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Monday, July 29, 2013
As the market continues to move to a buy anywhere/ship from anywhere/deliver to anywhere model, distribution is one of the fastest-changing processes in the world of logistics. With the number of online and mobile orders on the rise, manufacturers and distributors are grappling with how to best control their costs while serving customers across multiple channels of distribution.
Friday, July 19, 2013
The idea of robotic solutions isn't something new. For years, robots have been handling many of the dirty, dangerous, dull or inaccessible tasks in manufacturing plants.
However, with rapid technological advancement breaking down past barriers of entry, robotic solutions are making their way into distribution and fulfillment centers.
We asked manufacturers from around the world, "What advice would you give your peers to optimize the lifespan and value of physical plant assets?"
Find out what they said.
Tuesday, July 02, 2013
Within the material handling industry, there are numerous opportunities to positively impact our environment because it provides the equipment that enables the optimum flow of goods that is essential to a vibrant economy.
This whitepaper will describe the importance of achieving sustainability through efficiency and waste reduction, which can increase productivity in operations.
Posted on 07/02 at 12:25 PM
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Monday, July 01, 2013
According to the Gartner, Inc. report, "Supply chain service providers are
combining software, highly skilled employees and enabling technologies to
deliver capabilities that augment existing supply chain organizations." The
report also states that, "These Cool Vendors illustrate the emerging delivery
models and services in supply chain management."
The cost to support and secure mobile and wireless devices skyrockets each time a device needs attention, whether it be for a software version update, device reconfiguration or to upgrade firmware. IT labor, diagnosis and training costs, plus the user's time lost to "docking" a device or handing it over to sit in the IT department can add up to a significant number of hours of wasted employee time.
Friday, June 07, 2013
Distributors and e-commerce companies in particular are seeking ways to improve processes and cut costs.
For warehouses filled with pallets, cases and pieces, filling orders can often be the most labor intensive and costly operating expense.
Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Advance Lifts Inc. of St. Charles, Illinois is proud to announce the release of their new "Scissors Lift Application Guide" white paper. This new white paper is a guide that addresses the general information necessary to select an appropriate lift for an application.
E-commerce is experiencing sustained growth of 20-30% each year and the Fashion industry is expected to become the largest subsection of this e-commerce market growth.
Within Fashion, Urban Outfitters Inc is a well-known, innovative specialty retailer facing unique challenges in its ever-growing Direct-to-Consumer logistics network.
Thanks to an increasing focus on efficient operation, greater accuracy and more nimble service, mobile computing technology is becoming a must-have for many businesses.
While there are many solutions to choose from, the majority of devices on the market are un-adaptable. In other words, they cannot evolve as business needs change or new technology/capabilities become available.
Posted on 05/08 at 08:22 AM
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