The Material Handling and Supply Chain Blog

It’s the Little Things: How Anti-Fatigue Mats Make a Big Impact

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February 23rd, 2018

It’s easy to focus on highly automated material handling solutions, especially when these systems have technologies such as fast-moving robots, conveyor, or software. However, it’s just as important to focus on the basics of a material handling environment, including ergonomic products like anti-fatigue mats.

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Industrial Real Estate Considerations for Goods-to-Person Technologies

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February 21st, 2018

Just as the internet has been an enabler for e-commerce, today’s modern goods-to-person (GTP) automation technologies have been an enabler for e-commerce order fulfillment, especially when those orders are delivered on the promise of next-day or same-day delivery.

Continue Reading: GTP Tech Impacts Building Design

Automated Order Routing: A Keystone of Your Warehouse Control System

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February 16th, 2018

From intelligent modules, to proactive monitoring, and complete data visibility into your operations; Automated Order Routing is a software system that will be the keystone to holding your entire operation together.

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How the New Tax Law Could Impact Material Handling

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February 14th, 2018

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 that President Trump signed into law this past December was the most comprehensive overhaul of the US tax code in over 30 years.  The law contains significant changes to both individual and corporate tax rates.  There is little doubt the law will impact all Americans in some manner or another, but what impact will the tax law have on the material handling industry?

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3 Keys to a Successful Warehouse Management System Implementation

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February 9th, 2018

Purchasing a new warehouse management system (WMS) can bring levels of uncertainty. You want to ensure it’s installed correctly and smoothly and your employees are properly trained. To do so, here are 3 steps to a successful WMS implementation.

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