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Posted 03/19 · 07:48 AM · SCMR Editorial
Inventory 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 03/14 · 07:58 PM · MMH Editorial
The new branch in Denver, Colo., will serve as a base from which Locanis can serve the entire North American logistics market with Locanis IntelliGence.
Posted 03/10 · 09:03 AM · LM Editorial
Just how strong is the current economic recovery? Judging by the Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association’s (CEMA) 78th Annual Meeting in Palm Springs California last week, pretty good.
Posted 03/08 · 03:38 PM · LM Editorial
Cherry Hill, New Jersey-based NFI, an asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider said this week it has acquired World Warehouse and Distribution, a Champlain, NY-based 3PL and warehousing services provider with facilities in Champlain and Albany, NY and Montreal.
Posted 02/25 · 09:06 AM · LM Editorial
Want to know where all that corporate cash we hear about sitting on the sidelines is going? Try the materials handling industry.
Posted 02/24 · 08:09 AM · LM Editorial
By banking on a combination of cross-docking and flow-through distribution to rapidly provide its customers with the latest fashions at affordable prices, the retailer has emerged as a force to be reckoned with in a highly competitive retail landscape.
Posted 02/24 · 01:07 AM · LM Editorial
Technology and innovation inside the four walls are changing the face of inventory management and transportation operations. Are you ready for the brave, new world?
Posted 02/11 · 09:44 AM · SCMR Editorial
The following educators from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville College of Business Administration contributed to this report: J. Paul Dittmann, David K. Ecklund, Daniel J. Flint, Diane Mollenkopf, Matthew B. Myers, Theodore P. Stank, and Wendy L. Tate.
Posted 02/04 · 08:27 AM · LM Editorial
A new proposal from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) would remove the exemption from ISPM 15 on wood packaging material moving between Canada and the United States in both directions beginning in 2011.
Posted 01/31 · 12:38 PM · MMH Editorial
Following speculation that global industrial real estate bellwethers ProLogis and AMB Property Corporation were planning to merge, the companies announced today that they have joined hands in inking a definitive agreement through what that described as a “merger of equals.”