December 2015

<p>Nilesh Bhuthadia, global applications manager, Mainfreight</p> By Bob Trebilcock · December 1, 2015
In Auckland, New Zealand, 3PL Mainfreight took a second look at voice recognition technology. The result: a 25% increase in picking efficiency.
By Roberto Michel · December 1, 2015
Use of TMS and WMS are moving to a more concurrent, less fragmented environment as part of new approaches to supply chain execution.
By Josh Bond · December 1, 2015
Amid some regional and demographic shifts, the compensation picture continues to improve in step with job satisfaction.
By Josh Bond · December 1, 2015
The modernization of healthcare distribution in many ways mirrors the omni-channel revolution and stands to benefit from similar solutions.
SPECIAL REPORT
By Josh Bond · December 1, 2015
The 2015 public warehousing market continues to chart steady gains and ongoing consolidation.
By Bridget McCrea · December 1, 2015
From black-and-yellow safety striping to integrated dock safety systems—and everything in between—here’s how to shore up a warehouse loading dock to ensure a high level of worker and driver safety.
By Josh Bond · December 1, 2015
Reusable bulk container enables sustainable public/private partnership
By Josh Bond · December 1, 2015
Brewery uses automated hot melt technology to meet production demands.
By Josh Bond · December 1, 2015
Food bank uses cloud voice management suite to reduce picking shift length by 30%.
By Sara Pearson Specter · December 1, 2015
Alternative material packaging offers sustainable protection for products shipped in any channel.
By Josh Bond · December 1, 2015
Purchasers, operations managers and other fleet stakeholders join forces to control costs over the life of equipment.
By Bridget McCrea · December 1, 2015
Modern talks to the executive director of the Reshoring Institute at the University of San Diego and president of Blue Silk Consulting about manufacturing and the supply chain.
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