A comprehensive source of news and trends in Warehouse and Distribution Center Management covering operations, strategies, sustainability and metrics.
Posted 06/01 · 10:19 AM · MMH Editorial
According to our 2010 Software User survey, nearly half of all logistics operations using a WMS are looking to upgrade over the next 12 months. Our technology correspondent explains why and then introduces us to a shipper that’s on the brink of revolutionizing its warehouse operations.
Posted 05/20 · 12:34 PM · MMH Editorial
Following a 3 percent gain in the number of global manufacturers shipping to the United States from February to March, there was another 3 percent gain from March to April, according to data from Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers.
Posted 05/20 · 12:28 PM · MMH Editorial
Following a 2.4 percent gain from February to March, the April report on the non-manufacturing sector from the Institute for Supply Management stated that its index for measuring the sector’s overall health—also known as the NMI—came in at 55.4 percent for the second straight month.
Posted 05/20 · 12:18 PM · MMH Editorial
Keeping in line with retail sales growth from February to March, the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation recently reported retail sales were up again from March to April.
Posted 05/11 · 03:00 PM · MMH Editorial
You may have already heard that Peerless Media, LLC has completed the acquisition of Modern Materials Handling from Reed Elsevier. What does that mean for loyal readers of this newsletter?
Posted 04/01 · 05:04 PM · MMH Editorial
Here are the latest developments, innovations, and breakthroughs that are making crossdocking easier and faster than ever.
Posted 04/01 · 03:31 PM · MMH Editorial
From conveyors to pallets, industry leaders make the case for how their products can make a difference to companies focused on the green supply chain
Posted 04/01 · 12:37 PM · MMH Editorial
At the end of the line after the materials handling is done, you still need pallets, slip sheets, totes and containers, stretch wrap, shrink wrap and banding, and dunnage to create the optimum unit load
Posted 03/01 · 05:44 PM · MMH Editorial
Think there's nothing new about sortation technology? Think again.
Posted 03/01 · 05:38 PM · MMH Editorial
Denmark's leading book distributor installed a scalable automated storage system that increased throughput and replenishment rates.