Distribution Center

By MMH Staff · January 10, 2018
Depending on your application, vertical labels can improve productivity, accuracy and consistency.
By MMH Staff · January 8, 2018
4PL and 3PL partner to open the first of five locations slated to open around the United States within the next six months.
By MMH Staff · December 28, 2017
A look at Modern's 2017 cover stories highlights each company's unique journey and common goals.
By Jeff Berman · December 18, 2017
3PL operators and facility owners are benefiting from a rapidly rising rate of product returns, as many retailers outsource reverse logistics operations to cut costs and gain maximum efficiencies.
By MMH Staff · November 22, 2017
Partnership combines Optricity's slotting algorithms and patented processes with Bastian Solutions’ expertise in facility layout and design.
By Jeff Berman · November 15, 2017
Online sales create instant short-term demand for warehouse and distribution center space, a potential headache for retailers.
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By MMH Staff · November 9, 2017
Repurposing existing or closed retail space as hybrid retail/ distribution hubs streamlines fulfillment and gives consumers more control over the delivery or pickup of their orders.
By Mike Levans · November 5, 2017
As more Automatic Data Capture (ADC) technology is being put to work, we see more innovation unfold.
By Roberto Michel · October 31, 2017
As e-commerce fulfillment pressure continues to climb, our annual survey points to the many changes taking hold—from more investment in automated approaches to piece picking, more use of robotics, increased interest in throughput metrics and general process improvement.
By MMH Staff · October 26, 2017
Labeling success stories and horror stories prove the value of testing...and testing some more.
By Jeff Berman · October 16, 2017
Recent data issued by industrial real estate firm CBRE in its U.S. Industrial Availability Index continues to highlight the decline of the average availability rate for United States-based warehouses and distribution centers, with the third quarter rate heading down ten basis points to 7.7, its lowest availability rate going back to 2001.
WEBCAST
By MMH Staff · October 5, 2017
Come get an insider's view of the latest technologies for inside your Distribution Center. You'll learn which technologies are being piloted, which are having success and moving from concept to implementation and into production on the maturity scale, and what's coming on the horizon.
By MMH Staff · October 4, 2017
Transaction marks Lawson Products’ fifth and largest acquisition in 24 months, more than doubles sales in Canada.
By Karen E. Thuermner · October 2, 2017
The warehousing and distribution center (DC) market in Western Europe is experiencing one of the highest levels of rental growth ever recorded. Here’s where the action is and what you need to know if you’re expanding your EU operations.
By MMH Staff · September 29, 2017
The proper selection and usage of dock equipment can improve safety and productivity.

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Rochester Drug Cooperative: Robots ready for work
It’s still early stages, but Rochester Drug Cooperative is proving that mobile robotic piece...