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2017 Software User Survey: Evaluate, purchase, upgrade
Readers are buying and replacing warehousing and distribution center software in 2017, but not before they do their own homework.
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By Bob Trebilcock · May 1, 2015
Modern spends 60 seconds talking to Scott Sopher at Deloitte about a recent survey conducted with MHI.
By Patrick Burnson · April 1, 2015
Irrespective of age, gender, or experience, the most highly compensated logistics managers are those with the best formal educations. But academics and job recruiters say leadership acumen, the ability to adapt to technology, and “cultural skills” are not to be discounted, especially over the long term.
<p>More perishables, food, and consumer products—particularly during peak season—are driving up demand for air cargo space.</p> By Patrick Burnson · April 1, 2015
Consumer confidence is up, fuel costs are down, and trade is growing—all factors that are pulling the air cargo sector out of the doldrums. Our panel of industry experts examines the resurgence and shares how shippers can now work with carriers to mitigate risk and optimize their global supply chain operations.
By Dagmar Trepins · April 1, 2015
While the European economy is combating the Greek debt crisis and the EU Commission is calling for unity, the transport and logistics industry is sticking to the motto: “business as usual”—now more than ever. How will the EU continue to develop economically and politically in an effort to tighten it’s relations with U.S. partners? The answer remains open.
By Bridget McCrea · April 1, 2015
As automated data collection (ADC) technologies become affordable and ruggedized, a wider swath of logistics operations are turning to a range of equipment and software to gain efficiencies and meet the growing demands of their customers.
<p>Mary Grim, AcuSport’s vice president of operations</p> By Bob Trebilcock · April 1, 2015
A goods-to-person picking solution moved AcuSport from conventional to automated DC processes. The result is lower fulfillment costs and better customer service.
By Bob Trebilcock · April 1, 2015
AcuSport’s new distribution center features multiple picking methodologies designed to lower the cost of the company’s auto-replenishment program.
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By Josh Bond · April 1, 2015
Building on their success in 2013, the Top 20 sustained growth in 2014 and are on track for continued improvement this year.
SPECIAL REPORT
By Josh Bond · April 1, 2015
Though often characterized by feast or famine, this year’s view into warehouse and distribution center spending plans instead strengthens a pattern of deliberate investment. Today, readers are determined to get the most out of every dollar spent.
By Josh Bond · April 1, 2015
Fleet costs don’t stop at the purchase price, and expanded collaboration between fleet managers, dealers and finance partners is changing the way fleet costs are managed over time.
By Bridget McCrea · April 1, 2015
Initially focused on the transportation component of the supply chain, the modern day 3PL offers a range of services to support warehousing and distribution.
By Josh Bond · April 1, 2015
Improved airflow boosts employee comfort while slashing energy costs.
By Josh Bond · April 1, 2015
Warehouse creates seasonal cold storage capabilities to serve needs of owner and tenant.
By Josh Bond · April 1, 2015
Bulk warehouse facilities achieve better lighting with 50% fewer fixtures and big energy savings.
By Josh Bond · April 1, 2015
Including an occupancy sensor, the new system also saves more than 1 million kWh annually.

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