By Bob Trebilcock · March 1, 2014
For DSW, a cross-belt sortation system has reduced labor costs, improved productivity and increased in-stock levels in the store. More importantly, it is setting the stage for future growth.
By Bob Trebilcock · March 1, 2014
High-speed, cross-belt sortation enables better customer selection and service at DSW’s retail stores.
By Josh Bond · March 1, 2014
As Internet sales surge and customer expectations intensify, companies are working to create a web of inventory visibility, fulfillment speed and order accuracy.
By Bob Trebilcock · January 28, 2014
Hy-Tek's purchase of Conveying Solutions illustrates a trend: The industry is consolidating from the bottom up.
By Bob Trebilcock · January 1, 2014
In its new Ohio distribution center, sports apparel distributor Fanatics has created a state-of-the-art e-fulfillment center.
By Bob Trebilcock · January 1, 2014
Fanatics distribution center was built to minimize storage and maximize picking across more than 500,000 SKUs.
By Josh Bond · January 1, 2014
Built on a software foundation, the targeted use of automation is helping warehouses improve themselves, their supply chains and the customer experience.
By MMH Staff · December 23, 2013
The acquisition of the Bigfork, Montana-based Upturn enhances Dematic solutions and expands its capability into distribution center workflow, asset and inventory management, and preventative maintenance.
By Bob Trebilcock · December 1, 2013
North American manufacturers are expanding operations and increasing output. Here’s how the materials handling industry is enabling the emerging comeback.
By Bob Trebilcock · November 1, 2013
One of the nation’s best known retailers of luxury goods, Neiman Marcus’ new facility was designed for crossdocking, store replenishment and e-commerce.
By Bob Trebilcock · November 1, 2013
A high-speed conveyor and sortation system flows goods from the receiving dock to the shipping dock, with some conventional storage and picking.
By Josh Bond · November 1, 2013
With intelligent circuit boards, dexterous handling and ultra-low maintenance, new technologies illustrate how what’s underneath the product can help a company stay on top.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2013
Pick rates increase threefold, topping out at 1,000 items per hour.
By Bob Trebilcock · October 1, 2013
It’s early in the game, but the materials handling industry is looking at new ways to use Big Data to maintain equipment, deliver services and manage processes.
By Bob Trebilcock · September 12, 2013
Executive editor Bob Trebilcock gives his final thoughts on the recent Material Handling & Logistics Conference held in Park City, Utah

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