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By Roberto Michel · January 16, 2017
With labor costs and complexities rising in the face of omni-channel fulfillment, the combination of slotting and labor management system functions are helping drive better efficiencies.
By Bridget McCrea · January 15, 2017
With e-commerce sales climbing by double-digit numbers every quarter, here are some best practices warehouse and DC managers can try to work better, smarter and faster.
<p>Norm Kukuk, executive vice president of marketing for ORBIS Corporation, and new chairman of the board of directors for RPA.</p> By Josh Bond · January 13, 2017
20-year reusable packaging industry veteran Norm Kukuk named chairman of the board of directors.
By Bob Trebilcock · January 13, 2017
Automatic guided vehicles have reduced lift truck traffic, created a safer environment and fully automated the movement of finished goods from production to storage in LEDVANCE’s Kentucky plant.
By Josh Bond · January 13, 2017
The demographics of technician hiring and retiring do not paint a pretty picture for the near- or long-term future of the technical workforce. The lift truck industry is attacking the shortage head-on with improvements and initiatives designed to grow the technicians of tomorrow—today
By Bridget McCrea · January 13, 2017
What new trends and opportunities will emerge for both shippers and software vendors this year in the transportation management systems (TMS) market? We gathered three of our top supply chain software analysts to see where they think the market is headed.
By Michael Levans · January 13, 2017
It’s a vast understatement to say that e-commerce has changed the way the supply chain game is played.
By Sara Pearson Specter · January 13, 2017
Latest printer applicators engineered for high-speed, e-commerce parcel labeling can minimize downtime.
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By Admin · January 13, 2017
To meet customer's ever-increasing service expectations and improve their business efficiency, companies are looking to their supply chain operations – especially material handling and warehouse operations managers.
By MMH Staff · January 12, 2017
Modern Materials Handling editors sat down with Vice chair, Automation Solutions Group (ASG); business development at Swisslog, Bill Leber
By Josh Bond · January 12, 2017
Electric equipment offers more data, which is only as good as the practices to apply it.
By Josh Bond · January 12, 2017
Vertical lift modules replace a mezzanine to save space, increase speed and improve ergonomics.
By Josh Bond · January 12, 2017
A migration from Windows to fully rugged Android devices frees up time and money for business growth
By Noel P. Bodenburg · January 11, 2017
Strategically positioned PACK EXPO East houses education and innovative solutions
By Jeff Berman · January 5, 2017
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—came in at 57.2 in December (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth), matching November’s reading, while eclipsing the 12-month average of 55.0 and remaining at its highest level over the last 12 months, with the highest reading prior to that being October 2015’s 59.1.

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