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.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Tempered outlook reflects concerns over impact of China slowdown and strong dollar, according to PwC’s Q3 2015 Manufacturing Barometer.
New digital community is designed to support collaboration and sharing for people involved with all aspects of the supply chain.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
A rare plant shutdown sent more than 1,000 employees into the sun for live music, a pig roast and photo opportunities with the facility's 500,000th lift truck.
Monday, October 19, 2015
New IDC Manufacturing Insights report assesses technology adoption among smart manufacturing products.
In this white paper, we'll explore the concept of the perfect order, review factors that can help determine what the perfect order might be for your facility, share the strategies other companies are using to attain the perfect order and provide solutions that all companies to increase order accuracy without having to make the cost and time investment that's typically associated with reaching perfect order status.
Posted on 10/19 at 09:14 AM
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Kardex Remstar •
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
You might wonder what a materials handling guy was doing at a planning conference. But with a new certification in transportation, logistics and distribution, APICS is becoming relevant to our industry.
Commerce reported that September retail sales at $447.7 billion were up 0.1 percent compared to August, following a 0.2 percent July to August increase, and were up 2.4 percent compared to September 2014. And the NRF reported that September retail sales, which exclude automobiles, gas stations, and restaurants, were up 3.3 percent annually and down 0.1 percent on a seasonally-adjusted basis compared to August.
Posted on 10/14 at 09:56 AM