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By MMH Staff · March 7, 2017
Modern’s annual Productivity Achievement Awards honor companies that have made exceptional operational improvement through materials handling systems.
By Sara Pearson Specter · March 7, 2017
Emerging trends in products and packaging are sprouting innovative picking and packaging technologies for the food and beverage market.
By Bridget McCrea · March 2, 2017
WMS vendors are stepping up to the plate and developing functionalities and solutions that meet the complex needs of today’s companies. Our top analysts take a peek into these developments and discuss the DC of the future and the software that will support it.
By Robert J. Trent · March 2, 2017
The world of supply chain management is exciting, challenging and rapidly changing. According to supply chain managers and executive leaders at a Fortune 50 company, these five trends are affecting the design and management of supply chains.
By Roberto Michel · March 1, 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 Patrick Burnson · March 1, 2017
There’s a dawning awareness of the importance of a reverse logistics strategy—especially in light of the critical role it now plays in e-commerce. Our experts say that level of thinking will not only help improve customer service, but will contribute significantly to an organization’s bottom line.
By LM Staff · February 28, 2017
In an era where effective supply chain collaboration is both highly valued and elusive, Logistics Management and SMC³ shine the spotlight on some of the nation’s best examples in its annual awards ceremony.
By Bob Trebilcock · February 7, 2017
J&J Vision Care brings together a variety of automated technologies, including an innovative goods-to-person picking solution, at its Jacksonville DC.
By Roberto Michel · February 7, 2017
In warehouses and DCs, planning solutions tend to take a back seat to execution system functions. Vendors are working to boost the trust factor using tools that break down forecasts and blend with analytics.
By Josh Bond · February 7, 2017
To meet increasingly extreme demands, automated storage systems in distribution and manufacturing applications are working to take the static out of storage and keep product and enterprise on the move. Automated Storage Solutions for warehousing. Automated Storage and retreaval
By Josh Bond · February 6, 2017
A seemingly simple step, receiving is an opportunity to make or break efficiency later in the distribution process.
By Patrick Burnson · February 2, 2017
The flurry of buyouts and consolidation in the ocean cargo arena has shippers scrambling to book space and reconfigure supply chains this season. Meanwhile, logistics managers must make sense of new rumors that yet another major player may be for sale.
By Sriram Narayanan, Vallabh Sambamurthy and Thomas Y. Choi · February 1, 2017
There are more options for purchasing Cloud-based supply chain software applications than ever. The key is realizing the value and savings promised by Cloud vendors.
By Patrick Burnson · January 31, 2017
While most of the world withdraws inward, Southeast Asia is practicing effective cooperation between the state and private sectors to improve its logistics infrastructure and services to attract even more multi-national interest.
By Bridget McCrea · January 31, 2017
By taking the process to the product, mobility enables a more streamlined, more accurate and faster approach to warehouse and DC management in today’s e-commerce age.

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