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By Dr. Luca Urciuoli · June 27, 2017
Enterprises engaged in using waste products as raw materials for bio-commodities help companies and countries to meet their sustainability goals. But to be successful they also must be commercially viable.
By Bob Trebilcock · March 8, 2017
Distribution center and warehouse managers who think they’re not in the center of the supply chain are kidding themselves. We talked to managers, consultants and academics about the supply chain processes most likely to impact DCs today.
By MMH Staff · May 11, 2016
Acquisition to expand machine learning and operations analytics capabilities in packaged goods, high-tech, life sciences and industrial sectors.
By Patrick Burnson · October 12, 2015
Students who excel in a semester’s worth of graduate-level classes online and who pass a comprehensive proctored exam can earn an MITx MicroMaster’s credential.
By MMH Staff · June 30, 2015
Mike Rowe of Dirty Jobs and speakers from Coca-Cola, MIT and Caterpillar to headline conference on innovations that are transforming global supply chains.
By MMH Staff · June 1, 2015
Robotic piece-picking system bests 27 teams from around the world to claim $20,000 prize.
By Josh Bond · April 24, 2015
Forum founder discusses challenges and opportunities.
By Patrick Burnson · April 15, 2015
The MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics (CTL) invites readers to participate in a short survey regarding Supply Chain Visibility in their organizations.
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 Bob Trebilcock · January 23, 2014
At MIT’s Research Expo 2014, the future of supply chain was on display
By MMH Staff · November 13, 2012
Advisory Board to Help Manufacturers with Technology Transformation.
By MMH Staff · July 25, 2012
Leaders from academia and the technology industry will work together to share ideas and plan ways to help the U.S. manufacturing industry transform.
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From the October 2017 Modern Materials Handling Issue
An early adopter, Rochester Drug Cooperative is using robotic piece-picking technology to complement picking of slow-moving items. System report for Rochester Drug Cooperative, Robotic picking and inventory management, Innovative distribution center robotics solutions , IAM Robotics case study
Injecting agility into WMS implementation
The Big Picture: Business as Unusual
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