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By mmckeon · 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.
By MMH Staff · October 21, 2015
Tempered outlook reflects concerns over impact of China slowdown and strong dollar, according to PwC’s Q3 2015 Manufacturing Barometer.
By MMH Staff · October 21, 2015
New digital community is designed to support collaboration and sharing for people involved with all aspects of the supply chain.
<p>TICO president Akira Onishi, TIEM president and CEO Takafumi “Alex” Zensho, and Indiana Governor Mike Pence.</p> By Josh Bond · 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.
By MMH Staff · October 19, 2015
New IDC Manufacturing Insights report assesses technology adoption among smart manufacturing products.
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By mmckeon · October 19, 2015
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.
By Bob Trebilcock · 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.
By Jeff Berman · October 14, 2015
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.
By MMH Staff · October 13, 2015
Company joins select group of integrators that will help integrate the robot into small parts assembly applications.
By MMH Staff · October 13, 2015
Honeywell survey illustrates U.S. and European DCs working to support omni-channel distribution.
By MMH Staff · October 12, 2015
US robot installations up 11%; global market value including support services estimated at $32 billion for 2014.
<p>In his new book, Yossi Sheffi examines how the best companies manage risk and resilience.</p> By Bob Trebilcock · October 12, 2015
In a global economy, the beat of a butterfly’s wings in one part of the world can truly lead to a supply chain disruption on the other side of the globe. In his new book, Yossi Sheffi describes how the best companies prepare for modern vulnerabilities and develop corporate resilience.
<p>In his new book, Yossi Sheffi explores supply chain resilience in an age of new, bigger, and more frequent disruptions.</p> By Bob Trebilcock · October 12, 2015
Yossi Sheffi talks about his new book, The Power Of Resilience: How The Best Companies Manage The Unexpected, and how the best companies are balancing the risks involved in new products, new markets, and new processes—all crucial for growth—and the resilience created by advanced risk management.
<p>There are many factors to consider before reshoring, says Rosemary Coates. She will detail them at the Supply Chain Outlook Summit.</p> By Bob Trebilcock · October 12, 2015
Half of large U.S. companies are bringing some of their manufacturing processes back onshore. But it’s not as simple as turning out the lights in one locale and setting up shop in another, says reshoring expert Rosemary Coates.
By MMH Staff · October 9, 2015
Events to include tabletop exhibitions of products and services from leading robotics companies.

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