Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Commerce reported that July retail sales at $439.8 billion were flat compared to June and up 3.7 percent compared to July 2013, and NRF said that July retail sales, which exclude automobiles, gas stations, and restaurants, were up 0.1 percent annually and up 4 percent on an annual unadjusted basis.
Posted on 08/13 at 12:45 PM
This white paper outlines a calculation for estimating the true cost of mispicks in order fulfillment to an operation. It also presents technology solutions to improve pick accuracy, and shares a calculation for determining the savings they can deliver. Download the complimentary white paper.
Award was created to recognize supply chain management and logistics professionals age 30 and under.
Twenty-five-year veteran of the material handling industry held previous roles at MHI member companies Unarco Material Handling and Interlake Mecalux.
The Buyer’s Guide Companion provides guidance about the proper selection of crane and hoist systems and covers various issues such as a system’s terminology and usage.
Jacobson, a leading contract logistics and transport provider in the US market, will be acquired for $750 million in cash in a deal expected to close in mid-September.
Twenty-two year veteran previously held executive roles with BoxLogix Automation, Intelligrated, FKI Logistex, Pyramid Controls and Lexis-Nexis.
Pruning a portfolio of SKUs is hard, but the benefits far outweigh the pain.
Optimizing inventory is a challenge for many organizations. Ed Frazelle talks about the steps to getting it right.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Supported by the Michigan Business Development Program, the expansion will include an engineering center, upgrades to the existing facility and new high-speed assembly equipment.
Posted on 08/12 at 11:13 AM
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