Special Report

SPECIAL REPORT
By Bob Trebilcock · July 1, 2012
Modern’s annual look at the supply chain software market revealed that the industry grew significantly in 2011.
SPECIAL REPORT
By Josh Bond · May 1, 2012
With a few simple prescriptions, fleet managers can plan for the unplanned, reduce costs and ramp up productivity and safety measures.
SPECIAL REPORT
By Lorie King Rogers · May 1, 2012
In our annual software survey, Modern readers tell us that they’re are torn between embracing change and riding out older technologies.
SPECIAL REPORT
By Lorie King Rogers · April 1, 2012
Modern’s 15th-annual survey of the world’s leading materials handling systems suppliers shows a continued trend of increased revenue in 2011 for the majority of the top companies.
By Lorie King Rogers · March 1, 2012
Modern’s 2012 outlook finds that overall market uncertainty has slowed materials handling spending and has increased facility consolidation and engineered process improvements. Cost containment has returned as the most important issue of the day.
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By Bob Trebilcock · February 1, 2012
Conveyor purchases may be preparing for a pause, according to Modern’s annual survey of conveyor users.
SPECIAL REPORT
By MMH Staff · February 1, 2012
Modern’s annual Productivity Achievement Awards honor companies that have made outstanding strides in improving operations through materials handling and related information systems.
SPECIAL REPORT
By Bridget McCrea · December 1, 2011
Supply chain professionals are certainly moving toward mobile applications to improve overall operations, but just how fast is it happening?
<p><i>Modern Materials Handling</i> <a href=Webcast - 2011 Warehouse & DC Operations Survey Results: Still doing more with less - Thursday, November 17, 2011 @ 2:00 p.m. EST

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By Maida Napolitano · November 16, 2011
The 6th Annual Warehouse and Distribution Center (DC) Operations Survey findings reveal that inventory turns are not improving, more DCs are closing rather than opening, and many companies are remaining cautious with equipment investment.
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By Lorie King Rogers · November 1, 2011
Going green isn’t going away: It’s a permanent and increasingly important part of the global business landscape—and that includes materials handling.
SPECIAL REPORT
By Maida Napolitano · November 1, 2011
Our 2011 findings reveal that inventory turns are not improving, more DCs are closing rather than opening, and many companies are remaining cautious with equipment investment.
<p><b>WEBCAST: Thursday October 27, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. EDT</b> - Join Executive Editor Bob Trebilcock, and <a href=Dr. Marshall “Mark” White, renowned pallet guru and a member of the faculty in the Department of Wood Science & Forest Products at Virginia Tech, as they put context behind the findings of Modern’s 2010 Pallet Usage and Trending Study.

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For those outside of the materials handling industry, pallets might seem like a just basic commodity. But for those of us on the inside, pallets are an essential component that can have a major impact on an operation’s process and ultimately its bottom line. In August, Modern’s 2011 Pallet Survey was sent out to subscribers. We received 594 qualified responses from readers employed at a facility that actually uses pallets. Here’s what the readers told us.
SPECIAL REPORT
By Lorie King Rogers · October 1, 2011
Pallets are the foundation of the materials handling industry. Here’s why they are important to our readers.
SPECIAL REPORT
By Lorie King Rogers · September 1, 2011
Professionals working in the materials handling industry tell Modern that optimism is on the rise and so are paychecks.
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By Lorie King Rogers · August 1, 2011
With sales on the rise for the second consecutive year, the worldwide industrial lift truck market is revved up.

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