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Monday, September 01, 2014

For years the materials handling industry has focused on providing great solutions for its customers. Maintenance services are the next area of focus.

As software interfaces and vehicle components improve, users of automatic guided vehicles are becoming less reliant on others to use and maintain their own fleets.

TMS and YMS expand on integration and supply chain visibility capabilities, gaining a better handle on warehouse constraints in the process.
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As customer expectations parallel those in retail, industrial distributors are breaking out of traditional solutions to meet the e-commerce challenge.

Modern spends 60 seconds talking to Ed Frazelle about inventory strategy.

Location system boosts dock door utilization while eliminating manual checks in the yard for NYK Logistics.

Hopewell Logistics establishes and maintains standards with mobile dashboards and real-time visibility.

Blended with light-directed picking, voice picking supports peak season and variable SKU locations for Internet retailer.

This month in Modern, Trebilcock gives us his next Big Picture, one that represents a logical progression based on automation’s unmistakable importance in our new world. He digs into the emerging best practice of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) in materials handling.

Taller and smarter narrow aisle lift trucks help operators navigate threats to productivity.


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