Distribution Center

By Bridget McCrea · July 11, 2017
With 200+ locations, this 105-year-old food retailer is leveraging a Cloud transportation management system (TMS) to streamline inbound and outbound freight activities at its 1.3-million-square-foot distribution center in Central Pennsylvania.
By MMH Staff · June 30, 2017
New facility to reduce total cost of ownership for customers through shortened lead times, increased flexibility and agility.
By MMH Staff · June 20, 2017
How to improve performance by identifying risk, planning accordingly, pursuing upgrades and fostering a culture of continuous improvement.
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 MMH Staff · May 18, 2017
Windows will stop supporting its mobile operating system in 2020, leaving devices vulnerable to attack. While that may seem like a lifetime away, savvy DC operators need to develop a migration plan.
By Kate Kotecki, Contributing Editor · May 9, 2017
By taking a fresh look at their cycle counting practices, warehouse and DC teams are creatively using existing technology and resources to expand their cycle count benefits.
By Josh Bond · May 8, 2017
Distributor transitions from paper-based to voice-based execution ahead of facility move. WMS, Warehouse Management Systems upgrades using Voice Technologies, Distributors us voice picking technology to promote growth.
By MMH Staff · May 3, 2017
Whether for new warehouses or expansions, several key preparation steps can ensure warehouse labels and signs meet needs and go-live date.
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By Admin · April 13, 2017
Today’s distribution centers are under increasing pressure to reduce costs and increase margins. But higher productivity and lower errors cannot be achieved by simply layering new software and hardware on top of inefficient processes
By MMH Staff · March 22, 2017
Rapidly evolving customer preferences have a substantial impact on supply chain operations.
By MMH Staff · March 22, 2017
Inventors challenged to create solutions for the ever-increasing volume of material in warehouses and distribution centers.
By Bob Trebilcock · March 9, 2017
Lawson Products built a new distribution center to optimize its network, package and kit products, and deliver better customer service to its branch DCs and customers.
By Bob Trebilcock · March 8, 2017
Distribution center and warehouse managers who think they’re not in the center of the supply chain are kidding themselves. We talked to managers, consultants and academics about the supply chain processes most likely to impact DCs today.
By MMH Staff · January 4, 2017
Third biennial report shows 25% increase in consumers receiving an incorrect item for a second time after returning an incorrect order.
By Jeff Berman · December 8, 2016
The industrial real estate firm pointed to myriad factors for better than good market conditions in 2016, which it said are likely to continue in 2017, including: low interest rates, strong consumer spending, and e-commerce activity continuing to heat up. And on top of that JLL cited how potential future infrastructure investment, coupled with continued company expansion, could serve as demand drivers for future warehouse and distribution center development, too.

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