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Modern Materials Handling’s 2013 Software Users Survey

Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 2 p.m. ET

May 13, 2013

According to the findings of Modern’s 2013 Software Users Survey, many readers have big plans for improving information systems or rolling out their first attempts at detailed data collection.

Some have deployed software applications such as warehouse management, labor management, and supply chain management and planning to realize opportunities for growth and modernization. Some have looked to software implementations as a cure-all for operational shortcomings, only to end up no better than when they started.

Where do your peers stand in terms of installing or updating software applications for their materials handling operations? Join us on Wednesday, May 29th to find out! Register now.

Join Mike Levans, Group Editorial Director, Supply Chain Group at Peerless Media, Josh Bond, Modern’s Associate Editor, and John Hill, Director at the St. Onge Company, for this exclusive Webcast where they’ll share the details of Peerless Research Group’s (PRG) annual 2013 Software Users Survey. They’ll put this year’s findings into context and share how respondents say their businesses are innovating; how software has impacted their operations; and what they hope to achieve with future software installations and updates.

As an attendee you’ll learn:
• Which materials handling software applications are growing, and why
• What operations will tend to benefit from specific software solutions
• Strategies for overcoming challenges related to software implementations

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