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Monday, September 01, 2014

Faced with booming volumes and subsequent picking challenges, a leading plumbing and heating products distributor integrated voice picking with its warehouse management system (WMS). They’re now fulfilling record volumes more accurately in less time and with fewer people. Here’s how they’re getting it done.

Friday, August 01, 2014

Once seen as a necessary evil, lift truck maintenance costs prove ripe for efficiencies that save money and boost productivity. We look into new best practices and technologies that help introduce discipline into fleet management.
Posted on 08/01 at 05:00 PM
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Sunday, June 01, 2014

The rise of e-commerce, more frequent promotions, and competitive service-level agreements are creating more peak periods than ever in the DC. Here’s a look at five strategies companies are using to handle peak demand.

The RFID market is showing signs of steady growth as companies work to achieve a meaningful return on investment in specific areas of given processes.
Posted on 06/01 at 05:00 PM
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Thursday, May 01, 2014

The structure of an equipment lease can have a significant impact on operations—and there are ways to ensure the impact is a positive one.
Posted on 05/01 at 05:00 PM
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Tuesday, April 01, 2014

WMS is now called upon to support omni-channel fulfillment and the increased use of automation that’s necessary to make it all work. Here’s how retailers, manufacturers, and distributors are continuing to drive the evolution of the market’s most mature software.

Saturday, March 01, 2014

Camera-based bar code scanners are a must for 2D codes, but today’s payoff mainly ties to improving 1D code processes, ergonomics, and read rates. Here’s a look at how this versatile tool is helping to transform fulfillment accuracy in dynamic distribution environments.
Posted on 03/01 at 04:59 PM
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Saturday, February 01, 2014

Our annual look into spending plans inside the four walls highlights growing interest in automation and software as workforce issues factor heavily into equipment investments.
Posted on 02/01 at 09:00 PM
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Warehouse and distribution center construction is making a comeback—and so is the desire to get back to green. Our facility design experts offer their take on the evolving benefits and share why sustainable design holds more value than ever.

Wednesday, January 01, 2014

In many cases, inventory related costs can rival transportation spend as the largest logistics cost—and often holds the most opportunity for significant improvement once it’s closely examined. Our warehouse/DC insiders give us a refresher on the all too often overlooked practices.


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