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By coupling airborne drones with smarter RFID systems, MIT researchers have developed a system that enables small, safe, aerial drones to read RFID tags in large warehouses, possibly making missing packages a thing of the past and saving retailers billions lost through faulty inventory records.
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Inventory Management Posts
It is never too early to start preparing for the Holiday Season. Making sure your warehouse is set up to address your customer needs is just the start of a long and successful relationship. (July 28, 2017)
By digitizing the global supply chain and leveraging collaboration, automation, analytics, and achieving flexibility, a robust and comprehensive GTM platform creates value by providing speed-to-market to stay on pace with the fast fashion manufacturers. (July 26, 2017)
Online retail behemoth Amazon is many different things to many people, but one thing all other retailers have in common when it comes to Amazon is that they are falling behind and at a rapid pace in many cases. That essentially served as the thesis of recent research report issued by AlixPartners, entitled “No, you can’t compete with Amazon. Stop trying.” That is a title that clearly leaves nothing on the table to be sure, but it is justified in more than a few ways.
(July 26, 2017)
In today's world where nearly every consumer industry is moving to an on-demand model, if you aren’t looking to fast fashion for inspiration, you will need to catch up. (July 25, 2017)
Kardex Remstar has announced the recent purchase of the Services Operations of Alternative Handling Technologies (AHT Services Group, LLC) from Bob Hutson. (July 24, 2017)
This is the fifth post in a series where we investigate some of the myths and mistruths around Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP). (June 23, 2017)
Companies must adapt amid rapid change fueled chiefly by millennials and a shift to e-marketplaces; a surge of purchases coming directly from manufacturers and e-marketplaces, bypassing distributors. (June 21, 2017)
Take a deep dive into the minds of the 1,500 U.S. industrial products buyers UPS surveyed for their third Industrial Buying Dynamics study, the study’s white paper examines the major forces shaping industrial distribution today. (June 21, 2017)
How to improve performance by identifying risk, planning accordingly, pursuing upgrades and fostering a culture of continuous improvement. (June 20, 2017)
Discover how enterprise labeling significantly improves your supplier transactions. (June 19, 2017)
According to the Association of American Railroads (AAR), intermodal rail traffic in March 2017 jumped 21% over February totaling almost 1.3 million units, representing a 4% increase over 2016 traffic and a new record in U.S. intermodal volumes. (June 01, 2017)
It started with materials handling systems. Now, manufacturers of subsystems, like motors, gears and drives are expanding their maintenance and services offerings. (May 26, 2017)
Modern Materials Handling's Maintenance Repair and Operations (MRO) team sat down with Derek Ingram, Field Service Leader at Carolina Handling, a Raymond authorized sales and service center to talk about his field of work. (May 26, 2017)
This one-day event presents an opportunity for Maintenance Supervisors, Operations Managers, IT & Computer Room Engineers and Corporate Maintenance Staff to learn more about maximizing the productivity and reliability of their materials handling systems. (May 24, 2017)
By taking a fresh look at their cycle counting practices, warehouse and DC teams are creatively using existing technology and resources to expand their cycle count benefits.
(May 09, 2017)