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By Josh Bond · April 1, 2015
Though often characterized by feast or famine, this year’s view into warehouse and distribution center spending plans instead strengthens a pattern of deliberate investment. Today, readers are determined to get the most out of every dollar spent.
By Josh Bond · April 1, 2015
Fleet costs don’t stop at the purchase price, and expanded collaboration between fleet managers, dealers and finance partners is changing the way fleet costs are managed over time.
By Bridget McCrea · April 1, 2015
Initially focused on the transportation component of the supply chain, the modern day 3PL offers a range of services to support warehousing and distribution.
By Josh Bond · April 1, 2015
Improved airflow boosts employee comfort while slashing energy costs.
By Josh Bond · April 1, 2015
Warehouse creates seasonal cold storage capabilities to serve needs of owner and tenant.
By Josh Bond · April 1, 2015
Bulk warehouse facilities achieve better lighting with 50% fewer fixtures and big energy savings.
By Josh Bond · April 1, 2015
Including an occupancy sensor, the new system also saves more than 1 million kWh annually.
By Bob Trebilcock · April 1, 2015
Modern spends 60 seconds talking to Jeff Burnstein, president of A3, about automation.
By Patrick Burnson · March 1, 2015
As treaties and trade agreements are implemented this year, more U.S. companies are looking at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations for fresh business opportunities. Fortunately, a whole host of logistics and transportation service providers are laying the groundwork to overcome inherent infrastructure challenges.
By Patrick Burnson · March 1, 2015
Ocean cargo carriers vying for market share and sustainable profits are using a variety of methods to get the upper hand this year. Analysts say that while some are leveraging partnerships, others are wagering on reliability to trump that play. Shippers, meanwhile, are hoping that it will all amount to more than just zero-sum.
By Bridget McCrea · March 1, 2015
Thanks to the complications introduced by global trade, shippers are getting more strategic in their import/export approaches. In fact, more shippers are being forced away from spreadsheet-based compliance and adopting global trade management (GTM) solutions to get a better view into this increasingly intricate process.
By Brooks Bentz · March 1, 2015
An immense amount of operational and technological expertise exists among global 3PL partners. Determining how those attributes may be used to amp-up logistics and supply chain performance is a demanding task, but one well worth doing. Our resident consultant suggests that it’s time for a more rigorous, holistic approach to the process.
By Jim Morton, Rodrigo Cambiaghi, and Nicole Radcliffe, Ernst & Young, LLP · March 1, 2015
Our consulting team defines the key concepts of inventory management and elaborate on the decisions and cross-functional collaboration required to be more effective.
By MMH Staff · March 1, 2015
ProMat 2015, slated to be held March 23-26, will feature more than 800 exhibits and include a comprehensive educational conference. The event, held at the McCormick Place South, will offer an array of products to increase productivity in your operations. Here’s a guide to many of them.
By Bob Trebilcock · March 1, 2015
High-fashion, e-commerce company automated fulfillment to meet the next-day shipping challenge.

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Top 25 ports: West Coast continues to dominate
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