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By MMH Staff · May 6, 2015
PallCon’s pallets and top frames are designed and manufactured to meet customer performance and reusable target numbers, ultimately reducing waste in the packaging stream.
By Jeff Berman · May 5, 2015
Two prominent supply chain organizations—APICS and the American Society of Transportation and Logistics (AST&L)—announced this week they plan to merge.
By Jeff Berman · May 5, 2015
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—was 57.8 in April which was 1.3 percent above March and also 0.5 percent above the 12-month average of 57.3. Economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector has grown for the last 63 months, according to ISM.
By Bob Trebilcock · May 5, 2015
Forget cost cutting. Innovation and sustainability are the most important factors in business today. The companies that get it right can still win in a flat economy, says ISM CEO Tom Derry.
By MMH Staff · May 5, 2015
Pregis is partnering with four institutions (Cal Poly State University, Clemson University, University of Wisconsin, Stout and Michigan State University) with packaging curriculums.
By MMH Staff · May 4, 2015
The award recognizes companies that have developed, supported, or implemented measurable and innovative reusable solutions in a business-to-business supply chain.
By Jeff Berman · May 1, 2015
A mixed bag may be the most appropriate way to characterize the current state of manufacturing based on the most recent edition of the April edition of the Manufacturing Report on Business issued by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) today.
By Bob Trebilcock · May 1, 2015
In Northern California, the nation’s largest distributor of wine and spirits has built a state-of-the art facility that sets a new industry standard for automated distribution.
By Bob Trebilcock · May 1, 2015
Southern Wine & Spirits’ Northern California DC was designed to maximize throughput and accommodate growth for years to come.
By Josh Bond · May 1, 2015
Digital connections are spreading throughout the industry, enabling mobile, automated and real-time processes. But when opportunity overshadows security risks, new technologies can increase your exposure.
By Josh Bond · May 1, 2015
Rack design is moving from the concrete to the C-suite as more users quantify the impact of storage on process efficiency.
By Roberto Michel · May 1, 2015
WMS vendors have integrated key “execution” apps like LMS, slotting and TMS with their core systems, creating platforms for execution. The latest generation of these platforms also may weave in distributed order management, supply chain planning and demand management while building in flexibility for rapidly shifting fulfillment requirements.
By Josh Bond · May 1, 2015
Fabric curtain walls separate workers from temperature, noise and equipment traffic.
By Josh Bond · May 1, 2015
Voice-directed picking spreads like wildfire through the distribution network, improving productivity by 25%.
By Josh Bond · May 1, 2015
The most wasteful service call is the one that didn’t need to be made in the first place.

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