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By Bob Trebilcock · July 14, 2017
On Long Island, the country’s premier distributor of wine and spirits turned to shuttle and case dispensing technology to add new life to an old DC.
By Roberto Michel · July 13, 2017
While automated equipment at today’s warehouses can be at the heart of their success, any single piece of automation needs to be balanced with upstream and downstream processes, raising the importance of software to sync the flow of work and ensure the heart of the system keeps ticking.
By John D. Schulz · July 12, 2017
E-commerce continues to fuel a boom that’s tempered by overcapacity, rate pressures, sluggish demand and political doubt. The result: “cognitive dissonance” that finds a $1.4 trillion market scratching its head.
By Jeff Berman · July 12, 2017
In a marketplace that’s seeing a slew of new entrants and significant technological advances, the truckload brokerage market finds shippers and carriers alike seeking out the highest visibility and the best value in a fiercely competitive environment.
By Bridget McCrea · July 11, 2017
With 200+ locations, this 105-year-old food retailer is leveraging a Cloud transportation management system (TMS) to streamline inbound and outbound freight activities at its 1.3-million-square-foot distribution center in Central Pennsylvania.
By Patrick Burnson · July 11, 2017
No rest for the weary. State of the Third Party Logistics industry 2017. Logistics management looks at the trends in the Third Party Logistics market.
By Patrick Burnson · July 11, 2017
Volume growth finally beginning to take off
By Patrick Burnson · July 11, 2017
Carriers must optimize networks
By Jeff Berman · July 11, 2017
Volumes and service continue on an upswing
By John Schulz · July 11, 2017
Turbulent market roils with consolidations and “muted” freight demand
By John D. Schulz · July 11, 2017
Revived sector benefits from proprietary networks, e-commerce boom
By Bridget McCrea · July 11, 2017
From augmented reality to the “voodoo of voice” to the sunset of Windows mobile operating systems, here are five voice-related trends that are impacting warehouses and DCs right now.
By Patrick Burnson · July 7, 2017
Transport infrastructure and frequency of ocean and air connections drive the competitiveness of emerging markets again this year, as analysts rate “market connectedness” as a key economic indicator for expansion.
By Bridget McCrea · July 4, 2017
Readers are buying and replacing warehousing and distribution center software in 2017, but not before they do their own homework.
By Roberto Michel · June 14, 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.

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