April 13 2017
NEW BREMEN, Ohio (April 11, 2017) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, today announced two new components within its growing automation solu
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April 11 2017
When I started in this industry some 25-plus years ago, some companies were building their own systems and operating with a lot of data entry and a lot of paper. Back then, the argument to build... View More
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April 6 2017
Previously, we discussed an in-depth process for improving warehouse efficiencies – reviewing current processes and identifying areas of improvement; documenting process workflows; projecting invent
March 20 2017
Waukesha, WI – March 2017, Wildeck, Inc. – Material handling equipment and safety products manufacturer, Wildeck, Inc., has announced a new family of structural steel end-of-aisle rack prote
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March 13 2017
What are the key factors to optimize and measure on when sending parcels from your warehouse? We have asked experts in the field and gathered a number of key performance indicators (KPIs) that every logistics... View More
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March 7 2017
With the rapid increase of e-commerce orders affecting many businesses today, often distribution operations can’t keep up with fulfilling orders. Typical e-commerce orders carry small numbers... View More
Feb. 20 2017
Wiesbaden, January 23, 2017 – Focusing on the demands of digital supply chains and intralogistics, VITRONIC will show powerful Auto-ID solutions at this year’s ProMAT in Chicago. Integrated
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Feb. 13 2017
In today's environment of same-day service levels in the warehouse, the definition of high-speed will vary greatly by not only the industry, application, and organization, but also from quarter... View More
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Jan. 28 2017
Engineering Innovation Inc. (Eii) introduced its new LightSort parcel processing solution at the 2016 Parcel Forum and received a strong reception from conference attendees looking for innovativ... View More
Jan. 17 2017
San Francisco, CA and Zurich, Switzerland – January 13, 2017 – Scandit, developer of leading software-based barcode scanning solutions for smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices, to... View More
Jan. 10 2017
Investment in voice and other distribution automation technology can reduce mundane work tasks and reduce the frequency of employee turnover. If your DC is primarily a manual order fulfill... View More
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Dec. 14 2016
As the holidays approach and people turn their minds to gift buying, business surges are realized in the distribution center. Many will experience all-time highs, and others will call in a numbe... View More
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Dec. 5 2016
A third-party logistics provider specializing in consumer electronics products formerly needed 12 to 16 people per day to run one of its shipping lines. Some of those employees used laser-based... View More
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Nov. 7 2016
Direct store delivery (DSD) has become a standard model for maintaining retail inventory levels of perishable food and beverages or demand frequent restocking for product freshness. The practice... View More
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Oct. 31 2016
According to the National Retail Federation, non-store holiday sales increased nine percent in 2015. With more increases anticipated in 2016, many retailers are strategizing new ways to handle peak-se
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Oct. 25 2016
Have you joined the online shopping craze? Perhaps the better question would be, who hasn’t joined? For the past six years, US e-commerce web sales have grown near or above 15%. In 2015, e-commerce
Oct. 18 2016
DALLAS, TX – October 18, 2016 – Paragon Software Systems, Inc., a leader in vehicle routing and scheduling optimization solutions, announces that Wincanton, a UK third party logist... View More
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Sept. 12 2016
Understanding how different classes of inventory move through the order picking/order fulfillment process is critical to designing a system that is accurate and efficient while meeting business... View More
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Sept. 6 2016
Order picking in most distribution centers is where the highest concentration of people are located, which creates the highest cost area of the warehouse. The pressure will heat up in most distr... View More
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Aug. 27 2016
There are a number of excellent reasons employers hire temporary workers (temps). “But Mom, everyone else does it.” On the other hand, if you’re looking for more specific and persuasive... View More

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