Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Joint report from Deloitte and MAPI highlights the need for manufacturing companies to take a proactive stance in managing both the expansion and optimization of their global footprints.
Posted on 10/28 at 12:52 PM
The mass production and mass customization that 3D printing affords industrial manufacturers are attractive to many facilities seeking to provide an increased level of customer service. While this is a useful sales tool, it can wreak havoc on the demands of manufacturing facilities' storage. Mass production means more inventory--learn how organization is critical to remaining profitable with increased inventory levels.
Posted on 10/28 at 12:45 PM
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Stainless steel distributor protects valuable fittings, speeds packaging and cuts costs with new orbital wrapping machine.
Materials handling is the largest segment by function in the industrial robotics market.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Device and wireless connectivity specialist announces facility expansion.
Acquisition adds to portfolio of ergonomic route distribution solutions.
Monday, October 26, 2015
Coming off of August, which saw both sequential and annual gains ahead of July, September shipments faltered, with total shipments at 913,757 down 8 percent compared to August and down 4 percent annually.
Posted on 10/26 at 10:20 AM
Friday, October 23, 2015
Comprehensive survey illustrates trends in utilization of lean programs and pay rates for lean champions.
This white paper outlines significant challenges facing businesses today and discusses how they can be addressed through more effective materials handling processes and equipment.
Posted on 10/23 at 09:09 AM
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Thursday, October 22, 2015
Obsolete warehouse hardware and software cannot keep up with increasingly complex fulfillment requirements, especially for multi-channel retailers.
Before these systems fail, businesses should evaluate the cost of doing nothing, along with options for updating distribution center design that modernizes and automates operations.