Casebook 2012

By Josh Bond · October 22, 2011
M/D Totco’s newly upgraded 10,000-SKU, multi-purpose parts warehouse increased order accuracy from 98% to 99.5%.
By Josh Bond · October 22, 2011
After a manufacturer of earth-moving equipment experienced a spike in demand, it sought a heavy-duty plastic bin system and supplier. The solution addressed the company’s concerns about small parts inventory, organization and distribution throughout its manufacturing facilities. The company explained its need for a new inventory system consisting of a very large variety of bin sizes and colors to sort, organize and transport literally millions of small parts. The supplier’s ability to meet deadline commitments was crucial. If incoming parts arrived before the bins were available, it could have been disastrous.
By Josh Bond · October 22, 2011
Company once scrambling to keep up lets the DC do the work by itself.
By Josh Bond · October 22, 2011
Programmable suite of dock gear improves safety, reliability.
By Josh Bond · October 22, 2011
New dock doors resist lift truck impacts as well as hurricane-force winds.
By Josh Bond · October 22, 2011
Pharmaceutical company keeps contamination out and heat in with dock seals.
By Josh Bond · October 22, 2011
Mobile powered workstations bring improvements to Mississippi assembly plants.
By Josh Bond · October 22, 2011
Automated bar coding the secret ingredient for inventory accuracy and production tracking.
By Josh Bond · October 22, 2011
Rolled out in 18 months, software helps distributor improve productivity by 35%.
By Josh Bond · October 22, 2011
A customer’s internal audit double-checked results to confirm perfect reports.
By Josh Bond · October 20, 2011
Distributor changes business model around seed bins that slash workload, improve safety.
By Josh Bond · October 20, 2011
Printer with Web-based software keeps transportation company on the right track.
By Josh Bond · October 20, 2011
Custom platforms enable accessibility on uneven surfaces.
By Josh Bond · October 20, 2011
The perfect container allows manufacturer to maximize cube in vertical carousel.
By Josh Bond · October 20, 2011
After meeting at a tradeshow, a custom packaging solution was just five weeks away.

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