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Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Modern’s annual reader survey shows how trends in pallet use point to priorities around cost control, customer compliance and operational efficiencies. More customers are asking for pallet type changes and having minor availability issues with used wood pallets, while pallet cost and durability continue to be dominant decision factors.
Posted on 09/01 at 07:36 AM
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Saturday, August 01, 2015

Lift truck purchases remain steady in 2015 as companies look to upgrade or replace vehicles while also putting more into their training, technology and maintenance programs.
Posted on 08/01 at 05:30 PM
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Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Following heavy investment in 2014, many users of supply chain software have backed off from spending as they settle into their new systems. Nonetheless, the software market continues to steadily grow as concerns fall away.
Posted on 07/01 at 10:38 AM
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Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Though often characterized by feast or famine, this year’s view into warehouse and distribution center spending plans instead strengthens a pattern of deliberate investment. Today, readers are determined to get the most out of every dollar spent.

Sunday, March 01, 2015

Modern Material Handling’s first-annual Maintenance Study reveals fairly high adoption rates for automated warehouse systems and an ongoing need for quality maintenance support and skilled technicians to manage these setups.
Posted on 03/01 at 12:02 PM
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Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Modern’s annual reader survey gives insight on pooling, customer compliance, used wood pallets and other trends, though price still rules as the top driver.
Posted on 10/01 at 09:23 AM
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Friday, August 01, 2014

With plans to buy a total of more than 1,100 lift trucks in coming months, readers share their perspectives on spending, maintenance practices and technology usage.

Saturday, March 01, 2014

Manufacturers and distributors have been on an automation binge. We asked Modern’s readers what those plans may mean for the conveyor and sortation industry.
Posted on 03/01 at 01:48 PM
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Friday, November 01, 2013

Compensation continues to climb steadily upward in the materials handling industry, which is overwhelmingly populated with satisfied veteran employees.

If you like research, and you know we do, then you’re going to love this issue of Modern.

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