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Maximize storage with racking and mezzanines

Posted 11/19 · 01:07 PM · MMH Editorial
When a facility’s footprint is maxed out, warehouse managers often look up—not for divine inspiration, but for increased storage capacity in the form of rack and mezzanine storage systems. Here, four companies share their successes in using vertical space to achieve their goals of better customer service, organization, logistical control and picking efficiency.

Top 20 warehouses: Forecast brightens for 3PL and public refrigerated warehouses

Posted 11/19 · 12:54 PM · MMH Editorial
It was a difficult year in the warehousing arena; new construction ground to a halt and revenues were down. But, it looks like we’ve turned the corner and the outlook is bright.

New Webcast Event to Focus on Supply Chain Productivity

Posted 11/12 · 12:45 PM · SCMR Editorial
"Virtual Conference" sponsored by Supply Chain Management Review and Logistics Management magazines will examine tools and techniques to improve productivity in transportation, warehousing, logisitics, and labor management.

The Many Benefits of Supply Chain Collaboration

Posted 11/12 · 10:59 AM · SCMR Editorial
Part 7 in our series on "Back to Basics - "The Many Benefits of Supply Chain Collaboration." This article explains how Supply Chain Collaboration benefits extend beyond improved efficiency and effectiveness to include helping all the supply chain members meet customer demands, grow markets, and increase competitive market share.

Lift truck industry in slow recovery mode

Posted 11/12 · 07:37 AM · MMH Editorial
President of NMHG sees steady improvement for the sector

New commercial real estate company provides materials handling services

Posted 11/11 · 11:01 AM · MMH Editorial
Bastian development integrates real estate, logistics, and material handling

USA Cycling Manages Assets using Software-as-a-Service Warehouse Management System

Posted 11/10 · 11:17 AM · LM Editorial
Fifteen months ago USA Cycling decided to trade in its manual inventory management system and roll into an On-Demand Software-as-a-Service Warehouse Management System. Today, this fluid organization is now tracking the movement of all of its equipment, clothing, and nutritional goods around the world.

Brown Trucking acquires West Brothers’ Companies

Posted 11/09 · 12:35 PM · LM Editorial
Metro Atlanta-based dedicated short-haul truckload carrier James Brown Contracting Inc. (Brown Trucking) recently announced it has acquired West Brothers’ Companies, a Durham, N.C.-based provider of transportation, logistics, and leasing of commercial fleet services in the southeast.

The Service Side of Supply Chain Management

Posted 11/08 · 09:26 AM · SCMR Editorial
Part 6 in our seven-part series on "Back to Basics - Managing The Basic Supply Chain Functions." The Service Side of Supply Chain Management - Service traditionally has been viewed as part of the market offering. However, by thinking of supply chain management services in this way, we are focusing on service as a noun, we need to think of service as a verb. This concept is known as service dominant logic.

Reverse Logistics - Effective Returns Management in an Integrated Supply Chain

Posted 10/29 · 08:38 AM · SCMR Editorial
Part 5 in our series on "Back to Basics - Managing The Basic Supply Chain Functions."Effective Returns Management in an Integrated Supply Chain." Returns management should no longer be the ugly step-child of the supply chain. Rather, effective returns management can improve a firm’s profitability, enhance customer relationships, and be an essential part of an integrated supply chain management strategy.

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