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By Josh Bond · July 1, 2015
Following heavy investment in 2014, many users of supply chain software have backed off from spending as they settle into their new systems. Nonetheless, the software market continues to steadily grow as concerns fall away.
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By Josh Bond · July 1, 2015
The market for conventional solutions continues to rise, even as innovative variations help the industry chart a new course.
By Sara Pearson Specter · July 1, 2015
With operational flexibility and safety best practices guiding automotive manufacturing facilities, automatic guided vehicles and carts are now doing more than just bring components and kitted parts to lineside workers.
By Bridget McCrea · July 1, 2015
A look at what’s new in voice, mobile and pick-to-light technology for today’s warehouses and distribution centers.
By Josh Bond · July 1, 2015
Popular online grocer cuts scrap rate, reduces IT burden with cloud-based warehouse management system.
By Josh Bond · July 1, 2015
Production uptime saves $1.5 million with browser-based enterprise labeling solution.
By Josh Bond · July 1, 2015
The system quickly configures requirements and blends orders for multiple clients in each building.
By Bob Trebilcock · July 1, 2015
Modern spends 60 seconds talking to 60-year industry veteran about the future of the industry.
By Josh Bond · June 22, 2015
Workers no longer need flashlights to read technical drawings.
By Jeff Berman · June 1, 2015
Faced with service issues and declining performance metrics, rail and intermodal providers are keeping investment levels at record highs as they continue to work through the current challenges to get back to pre-recession performance levels.
By By Robert Giacobbe, Robert J. Pitts, and Michael R. Reiss, Accenture · June 1, 2015
With an integrated strategy in place as part of a digital supply network, companies can strategically source transportation events more efficiently. Here’s how to begin the assessment of your internal and external operations on the way to gaining a critical edge.
By Bridget McCrea · June 1, 2015
We define the meaning of “supply chain software convergence,” show how it’s being put to work in logistics operations, and share how vendors are stepping up to offer platforms that work seamlessly with one another in an effort to solve today’s complex challenges.
By John D. Schulz · June 1, 2015
Fueled by NAFTA, trade between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico is booming. But not knowing the nuances and fine print can be costly for U.S.-based business wishing to take advantage of burgeoning, neighboring markets. Here’s how to best play the NAFTA transportation game.
By Roberto Michel · June 1, 2015
ERP vendors who focus on the SME market seek to rival Tier 1 WMS vendors on deeper warehouse management functionality—while playing “suite card” on e-commerce and ERP foundation.
By Bob Trebilcock · June 1, 2015
At the healthcare distributor’s Libertyville, Ill., distribution center, mobile robots are handling totes, filling orders and enabling growth.

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