CSCMP's Supply Chain Quarterly
June 23, 2018
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Building supply chain sustainability for competitive advantage
Building supply chain sustainability for competitive advantage
ProMat '17 keynote speaker Andrew Winston shares sustainability lessons learned from leaders in innovative facility design.
Omnichannel defined and optimized
Omnichannel defined and optimized
Kevin Reader, director of business development for KNAPP Logistics Automation, discusses key trends and developments in the logistics field, particularly the current state of omnichannel retail and fulfillment.
Shrinking the skills gap in logistics
Shrinking the skills gap in logistics
Dr. David DeLong, president of Smart Workforce Strategies, recaps some of his ProMat 2017 keynote presentation on practical solutions for closing critical skills shortages in logistics.
The
The "Amazonation" of logistics
Mike Regan, co-founder of TranzAct Technologies and an authoritative voice in the logistics profession, offers his take on issues shaping the industry's future, including the technological and operational changes stemming from the growth of Amazon.
Logistics Roadmap 2.0: A fresh look at the future
Logistics Roadmap 2.0: A fresh look at the future
Gary Forger, formerly the managing director of professional development at MHI and now a consultant to the organization, talks about MHI's U.S. Roadmap for Material Handling & Logistics and the issues logisticians will face in the future.
Robots with eyes: YUSA's Robotic Industrial Trucks
Robots with eyes: YUSA's Robotic Industrial Trucks
The research that helped to create the small rovers that explore the planets has also produced robotic industrial trucks. We look at how the automotive parts maker YUSA uses these robots for transporting goods within its Ohio manufacturing facility.
ASICS
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.
Keeping it strong at home
Keeping it strong at home
OPEX's new manufacturing facility was built with state-of-the-art technologies to assure it is environmentally friendly.
The right ingredients
The right ingredients
Automated storage and retrieval systems are used for storing inventory in distribution centers, but they can also support manufacturing operations. Such is the case with the AS/RS at Feinkost Dittmann, a German supplier of specialty food products.
A driving force
A driving force
To make sure it's ready for the future of auto parts distribution, febi bilstein built one of Europe's most technically advanced distribution centers. It features goods-to-person processing, kilometers of conveyors, and automated storage systems.
Voice on smartphones at Dotcom Distribution
Voice on smartphones at Dotcom Distribution
E-commerce fulfillment company Dotcom Distribution uses a mobile work execution system, including voice-directed mobile applications on smartphones. It allows Dotcom to process a large number of orders for many different clients at the same time.
Why Is
Why Is "Goods-to-Person" Order Fulfillment Getting So Much Attention?
Ken Ruehrdanz, market manager for distribution and warehousing systems at Dematic, explains the goods-to-person trend in order fulfillment and tells us what is driving the growing interest in this new approach to replenishment.
What Customers Can Teach You About Inventory Visibility
What Customers Can Teach You About Inventory Visibility
David Schneider, marketing manager for Hänel Storage Systems, recounts a recent conversation with a customer that highlighted how modern inventory management systems can improve inventory accuracy and availability.
Is Multichannel Distribution the Hottest Topic in Logistics?
Is Multichannel Distribution the Hottest Topic in Logistics?
Steve Schwietert, vice president for integrated systems sales at TGW Systems Inc., takes a look at some of the most important trends in direct-to-consumer and multichannel distribution.
Building the
Building the "Next Gen" Logistics Workforce
Robert Sheehan of the National Science Foundation's National Center for Supply Chain Technology Education discusses the center's work with academia and industry to create the new workforce that will drive the U.S. and world economies.
Why DCs Are Playing a Greater Role in Business Success
Why DCs Are Playing a Greater Role in Business Success
Mark Wheeler, director of supply chain solutions for Motorola Solutions Inc., discusses the evolving role and critical importance of warehouses and DCs in business success, and what tools and technology can drive that success.
Fortna President John White on Achieving Success in E-commerce and Multichannel Distribution
Fortna President John White on Achieving Success in E-commerce and Multichannel Distribution
John White, president of the supply chain consulting firm Fortna, discusses key market trends, including the very hot topics of e-commerce and multichannel distribution.
A Toolkit for
A Toolkit for "Do It Yourself" Logistics Software Customization
Bob Kennedy, vice president of business development at DMLogic, explains how software users can be empowered to do more with "do-it-yourself" customization.
Mobile Technologies Gaining Ground in Logistics
Mobile Technologies Gaining Ground in Logistics
Khalid Kidari of DAP Technologies discusses trends in mobile computing solutions, including the growing use of rugged and reliable computers, from mobile PDAs, tablets, and smart phones to fixed-mount devices.
Customer Demands Drive Changes in Logistics Practices
Customer Demands Drive Changes in Logistics Practices
Bill Leber, Swisslog Logistics' director of business development, Warehouse and Distribution Solutions Division in North America, outlines some of the key market trends impacting logistics management and technologies today.