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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.
By Bob Trebilcock · April 1, 2015
AcuSport’s new distribution center features multiple picking methodologies designed to lower the cost of the company’s auto-replenishment program.
By Josh Bond · April 1, 2015
Building on their success in 2013, the Top 20 sustained growth in 2014 and are on track for continued improvement this year.
By Josh Bond · April 1, 2015
Though often characterized by feast or famine, this year’s view into warehouse and distribution center spending plans instead strengthens a pattern of deliberate investment. Today, readers are determined to get the most out of every dollar spent.
By Josh Bond · April 1, 2015
Fleet costs don’t stop at the purchase price, and expanded collaboration between fleet managers, dealers and finance partners is changing the way fleet costs are managed over time.

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