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By Charlie Tanner · April 8, 2015
What is it that your customers want from your warehouse and logistics operations? Top challenges for warehouses and supply chains are customer demand for lower delivered costs, faster response times, and increased customer service expectations, according to The 2015 MHI Annual Industry Report.
By MMH Staff · April 7, 2015
Powerful search and download capabilities improve user access to products, information and resources.
By MMH Staff · April 7, 2015
The contents of the mock warehouse at Raymon'd booth included 12,000 pounds of food and essentials valued at more than $14,000.
By Jeff Berman · April 6, 2015
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—was 56.5 in March, which was 0.4 percent below March and also 0.6 percent below of the 12-month average of 57.1. Economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector has grown for the last 62 months, according to ISM.
By Patrick Burnson · April 6, 2015
Survey reveals average age of material handling system is 15.3 years old; 35% off companies have at least one system more than 20 years old.
By Charlie Tanner · April 6, 2015
Trends and realities continuously challenge warehouse operators increasing the pressures to operate efficiently and deliver optimal service levels. Add omni-channel retailing strategies, more discerning customers, and the need to replace aging equipment and platforms to the mix, and it's clear that warehouse and DC managers really do have their work cut out for them.
By MMH Staff · April 3, 2015
Company assesses 114 processes, justifies replacement of homegrown WMS.
By MMH Staff · April 3, 2015
The global list's combined space under management up 6.5% from last year, North American list up 4%.
By MMH Staff · April 3, 2015
NIEM renamed Global Components Technologies Americas.
By MMH Staff · April 3, 2015
PMMI currently offers six tests and plans to add Programmable Logic Controllers 2 later this year.
By MMH Staff · April 2, 2015
New senior operations planner and consultant Fernando Meneses brings 15 years of experience in materials handling.
By MMH Staff · April 2, 2015
Founded in 1915 as a producer of coal mining equipment, the company now employs 14,000.
By MMH Staff · April 1, 2015
Bill to direct $5 billion in funding to 1,600 infrastructure projects throughout the state.
By Jeff Berman · April 1, 2015
The PMI, the ISM’s index to measure growth, fell 1.4 percent to 51.5 (a PMI of 50 or greater represents growth), declining for the fifth straight month since reaching 57.9 in October 2014. And it is 4 percent below the 12-month average of 55.5. The March PMI is at its lowest level since May 2013’s 50.1.
<p>Mary Grim, AcuSport’s vice president of operations</p> By Bob Trebilcock · April 1, 2015
A goods-to-person picking solution moved AcuSport from conventional to automated DC processes. The result is lower fulfillment costs and better customer service.

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