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Last Mile Deliveries Running Closer to 6-9 Miles

The proliferation of distribution fulfillment centers, large and small, in new locations will challenge logistics and transportation providers as e-commerce sets new standards for all business.

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Depending on your application, vertical labels can improve productivity, accuracy and consistency.

4PL and 3PL partner to open the first of five locations slated to open around the United States within the next six months.

A look at Modern's 2017 cover stories highlights each company's unique journey and common goals.

3PL operators and facility owners are benefiting from a rapidly rising rate of product returns, as many retailers outsource reverse logistics operations to cut costs and gain maximum efficiencies.

Partnership combines Optricity's slotting algorithms and patented processes with Bastian Solutions’ expertise in facility layout and design.

Online sales create instant short-term demand for warehouse and distribution center space, a potential headache for retailers.

The future belongs to organizations that have the flexibility to adapt to how consumers prioritize choice, speed and convenience on a purchase-by-purchase basis through a true omni-channel experience.

This white paper shows why creating the best transport and logistics plan for your depot distribution is one challenge and being able to accomplish this quickly is another.

As more Automatic Data Capture (ADC) technology is being put to work, we see more innovation unfold.

As e-commerce fulfillment pressure continues to climb, our annual survey points to the many changes taking hold—from more investment in automated approaches to piece picking, more use of robotics, increased interest in throughput metrics and general process improvement.

Warehouse managers are increasingly required to store more product in existing warehouses, to retrieve them faster for growing volumes of just-in-time orders to retail stores, make more efficient productive use of labor, reduce energy consumption and improve cost efficiencies.

Labeling success stories and horror stories prove the value of testing...and testing some more.

Recent data issued by industrial real estate firm CBRE in its U.S. Industrial Availability Index continues to highlight the decline of the average availability rate for United States-based warehouses and distribution centers, with the third quarter rate heading down ten basis points to 7.7, its lowest availability rate going back to 2001.

Apex program addresses issues with handheld scanner and battery management for 440,000 square-foot distribution facility.

A leading distributor of professional salon products in the U.S. forms unique partnerships with its key LTLs to lower transport costs, reduce its carbon footprint and improve service to its 565 store locations.