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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.
Posted 10/27 · 04:55 AM · MMH Editorial
Capable of handling plastic and wood pallets, the dairy case palletizing system palletizes two full pallets per minute.
Posted 10/25 · 04:46 AM · MMH Editorial
The continuous motion Tritium multipacker includes the RoboWand programmable path wrapping section for enhanced versatility, ease of changeover, and finished product quality.
Posted 10/22 · 04:32 AM · MMH Editorial
Continuously conveying full and empty bottles, cans, jars and similar containers up or down are mass flow spiral conveyors.
Posted 10/22 · 04:28 AM · MMH Editorial
The GSL10 horizontal case packer handles up to 10 cases per minute and does not require part changes to accommodate different case sizes.
Posted 10/21 · 03:01 PM · SCMR Editorial
Part 4 in our series on "Back to Basics - Managing The Basic Supply Chain Functions." A Primer on Sourcing and Procurement in an Integrated Supply Chain - The task of sourcing and procurement professionals is to find an effective means to balance the demands of both internal and external customers with economic considerations while taking into account the potential for supply disruption and technological change.
Posted 10/21 · 01:00 PM · MMH Editorial
MODEX 2012, the industry’s newest trade show for the materials handling, manufacturing, distribution and supply chain market, has a format similar to MHIA’s ProMat event, which is scheduled for March 21 – 24, 2011 at McCormick Place in Chicago.
Posted 10/21 · 11:41 AM · MMH Editorial
Simpson was recognized for volunteer efforts as well as innovative accomplishments.
Posted 10/20 · 11:25 AM · MMH Editorial
The company’s new Class V pneumatic tire forklift tackled an unusual application when it hauled the winning pumpkin at Pumpkinfest 2010 in New Bremen, Ohio
Posted 10/20 · 09:21 AM · LM Editorial
A new report from supply chain consultancy Armstrong & Associates Inc. states that United States-based commercial warehousing revenue will hit $50 billion in 2010. The report notes that combined contract and public warehousing revenues are expected to top 2008 levels by 2 percent after a 2009 decline. And it added that the contract and public warehousing market now represents 45 percent of the entire U.S. warehousing market.