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Thursday, January 27, 2011
Patagonia incorporated energy efficient materials handling and recycled building materials into the design of a 171,000 square foot addition to its Reno distribution center.
Patagonia’s expansion project makes the most of handling cartons, pallets and parcels.
After a merger, Wilton Products consolidated its distribution processes in a redesigned DC that nearly tripled throughput.
Regular slotting ensures the efficient movement of product and orders through Wilton’s DC.
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
There’s a silver tsunami about to wash over the aging U.S. workforce, and the materials handling industry is directly in its path. Here’s a look at our older workers and how ergonomic solutions can keep them safe and productive.
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Modern’s readers weigh in on who’s using labor management and whether these solutions are really delivering value.
Companies need to make the investment in education, training and motivation necessary to convert labor into “human capital,” an asset that differentiates the winners from the also-rans.
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Thanks to an asset management solution, Mission Foods saves big on returnable containers.
Posted on 10/27 at 12:30 PM
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Tuesday, September 21, 2010
New framework is designed to reduce costs, assess capabilities and initiate continuous improvement process
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Friday, September 17, 2010
The best practice in reverse logistics is to prevent product from coming back in the first place. Since that’s unlikely, it’s important to understand why goods are returned and learn how to capture the greatest value from the process.