Convenience drives buying trends in an omnichannel world
Convenience drives buying trends in an omnichannel world
"BOPIS" and "BORIS" options breathe new life into brick-and-mortar stores as buyers seek convenience above all else in today's omnichannel environment.

Amazon offers truckers an app for expedited check-in at DCs
Amazon Relay could help drivers maximize hours of service under ELD regulations, analyst says.

Inttra unveils new cloud-based applications for container forecasting and shipment planning
Company says its new Inttra C-FAST forecasting product reduces the manual effort of matching anticipated container volumes with carriers' capacity.

Tesla unveils electric semi tractor with 500-mile range
J.B. Hunt buys multiple Tesla Semis for intermodal and dedicated contract services divisions.



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 »
Come fly with us! See this 200,000 distribution center from a drone's eye view
Come fly with us! See this 200,000 distribution center from a drone's eye view
When Werner Electric expanded their distribution center, they chose a custom Steel King rack-supported pick module for strength, flexibility and cost effectiveness. Steel King's durability provides a competitive advantage and low maintenance cost.
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.



They can get the job done
Seeking good employees with solid logistics experience? Look to vets to fill your squad.

dcv_blog_img.sm.jpg Dispatches
MIT prez issues “call to action” on balancing robotic automation with human work skills
shannon_vaillancourt.sm.jpg Shannon Vaillancourt on Logistics Problem Solving
Reevaluating the Role of the 3PL
chris_jones.sm.jpg Chris Jones on Best Practices
Still Don’t Believe in Premium Pricing? Go Pound Sand
steve_geary.sm.jpg Steve Geary on Public Sector Logistics
Blockchains for Blockheads.  I think I finally get it.
One-Off Sound Off
4 Options to Consider When Relabeling Warehouse Racks
jeff_schmitz.sm.jpg Jeff Schmitz on Visibility that is Visionary
How IoT Gives Supply Chains an Intelligent Edge
roxana_osuna.sm.jpg Roxana Osuna on Making you a part of US/Mexico Supply Chain
What you need to know about needs
brett_schurman.sm.jpg Brett Schurman on Distribution Recruiting and Retention
Hardest time to Hire since 2000!
mike_rudolph.sm.jpg Mike Rudolph on the Logistics of Defense
Logistics is invisible, until it isn't . . .
ian_hobkirk.sm.jpg Ian Hobkirk on Getting it Right in the Distribution Center
Define the Future State – The Third Step in Selecting the RIGHT WMS
elmore_alexander.sm.jpg Elmore Alexander on Management
Hiccup Leads to “Uneventful Event” – Without Planning and Effective Management, the Result Could Have Been a Catastrophe
kate_lee.sm.jpg Kate Lee on Productivity
Want More Leads? Focus on Brand Awareness.
robert_gordon.sm.jpg Two Sides of the Logistics Coin
APICS Conference 2017
richard_sharpe.sm.jpg Richard Sharpe on Analytics and Big Data
The First Annual Supply Chain Data and Analytics Survey Results Are In – Where Do You Stand?
art_vanbodegraven.sm.jpg Art van Bodegraven: The Art of Art
Optimal Supply Chains
steve_simmerman.sm.jpg Steve Simmerman on Technology
Petya Ransomeware Attack and the Impact on Global Supply Chains!


Thinking <em>inside</em> the box
Thinking inside the box
Converting part of its DC to a very-narrow-aisle (VNA) configuration let the Nova Scotia Liquor Corp. handle more products within the facility's existing footprint.

Big Ass Fans Launches World's Toughest Handheld Light
Big Ass Light, a division of Big Ass Fans, announces the release of the world's toughest and brightest battery-powered LED work light: the Big Ass Light Bar...

MCFA Introduces New Jungheinrich® Pallet Truck to North American Product Line
Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc...

INTTRA Unveils a New Suite of Applications Boosting Operational Effectiveness
New INTTRA C-FAST reduces manual effort by up to 40% Parsippany, N...

DCs Work Smarter to Address Labor Challenges DCs Work Smarter to Address Labor Challenges
Get an in-depth look at the results of the 2017 Warehouse and Distribution Center Employment Outlook Survey.
Presented by: Lucas Systems
Calculating the True Cost of Productivity Calculating the True Cost of Productivity
This white paper demonstrates two calculations that contribute to calculating the true cost of productivity—labor costs and throughput.
Presented by: Kardex Remstar
Overcoming the Order Fulfillment Burden with Warehouse Execution Systems Overcoming the Order Fulfillment Burden with Warehouse Execution Systems
Discover why a warehouse execution system may be the best choice for you to improve warehouse processes.
Presented by: Westfalia









Auto-mation
Auto-mation
Installing an automated storage and retrieval system along with Sorting Transfer Vehicles and specialized pick stations has improved handling and productivity at Piolax, a supplier to U.S. automotive plants.
Sponsored by Daifuku Wynright