Retailers and manufacturers are evaluating the pros and cons of handling tasks in-house versus outsourcing to a third-party logistics partner. * By Sheryl S...
Turning Pressure Into Inspiration Pressures on the supply chain have changed over the years. It is partially because of these pressures that the supply chain..
* By Katie Kuehner-Hebert * As the automobile industry ramps up testing of self-driving vehicles at facilities like University of Michigan’s Mcity and the..
A number of improvements to the fulfillment process are now catching fire industrywide, while early adopters are exploring other innovations, MHI members say...
Distribution Centers “Popping-Up” Closer to the Customer to Meet eCommerce Demand By Katie Kuehner-Hebert— When it comes to ecommerce fulfillment, it’s..
The Industry 4.0 ‘Horse Is Out of the Barn’ By Katie Kuehner-Hebert Industry 4.0—incorporating the Internet of Things (IoT) into intelligent industrial..
More and more end-customers are demanding that automated material handling solutions be integrated to address the “full stream” of order fulfillment and..
MHI’s Order Fulfillment Solutions (OFS) Industry Group is presenting two must-see sessions this year at ProMat 2017 in Chicago: a review of the “latest and..
If you pay attention to media headlines, you might think that airborne drones, autonomous, self-driving vehicles or crowd-sourced private vehicle owners will..
As e-commerce continues to grow, regulators and consumers are increasingly demanding that online retailers and fulfillment centers prove that their products..