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Sunday, November 01, 2015

Match the right-sized box to contents faster, easier with automatically captured dimensional data.
Posted on 11/01 at 07:09 AM
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Thursday, October 01, 2015

We’re living in a wonderful period of “realization,” where mangers are taking the time to examine exactly what they need in certain areas of an operation instead of throwing the kitchen sink at a problem and spending millions in the process.

Best practices account for the behavior of the operator and the equipment.
Posted on 10/01 at 06:53 AM
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Automating the print-and-apply process of combination shipping labels and packing slips can boost throughput and reduce costs.
Posted on 10/01 at 06:52 AM
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Tuesday, September 01, 2015

The most overlooked opportunities for greater supply chain optimization are pallet and packaging design—something we set out to fix this month in our Annual Packaging Issue.
Posted on 09/01 at 09:56 AM
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Narrow and very narrow aisle storage systems should strike a balance of costs and productivity, even as new solutions expand what’s possible in a limited amount of space.

For operations with multiple pack stations, automation can improve accuracy and productivity when handling pouches, envelopes and small parcels.
Posted on 09/01 at 07:01 AM
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Crown invited me to its flagship service center outside Chicago for a demonstration of their technician training program.
Posted on 09/01 at 06:48 AM
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While most high schools are focused on trying to prepare all students for college, many new graduates are underemployed while high-paying technical jobs in distribution and logistics are going unfilled. There has to be a better way.
Posted on 09/01 at 06:45 AM
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Modern talks to a regional manager of lifecycle support services about encouraging young people to consider a career as a technician.
Posted on 09/01 at 06:40 AM
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