Walmart

By MMH Staff · August 1, 2017
Walmart to expand use of hydrogen fuel cells in its distribution center material handling fleet by $80 million.
By Jeff Berman · June 6, 2017
Taking steps to cut greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from its supply chain, retail giant Walmart recently announced it has rolled out an initiative, entitled Project Gigaton, which is geared towards helping the company achieve its goal of eliminating 1 gigaton, or 1 billion tons, of emissions from its supply chain by 2030.
By MMH Staff · May 30, 2017
Winners revealed at Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference in Phoenix, AZ, Unilever retains the top spot in rankings as Amazon joins the "Masters."
By Jeff Berman · September 7, 2016
Effective February 2017, Walmart is going to require its suppliers (shippers) to meet a two-day shipping window instead of its previous four-day window, as well as up its required compliance rate from 90 percent to 95 percent.
By MMH Staff · June 15, 2016
Ryan Petrancosta spent eight years working at Walmart as director, engineering international logistics.
By Roberto Michel · August 1, 2014
With use by Walmart, BMW and other large, 24/7 facility operators, hydrogen-powered lift trucks are proven at the higher end of the market, but can they catch on elsewhere? Fuel cell providers are betting that turnkey, streamlined offerings will help.
<p>John Brazer, director of sales, eastern region; Teal Vivacqua, director, marketing communications.</p> By Bridget McCrea · March 19, 2014
Plug Power (Booth 4826) has received a multisite GenKey purchase order from Walmart Stores to roll out its hydrogen fuel cell solution to power electric lift truck fleets at six North American distribution centers.
By Roberto Michel · March 18, 2014
Former Walmart CEO Lee Scott told Tuesday morning’s keynote crowd that the technology-driven changes in logistics have been “profound” and will continue to change rapidly, but people can still count on some basics to stay the same.
By MMH Staff · February 26, 2014
Multi-site hydrogen fuel cell deployment includes 1,738 fuel cell battery replacement units for lift trucks, quadrupling Walmart's existing fuel cell fleet.
By MMH Staff · August 21, 2013
Summit will convene approximately 1,500 government officials, suppliers and retailers to discuss economic growth in the U.S.
By Maida Napolitano · April 1, 2013
With suppliers jumping on the RFID bandwagon and more deployments looming on the horizon, the future of RFID remains promising. Here are the market drivers that continue to push ADC/RFID adoption and examples of facilities that are putting it to work.
By Bob Trebilcock · December 14, 2012
The world's largest online retailer is a formidable competitor. But supply chains can make a difference.
By Bob Trebilcock · December 30, 2010
Here's a look at the trends that caught our attention in 2010
By Bob Trebilcock · November 18, 2010
Seven years after the Wal-Mart RFID mandate, RFID is alive and growing in the supply chain.
By Bob Trebilcock · June 8, 2010
What does it tell you when Walmart, the world's largest retailer, invests to provide logistics education for its associates?
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