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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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Detailed visibility replaces shrugging and finger-pointing with improvement and efficiency.

Report details a strong 2017, zeroing in on industrial vacancy rate and rents.

Optimizing Distribution Center Operations with Right-Sized, Purpose-Built Lift Truck Fleets.

The proliferation of connected devices has transformed DCs from opaque boxes with insufficient visibility of inventory to a transparent hub that offers detailed updates of order status.

Distributed order management, autonomous robots, blockchain and warehousing software are all working together to help retailers more effectively manage their end-to-end supply chains.

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.