Big Data

By Michael Levans · October 10, 2017
Find out the latest news on innovation in the Materials Handling industry for the month of October 2017.
By Bridget McCrea · August 29, 2017
As global supply chains become more complex and customers more demanding, the race is on to develop software applications that can effectively manage and make sense of the zettabytes of data being generated by our digital world.
By Bridget McCrea · August 24, 2017
Embracing the data-driven culture in today’s DCs and warehouses could pay off for your facility—large or small.
By MMH Staff · July 12, 2017
Modern Materials Handling staff sat down with John Reichert Chairman of Integrated Systems Solutions Group (ISSG) at MHI
By Bob Trebilcock · May 30, 2017
Increasingly, supply chains are all about the data. The hard part is finding the resources and talent to put it to use.
WEBCAST
By LM Staff · May 23, 2017
The pressure to reduce cost is a fundamental part of every organization today leaving many supply chain professionals constantly renegotiating rates. This webcast examines four areas that may hold untapped savings potentials and even help organizations negotiate better rates.
By Josh Bond · September 1, 2016
Exacting service levels have driven the convergence of software solutions from discrete functions to a more holistic platform. The success of each software package is no longer measured by performance in a given silo, but in the overall mission to achieve optimal customer satisfaction. Supply Chain Software Insight, Warehouse Management Software, WMS Advice
By John D. Schulz · August 31, 2016
Once the domain of the green eyeshade set, today’s freight payment and auditing companies are enjoying new markets with sophisticated online data mining and analytics capabilities. Best practices are saving big dollars for industry and shippers.
By Bob Trebilcock · August 1, 2016
Now that manufacturers and distributors are using the data from their automated systems to drive their facilities, they’re turning to the next opportunity for improvement: the wealth of data collected by their lift trucks.
By Patrick Burnson · June 7, 2016
With the complex economic and global trade environment pushing rates higher and capacity tighter, shippers and their procurement teams are under pressure to nail down the right suppliers and transportation partners—while squeezing as much value as possible out of their transportation network.
WHITE PAPER
By MMH Staff · February 23, 2016
Will Big Data, the Internet of Things and connected environments driven by sensor technologies be the drivers behind these improvements?
By Bob Trebilcock · September 17, 2015
At its first user conference, Honeywell unveiled its vision for sensing and data collection technologies in the future - move beyond devices to software, analysis and value.
By John D. Schulz · September 1, 2015
Using analytics and Big Data, the next generation of freight bill payment and auditing companies comb all aspects of freight transportation operations to highlight supply chain efficiency improvement opportunities.
By Josh Bond · August 25, 2015
83% of surveyed manufacturers either already have IoT implementations in place or plans to deploy within a year.
By Sarah · October 1, 2014
The data generated when shippers buy and sell goods typically includes dozens of key fields including dates, volumes, transit times, prices, accessorial costs, locations, and most recently dimensions.

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From the October 2017 Modern Materials Handling Issue
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