Monday, June 06, 2011
WMS, SCMP, WCS, LMS and more - Modern’s
readers offer insights into their use of software, from (alphabet) soup to nuts.
Despite a backdrop of negative jobs reports, sluggish home sales, and cautious consumer spending, the non-manufacturing sector remains in decent shape based on the results of the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Non-Manufacturing Report on Business, which showed growth for the 18th consecutive month in May.
Friday, June 03, 2011
You may never have heard of Lenze, but if you're using automated materials handling, their processors and drives could be part of your system.
Thursday, June 02, 2011
Freedonia Group sees turnaround in demand as manufacturing increases.
Wednesday, June 01, 2011
German auto parts manufacturer febi bilstein is reaping big gains from materials handling automation. Here’s what the company learned when it automated conventional distribution processes.
Febi’s new distribution center uses unit- and tote-handling automated storage, conveyor and goods-to-person picking in an ergonomic work environment.
If you think AGVs, or automatic guided vehicles, are a mature technology, think again. Since 2005, the industry has seen an unparalleled level of innovation.
Forming a high-quality unit load is the goal of every type of palletizing process. Here’s a look at how palletizing equipment puts product into a neat palletized load so it arrives at its destination safely and in good condition.
After four straight months of rapid growth in the manufacturing sector to kick off 2011, the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported today that overall activity was down somewhat in May.
Tired of throwing good money after bad, fleet managers are turning to training, technology, and dealer support to better understand when to replace, repair or retire.