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Thursday, February 24, 2011
Solo Cup’s new distribution center in Georgia combines materials handling automation with manual processes for higher productivity and greater throughput.
After hurricanes damaged its Orlando warehouse, Lockheed Martin used lean principals to design a new facility delivering big results.
Thursday, February 17, 2011
Report indicates that more and more companies are finding value in the practice’s ability to take costs out of the system, manage inventory levels, increase efficiencies and accommodate unpredictable customer demand.
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Thursday, January 27, 2011
At FloraHolland, RFID technology moves flowers from the receiving docks to storage areas.
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.
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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.