Control towers made easy
Companies seeking supply chain visibility can set up a control tower on their own. But there's also an alternate route.

Supply chain pioneer's new book provides a personal take on life and business
Joe Andraski's My Incredible Supply Chain Journey ... and What You Can Learn From It is a unique account of his personal story, Nabisco history, and what makes a supply chain organization great.

Zebra Technologies to acquire Motorola Solutions' enterprise business
$3.45 billion deal to include Motorola's mobile computing, bar-code scanning, and wireless LAN solutions.

DOT official says transportation funding to come from changes in inventory accounting formula, tax treatment of overseas earnings
Rogoff said DOT to propose White House's plan to Congress within two weeks.



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Big Plans for WERC's 2014 Annual Conference
Big Plans for WERC's 2014 Annual Conference
Michael Mikitka, the CEO at Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) discusses some of WERC's current initiatives, and the planning for this year's annual conference at its companion WIRE exhibition.
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Commercial Warehousing 2014: Full service 3PL
Commercial Warehousing 2014: Full service 3PL
Since 1966, CWI has been offering a full suite of 3PL services to include temperature controlled warehousing, packaging and transportation services.
Webcasts »
Evidence-Based Decision Making Begins with Big Data
Evidence-Based Decision Making Begins with Big Data
In this webinar, Karl Manrodt, Ph.D., Georgia Southern University, and Kristen Wylie of Kronos discuss the impact and value of Big Data strategies. Discover what's yielded success for other companies and what tools are available to your organization.


Creative problem solving on display at Modex 2014
Atlanta trade show showcases products that are unusual, creative, and just plain interesting.

What do shippers want? Custom IT solutions
Study finds shippers are no longer satisfied with standard-issue IT offerings from their logistics service providers.


CNG truck makes pioneering cross-country journey
Saddle Creek Logistics Services says its "Great American Green Ride" is the first cross-country trip by a for-hire vehicle powered by compressed natural gas.
Delivery drones? Amazon's late to the party
The U.S. Marines have been delivering heavy cargo via unmanned cargo helicopters for nearly two years, says DCV blogger.

Crown stacker truck wins international design award
U.S. and European art and design institutions have chosen Crown's ES/ET 4000 Series stacker lift truck as an exemplar of good industrial design.
How to avoid "automation overkill" in warehouses and DCs
Following a few simple guidelines can help warehouse operators be sure they're getting a solid return on their automation investment, says David Riffel of TAKE Solutions.

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.

Meeting the Demand For Faster Order Fulfillment Meeting the Demand For Faster Order Fulfillment
This white paper will outline the use of automated, software-driven picking technologies such as horizontal carousels, vertical carousels and vertical lift modules for inventory picking.
Presented by: Kardex Remstar
Selecting the Correct Automatic Identification & Data Collection Technologies for your Retail Distribution Center Application Selecting the Correct Automatic Identification & Data Collection Technologies for your Retail Distribution Center Application
Learn how to better understand the potential benefits and limitations of camera/image-based code readers and RFID.
Presented by: SICK
Optimizing Distribution Networks for a Competitive Advantage Optimizing Distribution Networks for a Competitive Advantage
Download this new report for a closer look at how distribution network configuration can impact supply chain effectiveness.
Presented by: Saddle Creek Logistics Services