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As one of ID's most anticipated annual features, our Survey of Distributor Operations is now live. Completing it gives you a chance to win one of six $10 gift cards.
Boston Dynamics’ Stretch Moves 800 Cases Per Hour
Stretch is no slouch.
Mar 31st, 2021
Vaccinated Employees Returning with Un-Vaccinated Devices
Workers coming back on site will be utilizing devices that may have been absent from the network for a year or more, presenting unique security challenges.
Mar 25th, 2021
Your Fired IT Employee Can Bring Down Your Company. Here's How to Stop Them
Apr 12th, 2021
Leveraging the Fast-Changing World of Robotics
Mar 23rd, 2021
What Data Analytics Really Means to the Industrial Sector
Mar 10th, 2021
The Future of Warehouse Logistics
Mar 4th, 2021
Industrial Media Unboxing Video
IEN Unboxed is a new show in which our editors unbox new tools on the market and discuss their features.
Mar 19th, 2021
Manufacturers Are Digitizing at Twice the Rate of Other Businesses, and What That Means for Distributors
The pandemic is driving manufacturers to rapidly mature their online capabilities and direct-to-consumer sales — a phenomenon that should make every distributor consider whether they're moving quickly enough.
Feb 15th, 2021
Do ERP Systems Belong in a Corporate Office or Shop Floor?
Misconceptions over limitations, perceived fears over cyber-attacks and underused capabilities are playing a big role in why ERP systems rarely communicated with the shop floor.
Feb 10th, 2021
The CRM You Never Knew You Needed
Taking advantage of software benefits means salespeople can keep their foot on the gas, despite the pandemic.
Feb 10th, 2021
Jeff Bezos Stepping Down as Amazon CEO Later This Year
Bezos, Amazon's founder, said he plans to focus on new products and early initiatives being developed at the tech giant.
Feb 2nd, 2021
How Barcode Integration Can Lead Your Digital Transformation
Barcode labeling can be a critical piece of an organization’s technology environment to ensure products get out the door efficiently and seamlessly.
Jan 22nd, 2021
CEO Offers Projections for US Manufacturing in 2021
"Flexibility and foresight are highly achievable and likely closer in reach than some may think, given the maturity of smart manufacturing technology solutions."
Jan 21st, 2021
Factory Faces Backlash Over Distancing Monitors
Union representatives say the devices "infantilize" workers.
Jan 15th, 2021
Podcast: ID Chats Pandemic, Amazon Business, Tech & More With Zilliant
ID editor Mike Hockett was the featured guest on Zilliant's first "B2B Reimagined" podcast of 2021, which covered a range of trending topics. Check it out here.
Jan 14th, 2021
Digital Transformation: Start With the Easy Stuff
Conexiom CEO Ray Grady says the transformation journey keys on delighting your customer and gaining internal momentum.
Jan 12th, 2021
How to Build a Vending Relationship with Customers That Works
Whether you are interested in adding industrial vending solutions for the first time or trying again, here’s how to build the right program for your customers.
Dec 28th, 2020
Studies Suggest 3D Printing Could Be Toxic
Researchers said manufacturers and regulators should help mitigate potential health risks.
Dec 16th, 2020