Inventory

By Jeff Berman · November 11, 2011
While the economy is still not in a full-fledged recovery, the situation may not be as dire as it was a month ago, according to the most recent edition of the Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index.
By Jeff Berman · October 11, 2011
A consensus that has been oft-repeated lately is that Peak Season is likely to fall short of previously promising expectations. That was one of the main takeaways from a recent report published by the Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium, entitled Peak Season Trends and Strategies Survey Report.
By Jeff Berman · September 1, 2011
While manufacturing may be experiencing a bit of a slowdown, the overall numbers in the August edition of the Institute for Supply Management’s Manufacturing (ISM) Report on Business still point to growth.
By Jeff Berman · September 1, 2011
While manufacturing may be experiencing a bit of a slowdown, the overall numbers in the August edition of the Institute for Supply Management’s Manufacturing (ISM) Report on Business still point to growth.
By Jeff Berman · July 25, 2011
Sick of the talk and double-talk about the debt limit talks going on in Washington? Personally speaking, it is definitely starting to wear on me a little bit.
By MMH Staff · March 24, 2011
The new automated picking device features a 16-channel unit that can be rolled up to a conveyor, plugged into a 110-volt outlet without special cabling and dispense up to 2,000 pieces per hour.
By Sara Pearson Specter · March 21, 2011
ProMat attendees will find more than 700 exhibits, two keynotes, two educational tracks and 80 educational sessions spread over four days.
By Jeff Berman · March 3, 2011
The ISM’s index for measuring the sector’s overall health—known at the NMI—was 59.7 in January, a 2.3 percent increase from December. Like the ISM’s Manufacturing Report on Business, a reading above 50 represents growth.
<p><b><a href=VIEW THE SLIDE SHOW and see how the combination of cross-docking and flow-through distribution fuels growth at the Ohio-based fashion retailer Dots

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By banking on a combination of cross-docking and flow-through distribution to rapidly provide its customers with the latest fashions at affordable prices, the retailer has emerged as a force to be reckoned with in a highly competitive retail landscape.
By Bob Trebilcock · February 24, 2011
Technology and innovation inside the four walls are changing the face of inventory management and transportation operations. Are you ready for the brave, new world?
By Jeff Berman · January 3, 2011
The ISM’s Manufacturing Report on Business stated that the index the ISM uses to measure the manufacturing sector—also known as the PMI—was 57.0 percent in December, which was 0.4 percent higher than November.
By Jeff Berman · January 3, 2011
Even though many facets of the industrial real estate market are not close to a full recovery, one area in which appears to be growing are markets with strong logistics infrastructure that serve as distribution hubs to regions with large populations
By Josh Bond · December 29, 2010
Strained distributor improves speed and accuracy from the warehouse to the store shelf.
By Josh Bond · December 28, 2010
Creative partnership replaces multiple vendors with a single service provider.
By Jeff Berman · December 22, 2010
Data from Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, stated that the number of waterborne shipments entering the United States fell 2% from October to November.

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