A return to productivity
A return to productivity
The Popken Fashion Group modernized its returns center to accommodate growth in e-commerce orders and an accompanying increase in shipments and returns. The result? A 30-percent productivity improvement in its Rastede, Germany, facility.

JD teams with Walmart, IBM on blockchain research
Chinese delivery giant will use software to track food shipments in China, firm says.

Produce importer expands at Port Everglades
Sol Shipping Services will move to 6.54-acre terminal and upgrade again in 2018.

October's "DCV Rocks" winner is …
Mike Scheid of FedEx Supply Chain. Send us your November-issue answers by midnight Pacific time to be entered into our next prize drawing.



News & Exclusives »
MHI's focus on fostering deeper engagement between suppliers and buyers
MHI's focus on fostering deeper engagement between suppliers and buyers
We are joined by Brian Reaves, executive vice president at MHI, to discuss what the new Solutions community means to MHI as well as the group goals, mission, and accomplishments to date.
Viewer Contributed »
Do You Want to Build a Christmas Tree? Happy Holidays from Bastian Solutions!
Do You Want to Build a Christmas Tree? Happy Holidays from Bastian Solutions!
Your facility might be closing for the holidays, but you never know what might happen when the lights go out. Creating the perfect Christmas tree is a fun tradition for all ages, whether people or robots!
Webcasts »
Transportation Management: Strategies and Tactics of Top Performers
Transportation Management: Strategies and Tactics of Top Performers
Watch this webinar to learn what shapes the thinking, strategies and tactics of the top transportation management performers.



Logistics gives back
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.



UniCarriers Americas streamlines forklift customization
Innovative manufacturing processes lower costs and reduce lead times by over five weeks, company says.

Crown Equipment Introduces Shorter Mast Option for Cross-Docking Applications
Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world's largest material handling companies, today introduced a new, shorter mast option for certain models of its counterbalance forklifts that are used heavily in cross-docking applications...

NAVIS TO LAUNCH NEW ONLINE TRAINING PORTAL AND OPERATIONAL END-USER TRAINING PROGRAM
Oakland, CA - December 6, 2017 -- In a dramatic step to significantly expand the scope and breadth of its TOS training, Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation, and the provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency for the world's leading organizations across the shipping supply chain, will launch several new training offerings in the first quarter of 2018...

Hoists Deliver 'Elevated' Performance in the Process Industry
The versatility and performance of the latest Profi TI series air hoists, from J D Neuhaus (JDN), ensures their suitability for a wide range of applications in the process industry, from food, beverage and packaged goods, to chemical, pharmaceutical and biotech...

Soft Automation in the Warehouse Soft Automation in the Warehouse
Soft Automation offers the ability to hone an operation's best practices in order to create and execute a stream-lined system ensuring standards are met and repeated across the distribution network.
Presented by: Optricity
Calculating the True Cost of a Mispick Calculating the True Cost of a Mispick
This white paper outlines a calculation for estimating the true cost of mispicks in order fulfillment to an operation.
Presented by: Kardex Remstar
The Corellation Between Service and Savings in the Supply Chain The Corellation Between Service and Savings in the Supply Chain
To increase savings, business leaders must concentrate on the total cost of the supply chain, rather than just transportation prices.
Presented by: Hub Group









Tracking success
Tracking success
Stemco moves to T-Matics Command to better monitor performance and provide driver accountability for its Toyota forklift fleet. The decision is already paying big dividends.
Sponsored by Toyota