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Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Modern spends 60 seconds talking to MHI's director of membership about the Young Professionals Network and Modex 2016.
Posted on 03/01 at 12:55 PM
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Stringent service levels and the pursuit of efficiencies leave no room for downtime, making business continuity essential to operational excellence.

By implementing periodic maintenance programs, telematics and Web-based fleet management services, lift truck managers can monitor fleet performance, increase productivity and reduce expenses.
Posted on 03/01 at 05:38 AM
FeaturesLift TrucksToyota Material HandlingCrown EquipmentMROYaleHysterUniCarriersMarch 2016Permalink


Automated warehouses increasingly run the risk of derailing hundreds of orders if mechanization goes down at the wrong time. MRO provisioning best practices protect against extended downtime by assessing which spares are most critical and keeping spares up-to-date, organized and accessible.
Posted on 03/01 at 05:37 AM
FeaturesAutomationStorageIntelligratedDematicHytrolSDI GroupMROW&H SystemsPermalink


Monday, February 01, 2016

For a new facility in Chicago, DHL Global Forwarding converted to electric lift trucks. The result? Better uptime and a cleaner environment.

DHL Global Forwarding relies on electric lift trucks, rack and floor storage, and supply chain execution software to efficiently and quickly receive and prepare freight for export around the globe.

The Georgia World Congress Center Hall B is preparing to host more than 25,000 visitors at Modex 2016—the materials handling industry’s premier trade show and educational conference this year, sponsored by MHI.
Posted on 02/01 at 06:34 AM
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Bringing the planning and execution worlds together is a classic problem, but one that can be solved with additional planning tools that sit between corporate forecasting and WMS.

By staying ahead of the curve, facilities can increase induction accuracy, even as the sizes and shapes of packages continue to diversify.

Companies are recognizing the need to marry the interests of stores and distribution centers, but it’s not always easy to determine what is for better or for worse.
Posted on 02/01 at 06:13 AM
FeaturesTechnologyAutomationWarehouseAutomationWitronDematicFortnaFebruary 2016RetailSchaefer Systems InternationalSt. OngePermalink



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