Top Story in Warehouse/DC
Nearly 70% of retail decision makers surveyed are ready to make changes to adopt the Internet of Things (IoT), and 65% plan to invest in automation technologies for inventory management and planogram compliance by 2021.
Report outlines significant impact of e-commerce on the need for flexible packaging. (March 23, 2017)
Navigating the digital transformation requires flexibility in mobile hardware, software and users. (March 22, 2017)
Rapidly evolving customer preferences have a substantial impact on supply chain operations. (March 22, 2017)
Inventors challenged to create solutions for the ever-increasing volume of material in warehouses and distribution centers. (March 22, 2017)
Modern has curated several feature stories for this special issue that neatly encapsulate the automation equipment, software and best practices that are revolutionizing fulfillment and making today’s dynamic e-commerce operations possible. (March 20, 2017)
Lawson Products built a new distribution center to optimize its network, package and kit products, and deliver better customer service to its branch DCs and customers. (March 09, 2017)
Distribution center and warehouse managers who think they’re not in the center of the supply chain are kidding themselves. We talked to managers, consultants and academics about the supply chain processes most likely to impact DCs today. (March 08, 2017)
WMS vendors are stepping up to the plate and developing functionalities and solutions that meet the complex needs of today’s companies. Our top analysts take a peek into these developments and discuss the DC of the future and the software that will support it.
(March 02, 2017)
Our annual survey of reader investment levels in materials handling equipment and technology shows that with e-commerce-related pressures growing, they’re bumping up investment in the key enablers for flexibility and efficiency.
(March 01, 2017)
Report identifies increased adoption of goods-to-person technology as growth driver. (February 28, 2017)
Bridging the gap between the order management and warehouse management systems can maximize routes, deliveries, and customers’ experience. (February 08, 2017)
A seemingly simple step, receiving is an opportunity to make or break efficiency later in the distribution process.
(February 06, 2017)
Provider of warehouse execution systems and logistics software appoints new president. (January 31, 2017)
Mathematical modeling is used to create realistic, data-supported warehouse designs that build confidence in MHE system expectations and sizing recommendations. (January 25, 2017)
It should be clear that the list of potential underlying causes for inefficiencies in a DC at a growing company is long and many of the issues are interrelated. (January 25, 2017)