TMS developers blur the lines between transportation and warehouse software
TMS developers blur the lines between transportation and warehouse software
It used to be that your TMS handled one task, while your WMS took care of another. Now, the walls are a-tumbling down.

Tackling the dirty jobs
Onion producer Peri & Sons Farms finally finds a forklift that's tough enough for farm work.

Forklift engine powers giant six-legged robot
Engineering students incorporate a used forklift engine into their two-seated robo-spider.

Logistics gives back
Here's our monthly roundup of some of the charitable works and donations by companies in the material handling and logistics space.



News & Exclusives »
Cardinal Health
Cardinal Health
See for yourself how a new crossdock facility in Montgomery, N.Y., is designed for healthier, more cost-effective transport of these goods.
Viewer Contributed »
Conveyor For Loading & Unloading Case Goods
Conveyor For Loading & Unloading Case Goods
Animation of conveyor for loading and unloading boxes in distribution centers and warehouse environment. Since large volumes of freight are being moved in and out of containers and trailers, now it can be accomplished faster, easier and more safely.
Webcasts »
Small data, big impact: Lift truck telemetry
Small data, big impact: Lift truck telemetry
Steven LaFevers of Yale Materials Handling Corp. and David Maloney of DC Velocity discuss the advantages of optimizing fleet size and labor with small data insights and their value in the overall productivity equation.

The State of Logistics Report 2015: A Second Look The State of Logistics Report 2015: A Second Look
"State of Logistics Report" author Rosalyn Wilson discusses the report's findings and takes a deeper look at the trends that will influence buying and selling behavior over the next year.
Sponsored by Penske Logistics




High spirits
High spirits
Wine and spirits distributor RNDC found the answer to its space crunch—and throughput woes—in an innovative new DC that features mezzanines and state-of-the-art conveyors.

How long is your last mile?
As retail goes omnichannel, the big question for merchants is where to locate their order fulfillment and shipping operations.

dcv_blog_img.sm.jpg Dispatches
Pallet experts teach safety course at Virginia Tech
dcv_blog_img.sm.jpg What We're Reading This Week
CHAIN LINKS: WHAT WE’RE READING THIS WEEK
chris_jones.sm.jpg Chris Jones on Best Practices
The Problem is not the Problem. The Problem is Your Attitude About the Problem.*
steve_geary.sm.jpg Steve Geary on the Logistics of Defense
Breakthrough innovation, courtesy of the military. Part 1: the roots of containerization and intermodal transportation.
ian_hobkirk.sm.jpg Ian Hobkirk on Getting it Right in the Distribution Center
WMS, WCS and Shared Decision Making
jon_denn.sm.jpg Jon Denn on Organizational Development
TRYING TRIBAL TRIADS
kate_lee.sm.jpg Kate Lee on Productivity
The business value of LinkedIn
kevin_gue.sm.jpg Kevin Gue: On the Horizon
Logistics Automation and Us
karl_manrodt.sm.jpg Talking Talent
Catch and Release – The Talent Challenge
robert_gordon.sm.jpg Two Sides of the Logistics Coin
Three Critical Elements Impact Global Supply Chain Partnerships
juliann_larimer.sm.jpg Juliann Larimer on the Value of Visibility
The Value of Partners in Enterprise Growth
tom_pettit.sm.jpg Tom Pettit on Exchanging Supply Chain Perspectives
How to improve the health of your medical device supply chain
richard_sharpe.sm.jpg Richard Sharpe on Analytics and Big Data
You Are Going To Have a Heart Attack!
joe_andraski.sm.jpg Joe Andraski on Collaboration
jonathan_byrnes.sm.jpg Jonathan Byrnes on Supply Chain Finance
How to Turbocharge Your Strategic Account Management
randy_mullett.sm.jpg Randy Mullett on Washington
Tax reform presents an opportunity to bolster U.S. middle class jobs
art_vanbodegraven.sm.jpg Art van Bodegraven: The Art of Art
Paying Forward; Paying Back: When Simple Thanks Are Not Enough
herb_shields.sm.jpg Herb Shields on Consumer Goods and the Supply Chain
Comments on Chris Elliott's Logistics Talent article
joe_tillman.sm.jpg Joe Tillman on The New Generation
Take Charge of Your Career
steve_simmerman.sm.jpg Steve Simmerman on Technology
Dip please, do not swipe!


A "New Era" in distribution
A "New Era" in distribution
When it landed a contract with the National Football League, New Era Cap knew it would need a major DC overhaul. What it didn't know was that it would have just six months to do it.

Lenze Energy Efficient Solution Package for electric drives systems
Lenze Americas, a manufacturer of electrical and mechanical drives, has created a solution package that helps companies design electric drive systems for material handling equipment that consume less energy.

VisibilitySmart cargo alert system
Software-as-a-service provider CargoSmart Ltd. has created VisibilitySmart, a new visibility solution that alerts shippers and logistics service providers to cargo delays.

Powerhouse SD industrial, roll-up rubber door
Door manufacturer Rytec Corp. has introduced the Powerhouse SD industrial, roll-up rubber door for exterior doorways.

Obtaining the Right Mix of Rugged and Consumer Mobility Obtaining the Right Mix of Rugged and Consumer Mobility
Read this white paperand find out, as we explore the results of a 2015 Supply Chain Services research study of the DC Velocity and Supply Chain Quarterly readerships about the future of rugged and consumer-grade mobile computers.
Presented by: Supply Chain Services
The Impact of Customization on Materials Handling Success The Impact of Customization on Materials Handling Success
This white paper outlines significant challenges facing businesses today and discusses how they can be addressed through more effective materials handling processes and equipment.
Presented by: Hyster
Gartner's Cool Vendor in Supply Chain Services, 2015 report Gartner's Cool Vendor in Supply Chain Services, 2015 report
Read how Green Mountain Technology is creating innovative technology and solutions in the supply chain.
Presented by: Green Mountain Technology





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Receiving on a roll
Receiving on a roll
New mobile carts with integrated power make receiving more efficient at industrial supplier MSC.
Sponsored by Newcastle Systems