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Filed in April 2013

Monday, April 01, 2013

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.
Posted on 04/01 at 07:45 AM
FeaturesSpecial ReportAutomationWitronApril 2013IntelligratedDematicInterlake MecaluxTGW SystemsDaifuku WebbPermalink


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.
Posted on 04/01 at 07:41 AM
FeaturesSpecial ReportAutomationConveyorsApril 2013CEMASortationReader SurveyPermalink


Racks and shelves are not standing still as efforts to improve speed and productivity reshape traditional approaches to storage.

The DC is in the middle of a transformation in the way retailers interact with customers.
Posted on 04/01 at 07:32 AM
FeaturesBest PracticesAutomationApril 2013Automatic Data CaptureIntelligratedDematicFortnaDaifuku WebbRetailPermalink


End-user qualified for energy rebates after installing improved seals around leveler and pit.

High-volume fans reduce condensation, prevent mold and speed brick production.

With suppliers jumping on the RFID bandwagon and more deployments looming on the horizon, the future of RFID remains promising. Here are the market drivers that continue to push ADC/RFID adoption and examples of facilities that are putting it to work.
Posted on 04/01 at 07:24 AM
FeaturesRFIDApril 2013Automatic Data CaptureMotorola SolutionsIntermecVDC ResearchGS1 USSupplementPermalink


An increasing number of logistics managers are using labor management systems to monitor productivity, identify bottlenecks, and optimize the workforce. Here’s how they’re getting it done.
Posted on 04/01 at 07:20 AM
FeaturesApril 2013GartnerARC Advisory GroupSupply Chain SoftwareTranSystemsLMSSupplementAberdeenPermalink



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