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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.
By MMH Staff · January 5, 2017
Inaugural Toyota Material Handling North America University program selects proposals including research into forklift operator behaviors and the Internet of Things.
By Bob Trebilcock · January 4, 2017
After years of writing about supply chains, Tompkins is building out an ambitious e-fulfillment network for retailers and e-tailers.
By MMH Staff · January 4, 2017
Third biennial report shows 25% increase in consumers receiving an incorrect item for a second time after returning an incorrect order.
By MMH Staff · January 4, 2017
Acquisition expands Descartes’ content solutions with comprehensive logistics trade data.
By MMH Staff · January 4, 2017
Winners to be announced during ProMat 2017.
<p>The team from MSU placed third – pictured here with corporate sponsors<br />
(l to r) Mike Riba, Shell Oil Company; Michael Forbes, Northrop Grumman; MBA student Rachal Snider; MBA student Robert McElmurry; Stanley Griffis, associate professor of supply chain management; Judith Whipple, team adviser and associate professor of supply chain management; MBA student Kevin Xujin; Michelle Braun, General Motors Foundation; and Chuck Doyle, Ford Motor Company.</p> By MMH Staff · January 4, 2017
Nine of the 15 top-ranked supply chain management schools compete in simulation.
By Jeff Berman · January 3, 2017
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure growth, came in at 54.7 in December, a 1.3 percent gain over November, as well as turning in the highest PMI reading since December 2014’s 54.9. December’s PMI is the highest over the last 12 months and is 3.2 percent above the 12-month average of 51.5, with the over all economy growing for 91 months in a row.
By MMH Staff · December 23, 2016
For all the political turmoil across the globe, 2016 was by all accounts very good for the supply chain, which saw acquisitions, investments, technological advancements and record growth.
By MMH Staff · December 22, 2016
A look at Modern's 2016 cover stories highlights each company's unique journey and common goals.

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