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By Chris Lewis · March 1, 2016
By implementing periodic maintenance programs, telematics and Web-based fleet management services, lift truck managers can monitor fleet performance, increase productivity and reduce expenses.
By Roberto Michel · March 1, 2016
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.
By Patrick Burnson · February 1, 2016
Ten Southeast Asian countries launched a long-term plan to achieve regional economic integration within the next 10 years to better compete with China, Japan and South Korea. However, transportation infrastructure must be rapidly improved for this to happen.
By Patrick Burnson · February 1, 2016
Our panel suggests that carrier consolidation will continue, but will be largely confined to specific trade lanes and commodity niches. In the meantime, shippers and carriers must cooperate at an unprecedented level for sustainable solutions to emerge.
By Bridget McCrea · February 1, 2016
We examine the key drivers of global trade management (GTM) software growth and why more shippers will need to put it to work in the near future.
By Roberto Michel, Contributing Editor · February 1, 2016
Distribution centers are dealing with more inventory and more SKUs than ever, and the need to fill orders for multiple channels is making inventory management more important and more complex. Here’s a list of tips for the omni-channel era.
<p>Brian Lindholm, executive vice president, central region, DHL Global Forwarding</p> By Bob Trebilcock · February 1, 2016
For a new facility in Chicago, DHL Global Forwarding converted to electric lift trucks. The result? Better uptime and a cleaner environment.
By Bob Trebilcock · February 1, 2016
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.
By Sara Pearson Specter · February 1, 2016
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.
By Roberto Michel · February 1, 2016
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 Chris Lewis · February 1, 2016
By staying ahead of the curve, facilities can increase induction accuracy, even as the sizes and shapes of packages continue to diversify.
By Josh Bond · February 1, 2016
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.
By Josh Bond · February 1, 2016
With minimal disruption, new and old cabinets reduce footprint and improve inventory management.
By Josh Bond · February 1, 2016
Successful mezzanine project duplicated in second warehouse.
By Josh Bond · February 1, 2016
Narrow-aisle equipment reduces touches and enhances operator comfort and safety.

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