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Continuous improvement in action
This month in Modern brings you inside the 1.5-million-square-foot Canadian Tire DC.
Year in review: 2018 System Reports
cover stories in 2018 profiled some of the companies whose success is emblematic of a thriving industry.
JLL industrial outlook shows slower growth amid strong market fundamentals
The United States industrial real estate sector has been thriving in recent years, but report suggests 2019 could be a year in which the sector presses the pause button.
Other Voices: Understanding your options for bulk location warehouse signs
Important areas of consideration include sign material, location and installation.
New benefits realized in a connected world
We’re all experiencing the effect our hyper-connected society is having in our day-to-day lives.
JLL report focuses on urban infill warehouse and distribution space to fill last-mile gap
The intersection of e-commerce activity and last-mile logistics with growing consumer expectations for same-day delivery has led to increased need for e-commerce distribution operations located closer to consumers in populous urban areas.
DMW&H signs exclusive distribution agreement with Dynamic Logistic Systems
Case dispenser technology adds to DMW&H’s solutions for picking high-volume SKUs in wine & spirits applications.
EnerSys delivers its 30,000th NexSys battery
Confectionery manufacturer uses NexSys batteries for a mix of turret trucks, sit-down three-wheelers and stock pickers.
Material Handling Industry Makes the Digital Transformation
To keep pace with unrelenting e-commerce fulfillment speeds and order volumes, many DC operations have taken significant steps in making the transition to more automated, digital processes.
How Distribution Centers Can Excel in the New E-Commerce Era
Today, the pace of change in modern e-commerce has raised the stakes, putting tremendous pressure on fulfillment operations to process orders quickly and accurately for retailers and consumers.
Dematic to open new sequencing and distribution center in Fort Worth, Texas
New facility designed to optimize implementation process by releasing shipments to customer sites in segments.
UPS rolls out on-demand U.S. fulfillment network geared towards B2B e-commerce
New technology company and digital platform focused on matching available warehouse space and fulfillment services geared towards merchants shipping online orders to their customers quickly.
Honeywell and Carnegie Mellon University to collaborate on robotics and AI for connected DCs
The collaboration will focus on next-generation machine learning and robotic controls to help distribution centers address rising e-commerce demands and resource challenges.
60 Seconds with Steve Raymond, Raymond Handling Concepts Corp.
Modern spends 60 seconds talking with Steve Raymond, retired CEO of Raymond Handling Concepts Corp.
CBRE research highlights another quarter of declining U.S. industrial real estate availability
In its “U.S. Industrial Availability Index,” CBRE reported that the availability rate for U.S. industrial real estate fell ten basis points to 7.2% in the second quarter, which is its lowest level since 2000. CBRE said this represents the 32nd consecutive quarterly decline, with demand for industrial…