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Filed in May 2012

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Multi-channel retailing has created unprecedented challenges for retailers that want one system to replenish stores, fill online orders and also accommodate in-store pick up.

Thomann’s new distribution center meets the growing need for multi-channel retailing.

More companies are looking to materials handling automation to improve processes and lower operating costs. Modern asked 10 leading systems integrators what the future of automation might look like.
Posted on 05/01 at 09:40 PM
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With a few simple prescriptions, fleet managers can plan for the unplanned, reduce costs and ramp up productivity and safety measures.

In our annual software survey, Modern readers tell us that they’re are torn between embracing change and riding out older technologies.

Provider of outdoor gear and apparel, Moosejaw takes a bite out of indoor warehouse and order inefficiencies with a new cloud-based warehouse management system that also reduced labor costs by 20%.

Today’s smarter sortation systems are handling the complex task of moving product through our warehouses and distribution centers faster and more accurately than ever.
Posted on 05/01 at 09:35 PM
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GMI Distribution implements a robust, on-demand warehouse management system to track inventory and provide its 3PL customers with 24/7 visibility into inventory and transactions.

I can’t think of a better System Report to grace the cover of this Special Technology Issue than Musikhaus Thomann, one of Europe’s leading retailers of musical instruments and accessories.

Modern spends 60 seconds talking automation with Shana Relle, chair of the ISCC for MHIA and marketing for Intralox
Posted on 05/01 at 09:16 AM
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