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Filed in July 2011

Friday, July 01, 2011

When footwear maker Rocky Brands integrated its WMS and WCS, the results were improved visibility, better inventory control, and impressive productivity gains.
Posted on 07/01 at 07:35 PM
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Warehouse management and control systems are the key components to order fulfillment processes at Rocky Brands’ revamped distribution center.
Posted on 07/01 at 03:55 PM
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The supply chain software rebound is underway. Following a tough 2009, supply chain software was up in 2010.
Posted on 07/01 at 02:56 PM
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There are many ways to unitize a load, but the common goal for most operations is to stabilize and protect products while they are in motion.

Companies in the warehouse management system software space are no longer confined to the four walls of a warehouse. They are evolving and reaching out into other areas of the supply chain, providing functional and flexible tools to end users.

Changing business conditions are encouraging customers to demand customized lease agreements.
Posted on 07/01 at 01:46 PM
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SIFCO Industries installs an overhead monorail and trolley hoist system to move aircraft parts safely through the electroplating process.

Burke Flooring installs freestanding articulated jib crane to maintain productivity, as well as improve safety and ergonomics in its manual end-of-line palletizing process.

Whether driven by reducing costs or by new business strategies, our panel of experts says that rethinking your distribution network has become more important than ever.
Posted on 07/01 at 12:38 PM
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Rocky Brand’s distribution team faced a pretty daunting network design issue as well as a new customer service challenge


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