when it comes to doing business in the United States compared to global competitors.