Tuesday, April 02, 2013
Having something to base a wide amount of criteria in the 3PL sector can be challenging for shippers. The Gartner Group’s recent release of its Magic Quadrant for Global Third-Party Logistics Providers aims to help alleviate some of those challenges, which can help shippers to better understand 3PLs and their capabilities when evaluating and selecting a set of providers to meet their needs, according to Gartner.
Monday, April 01, 2013
In many organizations, maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) inventory accounts for a significant slice—as much as 40 percent—of the annual procurement budget. Yet it is still not managed with the level of rigor typically applied to production inventory. There are five basic practices that can quickly close the gap with best practices in MRO inventory management.
Posted on 04/01 at 04:40 PM
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While some of its key metrics saw sequential declines, manufacturing growth continues to head in the right direction, according to monthly Manufacturing Report on Business from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).
Posted on 04/01 at 01:17 PM
Uniting the resources, service and brand promise of two companies for a stronger market presence and broader range of products and technical service.
At Scotts Miracle-Gro, a fleet management program keeps the pallets moving.
Lift trucks, stretch wrap and floor storage are at the heart of Scotts’ distribution activities.
Modern’s 16th annual survey of the world’s leading materials handling systems suppliers shows the top performers have held their ground, even as the rest of the list climbs steadily upward.
With new distribution requirements and more investment in automation underway, Modern set out to find how readers are now approaching the use of conveyors and sortation systems.
Racks and shelves are not standing still as efforts to improve speed and productivity reshape traditional approaches to storage.