Articles | October 2014

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Case Studies

DC Solutions

Automation That’s Worth the Weight

When a merger required Nature’s Way to consolidate distribution facilities, it called on the services of system supplier The Numina Group for a new design and technologies. Today, the facility successfully distributes products to customers in 50 states, and overseas through five supply chain channels.

Reader Profile

Leslie Dean: Serving Up FroYo Mojo

Profile of Leslie Dean, senior director, supply chain, at Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt.

Commentary

Vittorio Aronica

3PL LineVittorio Aronica

Logistics Sector Leads the Internet of Things Revolution

The Internet of Things is the wave of the future – but for the logistics segment, the future is closer than you think.

Felecia Stratton

Checking InFelecia Stratton

Modal Harmony in a Discordant Market

Intermodal solutions can have significant returns, but there are challenges to consider.

Scott Swartz

Online ExclusiveIT MattersScott Swartz

Challenges for Today’s Global Supply Chain: Cost, Profitability and Personalization

An optimized supply chain allows companies to reduce costs, lower risk, increase transparency, and support new products.

Randy Marble

Online ExclusiveIT MattersRandy Marble

Three Ways a WCS Can Improve Your Operation

A modular warehouse control system can help smaller operations keep up with larger competitors.

Paul A. Myerson

The Lean Supply ChainPaul A. Myerson

A Lean and Agile Supply Chain: Not an Option, But a Necessity

Companies can benefit from have a hybrid supply chain that is not only Lean, but also agile.

Tim Taylor

Online ExclusiveViewpointTim Taylor

The Spot Market – And How Not to Use It

Using the spot market correctly can reduce backlogs of shipping and keep costs under control.

Jeff Vielhaber

Online ExclusiveViewpointJeff Vielhaber

Intermodal Transportation’s Solution to Our Evolving Supply Chain Demands

Intermodal transport provides cost savings, increased reliability, greater capacity, and green and safety advantages.

Forest Himmelfarb

ViewpointForest Himmelfarb

Making Hazmat Regulation Compliance Less Hazardous

New technologies simplify hazmat transport regulations to help shippers avoid costly fines and suspended operations.

How-To

Ten Tips

Selecting a Yard Management System

Yard management systems provide visibility into yard operations. Here is advice for choosing the right YMS provider and solution to meet your unique needs.

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