The wave that heavy e-commerce activity currently rides is not close to crashing anytime all that soon. And with that comes a heightened focus on the logistics-related aspects of e-commerce, specifically on the last-mile side of things.
Conveyors, shuttles and robots were on display, but as with last year's Modex, software is where the action is in today’s materials handling industry.
When assessing areas of risk facing their departments, nearly half (45%) of Chief Procurement Officers named supplier risk as a top concern, according to a new survey by Consero Group.
2014 was a very good year for the Port of New Orleans, and officials there are forecasting an even more robust cargo scenario in 2015.
Many material handling systems used today are beginning to show their age. What were once considered brand new systems are now deteriorating and fighting to stay current.