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By Josh Bond · October 1, 2014
As the industry successfully harnesses the wealth of available lift truck fleet data, opportunities for improvement extend throughout the operation.
By Bob Trebilcock · October 1, 2014
BRG Sports’ new facility relies on a warehouse control system and voice-directed picking to synchronize parallel pick and pack activities across pick modules.
By Roberto Michel · October 1, 2014
Modern’s annual reader survey gives insight on pooling, customer compliance, used wood pallets and other trends, though price still rules as the top driver.
By Michael Levans · October 1, 2014
The editorial staff of Logistics Management(LM) is thrilled to again have the winner of the NASSTRAC Shipper of the Year Award grace our October cover. For 15 years, LM has partnered with NASSTRAC, one of the leading logistics and transportation advocacy organizations in the market, to fix the spotlight on a savvy logistics operation that has demonstrated excellence in the execution of a strategy designed to streamline its company’s operations and contribute to the bottom line.
By Sara Pearson Specter · October 1, 2014
For many parcel-shipping operations, automating label printing and application is no longer productive enough to keep up with e-commerce growth. Here’s a look at the latest developments in print-and-apply technology.
By Josh Bond · October 1, 2014
End-users and solution providers prepare for dimensional pricing models to upend their packaging processes—or realize they have been preparing for it all along.
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By Josh Bond · October 1, 2014
Whether struggling or flourishing, suppliers are working to differentiate their products and services to keep pace with rapid changes across the industry.
By Josh Bond · October 1, 2014
Throughput doubles in two years as the time to pack each order decreases.
By Josh Bond · October 1, 2014
New system design greatly reduces time spent tracking nonconforming product.
By Josh Bond · October 1, 2014
Full storage update includes flexible cabinets that adapt to changing inventory.
By Sara Pearson Specter · October 1, 2014
Pack Expo International is scheduled to be held Nov. 2-5 at Chicago’s McCormick Place. PMMI, the owner and producer of the show, expects the events to draw a combined 2,000 exhibitors and 50,000 attendees to the more than 1.1 million net square feet of exhibits.
By Sarah · October 1, 2014
The data generated when shippers buy and sell goods typically includes dozens of key fields including dates, volumes, transit times, prices, accessorial costs, locations, and most recently dimensions.
By Bob Trebilcock · October 1, 2014
Modern spends 60 seconds talking to Daniel Stanton at MHI about education and professional development.
By Mark Pearson · October 1, 2014
Big Data analytics is a big deal, particularly in supply chain management where this technology is broadly applicable but often underutilized. This month, I’ll present a brief overview of Big Data analytics, discuss its burgeoning role in supply chain management, and examine some recent research.
By Josh Bond · October 1, 2014
Right-sized carton system speeds throughput amid rapid growth of e-commerce orders.

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