Posted 09/01 · 01:10 PM · MMH EditorialWhile the logistics real estate market finished 2010 on a strong note, various factors—such as high oil and gas prices, debt issues in the U.S. and abroad, the earthquake and tsunami in Japan contributed to the very real possibility that the first half of 2011 would not be as fortunate.
Posted 08/26 · 10:58 AM · LM EditorialThird-party logistics (3PL) services provider Saddle Creek Corp. recently announced it has opened new facilities in Chicago and Jacksonville, Fla. as part of its strategic plan to grow organically and through new business.
Posted 08/25 · 07:29 AM · MMH EditorialAs materials handling projects become more complex, end users are demanding more of their project managers, not just their systems.
Posted 08/01 · 08:51 PM · LM EditorialThe prime objective for all supply chains is to provide clients with what they want, when they want it. Inventory management plays a central role in every supply chain’s need to satisfy its clients.
Posted 07/28 · 11:10 AM · MMH EditorialThe prime objective for all supply chains is to provide clients with what they want, when they want it. Inventory management plays a central role in every supply chain’s need to satisfy its clients.
Posted 07/27 · 10:49 AM · MMH EditorialInventory optimization—the process of scientifically determining the right inventory levels across the supply chain—has never been easy. But advanced tools now available are enabling companies to do the job faster, more accurately, and with greater business impact. In fact, industry leaders are finding that IO can drive greater profitability through lower inventories, better fill rates, and ultimately a more satisfied customer.
Posted 07/26 · 10:40 AM · LM EditorialMinimizing inventory investment and carrying costs while maintaining high service levels can be a tough balancing act. But best-practice companies have shown that it can be done - profitably.
Posted 07/26 · 08:36 AM · MMH EditorialIntegrated Systems and Controls (ISC) Industry Group of Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA) has released its Summer 2011 Quarterly Report titled "The Road to System Integration Step 3: Installation."
Posted 07/22 · 09:41 AM · LM EditorialGreen initiatives are finally taking hold in the final frontier of today’s supply chain: the warehouse.