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The Evolution of Dock Equipment Has Begun
Unlike nearly every other aspect of distribution centers and manufacturing plants, loading docks have not been altered—until recently, that is.
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By Mary C. Holcomb, Ph. D., Professor, University of Tennessee Karl B. Manrodt, PH. D., Professor, Georgia College and State University · September 20, 2016
Indecision revolving around three complex supply chain elements—transportation, technology and organizational structure—finds many companies waiting to commit to a strategic path. However, waiting too long will only result in a competitive disadvantage that will be difficult to overcome in today’s fast-paced, global economy.
By Bob Trebilcock · September 1, 2016
Running short of space in its old facility, Destination Maternity Corp. built a new, highly automated DC driven by an integrated warehouse management and execution system. The result is a strategic weapon helping to drive the business forward.
By Roberto Michel · September 1, 2016
Warehouse management systems (WMS) are the main modes for inventory control and fulfillment management in DCs, but many legacy systems have been in service for 15 to 20 years or more and weren’t designed to accommodate e-commerce needs. Here’s what rises to the top of the list in today’s WMS decisions.
By Josh Bond · September 1, 2016
Exacting service levels have driven the convergence of software solutions from discrete functions to a more holistic platform. The success of each software package is no longer measured by performance in a given silo, but in the overall mission to achieve optimal customer satisfaction. Supply Chain Software Insight, Warehouse Management Software, WMS Advice
By Josh Bond · September 1, 2016
Consumer demands are transforming supply chains, and a successful 3PL must be a partner in its customers’ transformations. The result: A substantial increase in services and capabilities. Third Party Logistics Tips for Success, Customer relationships and third party logistics
By Chris Lewis · September 1, 2016
Unlike nearly every other aspect of distribution centers and manufacturing plants, loading docks have not been altered—until recently, that is. History of Dock Equipment, Loading Dock evolution, Loading Dock Equipment Evaluation, Innovations in Dock Equipment
By Sara Pearson Specter · September 1, 2016
Retail distribution operations turn to automation and software to support handling practices that strengthen customer loyalty.
By Bob Trebilcock · September 1, 2016
American Eagle’s new DC is built around an inbound conveyor and sortation system, six multi-level pick modules and a warehouse execution system.
By Patrick Burnson · August 31, 2016
In the midst of rapid 3PL market growth, cultural shifts in consumerism and technological disruptions are putting more pressure on the collaborative efforts between logistics managers and their service partners. Our panel sets out to help shippers thrive in the new era of bigger, more dynamic 3PLs. Third Party Logistics Discussion, 3PL Insights 2016, 3PL Discussion
By John D. Schulz · August 31, 2016
Once the domain of the green eyeshade set, today’s freight payment and auditing companies are enjoying new markets with sophisticated online data mining and analytics capabilities. Best practices are saving big dollars for industry and shippers.
By LM Staff · August 1, 2016
Over the last two years, LM readers watched a flurry of mergers and acquisitions in the third-party logistics provider (3PL) market result in a few “mega 3PLs” adding the pieces they felt necessary to keep pace with the demands of more global, digital supply chain operations.
By LM Staff · August 1, 2016
Figuring out appropriate freight movements on the high seas has always been a bit of a chess match for global shippers. And as readers of Logistics Management have learned over the past year, the game could get even more complicated as shippers try to make sense of quickly shifting ocean carrier alliances and partnerships.
By LM Staff · August 1, 2016
Over the past two years, so much of our ocean freight and ports coverage centered around the labor/management struggles at the U.S. West Coast ports as well as the pending opening of the expanded Panama Canal.

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