A natural fit
A natural fit
As sales skyrocketed, a Japanese specialty skincare and nutrition company needed a better method for processing 4 million shipments a month. The natural solution: automated systems.

Honeywell picks Android OS for future handhelds
New family of rugged handheld computers for the warehouse will use common hardware through 2025.

C.H. Robinson ramps up use of Omnitracs load-tracking tool
Software collects positioning data on cargo through web-based analytics platform.

Bastian to build manufacturing site north of Indianapolis
$8 million Westfield facility to open next year.



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 »
The Warehouse of the Future – WITRON’s OPM Technology at Meijer in Wisconsin
The Warehouse of the Future – WITRON’s OPM Technology at Meijer in Wisconsin
Meijer and WITRON have again worked together on installing this fully automated food distribution center in Wisconsin. WITRON’s automation technology enables optimal picking of cases onto pallets for store order fulfillment.
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.



New CargoNet tool maps risk of cargo theft on any route
RouteSearch displays crime and fraud data for routes throughout North America, firm says.
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.

dcv_blog_img.sm.jpg Dispatches
Material handling gets automated; film at 11
shannon_vaillancourt.sm.jpg Shannon Vaillancourt on Logistics Problem Solving
Does Your TMS Allow You to Benefit from Automation?
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
You can’t drive to an island, but you can fly from it.
One-Off Sound Off
The Future of IoT in the Supply Chain: It’s Complicated
jeff_schmitz.sm.jpg Jeff Schmitz on Visibility that is Visionary
The Smart Manufacturing Revolution is Upon Us
roxana_osuna.sm.jpg Roxana Osuna on Making you a part of US/Mexico Supply Chain
What you need to know about needs
mike_ward.sm.jpg Mike Ward on Barcode Labeling in a Global Supply Chain
Need Help Implementing & Maintaining a Validated and Compliant Labeling Solution?
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 Current State – The Second Step in a Proper Warehouse Management Software Selection Process
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
Lean Manufacturing leads to greater efficiency
richard_sharpe.sm.jpg Richard Sharpe on Analytics and Big Data
Taming the Big Data “Monster” - A CSCMP Learning Opportunity
randy_mullett.sm.jpg Randy Mullett on Washington
Innovation Revolution in Transportation Requires Regulatory Change
art_vanbodegraven.sm.jpg Art van Bodegraven: The Art of Art
Models Of Leadership - Granite Or Balsa Wood?
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.

MCFA Introduces Enhancements to Jungheinrich Electric Multidirectional Forklift
Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc...

MCFA Introduces New Jungheinrich Lithium-Ion Battery Option for 4,500 Lb. Walkie Pallet Truck
Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc...

SEALAND UNVEILS REMOTE CONTAINER MANAGEMENT END-TO-END VISIBILITY TOOL AT PMA FRESH SUMMIT 2017
- Live Remote Container Management (RCM) demos will be conducted in Booth#1801 -
Miramar, Florida, October 16, 2017 - SeaLand, the Intra-Americas regional ocean carrier of the Maersk Transport & Logistics division, today announces that it will introduce RCM (Remote Container Management) at PMA (Produce Marketing Association) Fresh Summit in New Orleans on October 20-21, 2017...

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
The The "Amazon" Effect and Your Supply Chain
In this report, learn how the "Amazon Effect" is disrupting supply chains and how some companies are overcoming these challenges.
Presented by: Ryder









Fast film
Fast film
An automated storage and retrieval system keeps plastic wrapping materials on the move at Next Generation Films.
Sponsored by Interlake Mecalux