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Tuesday, September 01, 2015

The leading supplier of western wear accessories installed a WMS, conveyor and batch picking at its new facility. As a result, the company is no longer dealing with backlogs while accommodating growth.
Posted on 09/01 at 09:00 AM
FeaturesAutomationConveyorsSeptember 2015HoneywellHytrolHighJump SoftwareEnVistaSupply Chain SoftwarePermalink

A WMS, bar code scanning and conveyor and sortation system have significantly increased productivity and throughput at M&F Western Products.
Posted on 09/01 at 08:57 AM
FeaturesAutomationConveyorsSeptember 2015HoneywellHytrolHighJump SoftwareEnVistaCrown EquipmentPermalink

Modern’s annual reader survey shows how trends in pallet use point to priorities around cost control, customer compliance and operational efficiencies. More customers are asking for pallet type changes and having minor availability issues with used wood pallets, while pallet cost and durability continue to be dominant decision factors.
Posted on 09/01 at 07:36 AM
FeaturesPackagingPalletsSeptember 2015Peerless Research GroupReader SurveyPermalink

Experts make the case for elevating the humble roles of pallet and packaging design from a fragmented race for savings to a central part of an optimized supply chain.
Posted on 09/01 at 07:32 AM
FeaturesPackagingPalletsSeptember 2015ChainalyticsORBISBig PictureMillwoodWhite & CompanyPermalink

Whether mobile, stationary or collaborative, piece-picking robotic solutions are gradually learning the ropes in warehousing and distribution.

Moving from an afterthought to a key component of e-commerce and omni-channel facilities, today’s packing stations are unclogging bottlenecks and improving order fulfillment productivity.

The ability to ship anything from anywhere—to anywhere—within a short timeframe isn’t the only trend that’s shaping the retail supply chain. Modern explores the key trends taking place in 2015 (and beyond).
Posted on 09/01 at 07:21 AM
FeaturesSupply ChainSeptember 2015RetailAuburn UniversitySupplementBrian GibsonPermalink

New paperboard packaging cuts labor costs and eliminates product damage for long and narrow products.

Hospital system reorganizes medical supply room to improve patient care through new supply chain practices.

Vertical lift modules ensure accurate and secure access to thousands of critical maintenance parts.

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