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June 25, 2017
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New Era
New Era's DC in Harrisburg, Pa., recently underwent major renovations as demand doubled when the company took on the contract for the NFL. In addition, it had to adjust with new technologies to accommodate the growth in online shopping.
BHFO
BHFO discovered that being able to respond to customers quickly is a key to success in the fashion game. The company recently moved into a sophisticated facility in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, that features a huge robotic system for fetching fashion.
Ryder
The products we use everyday come to us in all different types of packaging. In this segment, we had to Athens, Georgia to see how one facility packages crackers, cookies, macaroni and more in many different ways.
Fashion Delivered with Style
Desigual is one of the world's leading fashion designers. Located in Barcelona, Spain, this company's distribution center features a unique processing technology that helps provide bright and colorful fashions to customers all over the world.
Cardinal Health
Cardinal Health's facility in Waukegan, Illinois, is one of the largest medical supply warehouses in the world. Each day, four miles of conveyors and sophisticated software keep medical products moving at a healthy pace.
CenterPoint Intermodal Center
CenterPoint Intermodal Center in Elwood, Illinois is North America's largest inland port. Unlike a coastal port, there are no boats here. Instead there are two major railroads and thousands of trucks.
ASICS
In ASICS' half-a-million-square-foot DC in Mississippi, automation allows thousands of shoes each day to practically run through the building, helping ASICS distribute footwear to its many sales channels throughout North America.
Florida East Coast Railway
Florida owes much of its development to the arrival of the railway in the late 1800s. That railroad, Florida East Coast Railway, still exists today. But instead of carrying passengers, FEC now hauls all of the goods the Sunshine State uses every day.
The logistics behind a trade show
Get an inside look at the logistics behind MHI's ProMat, a show that attracts 800 exhibitors and some 30,000 visitors.
Staples in Orlando – shipping the right-sized package every time
How many times have you ordered something online and when you received it, the item shipped in a box way too big for what you ordered. See how Staples resolved that problem with technology that produces the right-sided box for every shipment.