February 2014

By Josh Bond · February 1, 2014
The multidisciplinary report provides a glimpse of 10 years out, offering insight into the current and future challenges facing the industry and giving practitioners a plan to move forward.
By Josh Bond · February 1, 2014
Our annual look into spending plans inside the four walls highlights growing interest in automation and software as workforce issues factor heavily into equipment investments.
SPECIAL REPORT
By Bob Trebilcock · February 1, 2014
The 2013 holiday season highlighted the importance of warehousing, distribution and materials handling processes. With Modex around the corner, five thought leaders take stock of what may lie ahead for our industry and our customers.
By Josh Bond · February 1, 2014
New solutions are improving productivity and retention among an increasingly diverse workforce.
By Roberto Michel · February 1, 2014
The supply chain software market is evolving toward platforms that optimize end-to-end processes and juggle constraints at all levels. Modern talked to a few leading suppliers who are making progress on this vision.
SPECIAL REPORT
By Roberto Michel · February 1, 2014
Warehouse and distribution center construction is making a comeback—and so is the desire to get back to green. Our facility design experts offer their take on the evolving benefits and share why sustainable design holds more value than ever.
By Bob Trebilcock · February 1, 2014
Modern spends 60 seconds talking to George Prest, CEO of MHI, about Modex 2014 and the future of our industry.
By Josh Bond · February 1, 2014
Pick-and-place module increases throughput while eliminating packaging breakage.
By Josh Bond · February 1, 2014
Consolidated facility reduces overhead costs, expedites repairs and doubles storage space.
By Josh Bond · February 1, 2014
Organization hopes to use a mezzanine for another 20 years after consolidating two facilities.
By Josh Bond · February 1, 2014
After matching the attachment to the application, it’s critical to ensure that the lift truck and its attachment are properly installed.
By Jeff Berman · February 1, 2014
Our distinguished trio of analysts provides insight into current parcel market trends and suggests that now, more than ever, high-volume parcel shippers need to carefully vet their providers, comparison shop, and match service levels to actual needs.
By Sara Pearson Specter · February 1, 2014
Make sure you take into account the properties of the liquid you need to move before choosing your container.
By Josh Bond · February 1, 2014
Vehicle restraint system communicates to lift truck operators as they enter or exit a trailer.
By Patrick Burnson · February 1, 2014
Shippers and their service providers are outlining plans for the new year by identifying pain points in the reverse loop. Key to that process is developing a returns management strategy designed to provide customers with multi-channel visibility.

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