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By Chris Lewis · April 10, 2017
Having evolved from a pure maintenance focus, fleet telematics systems are working to perfect the basics.
By Bob Trebilcock · April 10, 2017
Supply chain technicians are in short supply. A new apprenticeship program may be part of the answer.
By Roberto Michel · April 10, 2017
Best practices like network segmentation, encryption and visibility into operations technology-level communications matter to today’s warehouse operators. While they need better uptime, they also must assure IT that sound security methods will be followed.
By Bob Trebilcock · April 5, 2017
How does a fastgrowing, e-commerce startup company build out order fulfillment capabilities? Thrive Market answered that question with its new facility in Indiana.
By Roberto Michel · April 4, 2017
Our annual survey of reader investment levels in materials handling equipment and technology shows that with e-commerce-related pressures growing, they’re bumping up investment in the key enablers for flexibility and efficiency.
By Josh Bond · April 4, 2017
After receiving determines what and how much, it’s time to figure out where and how it should go into storage.
By Bridget McCrea · April 4, 2017
Pushed to the limit by e-commerce and omni-channel, the modern DC needs flexible, safe and efficient conveyor and sortation solutions that support high-velocity operations.
By Roberto Michel · April 3, 2017
With the growth of e-commerce, the technology stack for distribution centers is expanding. We explore why WES/WCS software is gaining prominence and share how operations are expanding their use of data science.
By Bob Trebilcock · April 3, 2017
Thrive Market’s new Indiana DC was designed to meet the needs of a fast-growing e-commerce startup today and tomorrow.
By Bridget McCrea · March 31, 2017
As automation makes its way into more warehouses and DCs, a growing number of companies told Modern they’re looking to upgrade existing or add new equipment and software over the next two years.
By Josh Bond · March 31, 2017
Facility eliminates lighting maintenance and improves plant safety with LED light fixtures.
By Bridget McCrea · March 31, 2017
While adoption rates have remained relatively flat, yard management systems (YMS) are helping logistics operations turn that important space between the loading dock and the gate into a vital link in the supply chain.
By Roberto Michel · March 30, 2017
Wearable technologies are nothing new in warehouses. For decades, equipment such as ring scanners, arm-mounted devices, and voice headsets and terminals have made warehouse processes more productive and accurate. That doesn’t mean, however, that wearables are standing still.
By Patrick Burnson · March 30, 2017
Our panel of air cargo experts convenes to examine the issues air shippers face today regarding a surge in global demand, new regulatory measures and the ongoing refinement of service-oriented technologies.
By Dagmar Trepins, European Correspondent · March 30, 2017
New political developments from both sides of the Channel and the Atlantic still have shippers and logistics services providers scratching their heads. But where some see an element of uncertainly and discord, others see bright new opportunity.

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