John Hill

By jhill · October 27, 2011
A 15-minute walk-through of a facility can tell more about operations than an hour in the conference room.
By jhill · October 27, 2011
Until you get the basics right, you'll never get the most from other systems or processes.
By jhill · October 27, 2011
Once, consumers took it on faith that their orders would arrive. Today, they want visibility into your stock, their orders and the expected delivery times. That takes more than elves.
By jhill · September 22, 2011
Looking to cut your IT costs? An outsourced WMS may be the answer. But beware: While they will work for some, they aren’t for everyone.
By Sara Pearson Specter · March 8, 2011
This is the third installment in a three-part series on tips and tricks for attending ProMat 2011. Modern surveyed some long-time show attendees to see how you can make the most of ProMat 2011. Here are some of the best show survival tips.
By jhill · August 18, 2010
Without an educated and motivated workforce, labor management systems and tools will take you only so far.

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