Monday, July 18, 2011
Seasonal economic trade patterns appear to be intact based on the most recent batch of monthly data from Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers.
Posted on 07/18 at 10:00 AM
Supply Chain •
The supplier of logistics systems for the factory, warehouse, and distribution center has expanded the company’s customer service infrastructure to increase lifecycle support offerings.
Posted on 07/18 at 06:54 AM
Thursday, July 14, 2011
A cloud pioneer sees more manufacturers and distributors taking to the cloud
Great benefit occurs by focusing on the fastest moving items in the pick line. As a next step, gain from evaluating slower moving items should not be overlooked as these items typically constitute 70-80% of the total warehoused products. The whitepaper, "Slotting Your Next Move: Improving Warehouse Picking Efficiency through Slow Mover Positioning and Selector Strategies," points out the potential for increasing selector productivity, further reducing warehousing costs, and achieving enhanced benefit by also evaluating the slower moving items in the pick line.
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
The International Warehouse Logistics Association announces the first metric-driven, facility-output-based sustainable logistics program for warehouse operations in North America
Caines will have full operating responsibility for Kenco Logistic Services, LLC (KLS) and Kenco Transportation Services, LLC (KTS).
The May 2011 Index represents an increase of 32% from the May 2010 Index of 131.
Crown Equipment announced that a fleet of 35 Crown FC 4500 Series counterbalanced, fuel cell-powered forklifts were delivered to Coca-Cola Bottling Co.
Monday, July 11, 2011
Looking for money to fund a new warehouse management system (WMS)? Try looking for savings outside the DC.