IKEA

By MMH Staff · September 3, 2014
The lean, one-way system makes use of a lightweight, L-shaped unit load transport device—The OptiLedge. These pallet alternatives not only result in unit loads that are integral to the packaged product during its storage and distribution, but they also improve efficiency and are recyclable.
By Bob Trebilcock · May 2, 2013
Global shippers take note. When it comes to export, paper pallets are gaining traction, especially outside of North America
By MMH Staff · November 30, 2011
Home furnishing retailer says it can save millions in transportation costs.
By Bob Trebilcock · August 25, 2011
IKEA’s new DC employs a global warehouse design and best practices to serve a growing regional market.
Latest Whitepaper
Gaining Efficiencies Through End-to-end Warehouse Automation
Warehouse and distribution center managers in B2B and B2C have never been under more pressure to scale up their operations to meet customer demands in the new, digital economy. Warehouse Automation Custom digital issue, Peerless custom Automation white paper. Warehouse Automation research papers.
Download Today!
From the September 2016 Issue
The fashion retailer has used warehouse execution software and automation to create a true omni-channel distribution center.
Lift Truck Tips: Knowledge is Power
Software system gives new facility a competitive edge
View More From this Issue
Subscribe to Our Email Newsletter
Sign up today to receive our FREE, weekly email newsletter!
Latest Webcast
5 Emerging Technologies Enabling Competitive Advantage for Distribution
Come hear about the latest in each-picking robotics, co-bots, artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles, sensors, drones and droids that are enabling competitive advantage for distribution.
Register Today!

EDITORS' PICKS
American Eagle Outfitters’ omni-channel journey
The fashion retailer has used warehouse execution software and automation to create a true...
The data-driven lift truck
Now that manufacturers and distributors are using the data from their automated systems to drive...

Destination Maternity: Destination Automation
Running short of space in its old facility, Destination Maternity Corp. built a new, highly...
Hibbett Sports: Faster, Flexible and Efficient
A high-speed conveyor and sortation system at Hibbett Sports’ Alabama distribution center speeds...