The dos and don'ts of buying used lift trucks
The dos and don'ts of buying used lift trucks
Previously owned lift trucks can be a great choice for some buyers. Three dealers offer advice on when to go that route and how to avoid getting stuck with a lemon.

Push for national hiring standard for truckers pits shippers, brokers against plaintiffs' bar
TIA, others seek to end trial lawyers' successful liability run against industry.

UPS Freight making move to density-based pricing, chief says
Holmes said initiative being introduced to "interested" shippers.

Drivers wanted: English as a primary language not required
Will U.S. truckers look overseas to recruit drivers?



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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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Multi-Tier Supplier Collaboration Solution
Multi-Tier Supplier Collaboration Solution
Shirell James discusses how businesses can achieve over 99% in-store service levels, dramatically reduce lead times, and lower inventory levels across the supply chain with One Network's Intelligent Supply solution.
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Designing Multichannel Fulfillment Operations: 5 Steps to Success
Designing Multichannel Fulfillment Operations: 5 Steps to Success
Adam Mullen of Fortna Inc. and DC VELOCITY's Peter Bradley offer practical advice on designing cost-effective, multichannel DCs that can meet demand, regardless of which channel it comes from, and at the lowest total cost-to-serve.

11th Annual DC Metrics Study: How do you measure up? 11th Annual DC Metrics Study: How do you measure up?
Which metrics are most important to DC and warehousing professionals? How does your own facility measure up against the competition? Find out by tuning in to this FREE, live broadcast, as we present an overview of the results of the 11th Annual DC Metrics Study, conducted by DC VELOCITY and the Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC).





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

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.
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.


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