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By MMH Staff · May 30, 2017
Winners revealed at Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference in Phoenix, AZ, Unilever retains the top spot in rankings as Amazon joins the "Masters."
By Bridget McCrea · August 3, 2016
As the lines between the large enterprise resource planning (ERP) providers and best-of-breed supply chain management applications continue to blur, the ERPs are now moving to create holistic, end-to-end “hubs” that incorporate multiple trading partners, providers and even customers. State of ERP 2016, Enterprise Resource Planning update 2016,
<p>Logistics is an information industry, Cisco’s Jack Allen told the Tuesday keynote crowd</p>

By Roberto Michel · April 5, 2016
The Internet of Things (IoT) has seen its share of hype, but along with other advanced technologies, it is entering a phase of practical productivity benefits that can be tapped by supply chains today, Cisco’s Jack Allen said at Tuesday’s keynote address.
By Roberto Michel · April 1, 2016
Integrated platforms for supply chain execution apps are folding in distributed order management (DOM) solutions and processes, which often need data from systems for inventory management or store labor to arrive at optimal fulfillment options for customers and retailers.
By MMH Staff · January 29, 2016
New courses and certifications help information technology and operations technology workers gain the skills to manage converged industrial networks.
By Bob Trebilcock · June 1, 2015
Cisco says the warehouse of the future will focus on automation and integration across the supply chain. That doesn’t necessarily mean automated materials handling.
By MMH Staff · December 24, 2014
A look back at Modern's 2014 cover stories.
<p>Voice is the enabling technology that allows the Wyoming Liquor Division to pick and ship all orders received before noon for next day delivery, says division director Dan Noble.</p> By Bob Trebilcock · July 31, 2014
A voice-over IP solution is driving new efficiencies in case and bottle picking.
By Roberto Michel · July 1, 2014
Equipment uptime and diagnostics among top-use scenarios, but experts agree that it is still early days for IoT adoption.
By Bob Trebilcock · May 1, 2014
With a new voice-directed picking system, Wyoming Liquor Division is handling more split-case picking, additional SKUs and higher customer service levels.
<p>Zondervan’s $240,000 voice investment is clearly paying off. In the first 13 days that the system was up and running, accuracy improved by 56.7 percent.</p> By Maida Napolitano · July 12, 2010
Order picking with voice is undergoing yet another transformation. Since its pioneering days in the 1990s, voice picking consisted of predominantly proprietary hardware and software solutions, then to open hardware and to today's thin clients.
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From the October 2017 Modern Materials Handling Issue
An early adopter, Rochester Drug Cooperative is using robotic piece-picking technology to complement picking of slow-moving items. System report for Rochester Drug Cooperative, Robotic picking and inventory management, Innovative distribution center robotics solutions , IAM Robotics case study
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