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<p>A modern high-bay warehouse by Swisslog.<br />Image courtesy of Swisslog.</p> By Bob Trebilcock · July 8, 2010
A new Swisslog solution uses overhead mobile robots for goods-to-person picking. Markus Schmidt, a senior vice president with Swisslog, answers how business is doing during an interview for a story on robotic materials handling solutions.
<p>The Container Forecaster (formerly the Drewry Container Market Quarterly) aims to provide liner shipping participants, investors and observers with a comprehensive analysis and forecast of both global demand and supply.</p> By Patrick Burnson · July 7, 2010
The good news released recently by Alphaliner about more carrier activity has been countered by Drewry Shipping Consultants’ latest Container Forecaster, which posits the idea that a “peak season” may fail to materialize.
By Bob Trebilcock · July 6, 2010
What can we learn from ten companies where Made In The USA still means something.
By Bob Trebilcock · July 2, 2010
It's all about mobility and wireless in the supply chain, says VDC Research.
By Jeff Berman · July 1, 2010
With the first half of the year officially in the books, now is a good time to assess how things are going in the supply chain/logistics/freight transportation sectors.
By Bob Trebilcock · June 29, 2010
After a tough 2009, the market for mobile computing and wireless solutions is bouncing back, says VDC Research. Participate in a survey and have your voice heard.
By Patrick Burnson · June 29, 2010
Vital international movements of airfreight could be delayed, and costs will increase, because European and U.S. security regulations are incompatible.
By Patrick Burnson · June 28, 2010
Beacon Economics' forecast for the U.S. economy continues to be optimistic - in the short run
By Bob Trebilcock · June 25, 2010
Robotic materials handling is coming to the warehouse and distribution center.
By Patrick Burnson · June 23, 2010
The Act-- a legal vestige of American protectionism mandating that all goods transported between U.S. ports to be built, owned, and operated by U.S. vessels – has been waived in the recent past when Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf.
By Bob Trebilcock · June 22, 2010
Get ready for RFID in the cloud, says VDC's Drew Nathanson.
By Jeff Berman · June 21, 2010
Greetings from Atlanta. I am at the eyefortransport 3PL Summit. This is the fifth year I have made the trip down from New England for this event.
By Bob Trebilcock · June 18, 2010
Visualization - using graphical images on a screen - could be the next step forward in WMS technology, according to Tecsys and Next View Software.
By Patrick Burnson · June 17, 2010
While most shipping analysts maintain that the undervalued Chinese Yuan should still be a concern for U.S. exporters, there are those who say that surging demand may make it less of an issue in the near future.
By Patrick Burnson · June 15, 2010
While we have observed that Southern California ports have gained market share in recent months due to a surge in Asian exports, it is worth noting that the outbound ocean cargo gateways in China are also thriving.

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