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Industrial plants have an enormous opportunity to leverage the Internet to streamline processes, reduce cost, improve safety, and enhance customer service and much more.
With Amazon.com ever-growing its distribution network, here's a roundup of the news from the past couple months regarding the company's newest fulfillment centers and where you can expect ones in the near future.
In the wake of the West Coast ports fiasco, BoldIQ wants to bring its operations optimization engine to supply chain organizations after past and ongoing success with aviation providers.
Orders are no longer standardized, retailers demand more value-added services, and customers expect to receive products faster than ever. Now is the time to examine how B2B will continue to shape material handling trends this year.
Like drones, the endeavor is another push from the company to get products to the customer faster and save on warehousing costs. The concept could have an impact on industrial distribution in the near future.
There may always be, by necessity, a level of risk in industrial distribution. What can change is how companies prepare their employees for these risks.
OA Logistics' decided on the Savannah, GA area to build a new distribution center instead of the West Coast, wanting to avoid possible disruptions caused from the port labor battle.
HUB Industrial Supply may have had humble beginnings, but that hasn’t stopped this $25 million distributor from being fearless when it comes to its growth objectives.
Inside this Amazon warehouse in Coppell, Texas, an army of robots work to keep up with customer demands, having to cover an area longer than 60 football fields.
Forklift fleets offer significant opportunities for warehouses and distribution centers to improve their eco-efficiency. One way is to convert from forklifts powered by internal combustion to electric lift trucks.
Women make up nearly half of the U.S. labor force, yet only one-fourth of supply chain jobs. With a supply chain labor shortage continuing to grow, women remain an untapped resource.
To justify your investment in low risk picking automation, consider these five key areas of potential profit in your current warehousing and order fulfillment operations.
Rain, snow, ice, and ice melt can play havoc on a floor’s finish, and when this happens, they can also damage the floor itself. But there are ways to keep hard-surface floors clean, safe, and healthy during the winter.
Software solutions provider Exact surveyed small and medium-sized businesses in Connecticut, finding the majority anticipate more growth in 2015 than 2014.
In a victory for retailers, justices said federal law does not require companies to pay employees for the extra time because it is unrelated to their primary job duties.
Sometimes the simple phrase of “going green” can seem overwhelming. After all, where do you start?
Thanks to companies like Atheer Labs, augmented reality is no longer a thing of science fiction and cinema. It’s being used right now, and Atheer wants to bring the technology to the industrial workplace sooner than you’d think.
Maintaining a safe working environment in your warehouse is just as important as your productivity. Here are some tips to encourage your crew to work safely.
A look at how the customer/supplier relationship should work in order for both parties to get the most out of their VMI relationship.
Amazon Senior Vice President Worldwide Operations Dave Clark discusses the company’s army of Kiva robots that help box and ship products.
Hear from several industrial suppliers, including two of ID's Big 50 companies, on how last year's polar vortex affected operations and what they've done to prepare for a possible repeat of last winter.
The e-commerce giant boasts that it has boosted efficiency — and given workers' legs a break — by deploying more than 15,000 wheeled robots to crisscross the floors of its biggest warehouses and deliver stacks of products to employees.
Learn how NOV reduced the size of the inventory center by 82 percent in its new building, is filling orders 64 percent faster, and can easily provide lot tracking when necessary.
The only way to secure your facility flooring investment is by being proactive and following best practice cleaning methods. Here are five tips to help you prepare and protect your company’s floor while keeping costs down.
This year, nearly 3.5 million more Americans are expected to join those already shopping online. That's putting more pressure on the nation's delivery services, and they're trying to avoid last year's debacle.
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