November 2018 Modern Materials Handling Issue

In this issue:

  • Resilience & innovation at Gap Inc.
  • Reader Survey: 11th Annual Salary Survey
  • Special Report: Top 20 ADC Suppliers
  • Equipment Report: Insight into smart glasses
  • Information Management: Scanning & mobile computing


IN THIS ISSUE
By · November 12, 2018
Just months before the start of the 2016 holiday season, one of Gap Inc.’s distribution centers was destroyed by fire. Here’s the story of how resilience and innovation saved the day.


By · November 12, 2018
Gap Inc.’s Gallatin facility was designed to rapidly fill e-commerce orders while minimizing handling.


By · November 9, 2018
Materials handling professionals are as committed as ever to advancing the industry— although there is still plenty of room for young faces in this lucrative and fulfilling career.


By · November 9, 2018
As more information is captured at more points throughout the DC and supply chain, users and providers of scanning technology are reimagining how best to make sense of a data-dense world.


By · November 9, 2018
Providers of voice solutions see potential for smart glasses as multi-modal devices that can support a combination of voice, vision and scanning. Here’s how smart glasses can be used in DCs as well as where augmented reality technology is headed.


By · November 9, 2018
The right preventative measures can ensure safe, productive and efficient forklift operation in even the harshest freezers.


By · November 9, 2018
Today’s systems can include pallet or slip sheet dispensing, metered material flow, bag weighing and filled-bag accumulation conveyors.


By · November 9, 2018
Modern Materials Handling's staff sat down for a short interview to discuss how technology is enabling a more moblity in the workplace.


By · November 8, 2018
Disruption comes in many forms—a new app that hobbles the taxi business, historic weather events that put life on hold, millions of personal files hacked—and seems to be surfacing more often than ever.


By · November 6, 2018
Electronic work order system improves business economics and worker readiness during steady company growth.


By · November 6, 2018
Manufacturer improves GHS-compliant labeling efficiency and accuracy with bar code label design software.


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EDITORS' PICKS
System Report: Bulking up at Canadian Tire
One of Canada’s largest retail brands took bulk handling to new levels of automation and...
Resilience and innovation at Gap Inc.
Just months before the start of the 2016 holiday season, one of Gap Inc.’s distribution centers...

System Report: Luxottica keeps it simple
Simplification and consolidation drove the design of a new 1.1-million-square-foot logistics campus...
Goya Foods’ secret ingredient: Lift trucks
The leader in Hispanic food and beverage products puts a variety of lift trucks and racks to work in...