All posts tagged distribution center


Turn Your DC Into an Efficiency Center This Holiday Season

Guest blog by Luther Webb, director, operation and solutions consulting, MHI member company, Intelligrated As the holidays approach, high-stakes distribution and fulfillment operations must be more efficient than ever to serve immense order volumes and meet service level agreements. Forecasts predict […]

New Video from MHI View: Smart Glasses and Watches in the Distribution Center

MHI view just released a new video on Smart Glasses and Watches in the Distribution Center. Wearable technologies like smartglasses, are allowing large leaps in the efficiency of distribution centers for early adopters. Companies need to decide if, how and when […]

Applying Lean Principles to the Distribution Center

The ultimate goal of lean is to provide outstanding value to the customer through a flawless creation process that has zero waste. Companies that work toward these outcomes are more successful and competitive – so scrutinizing your processes using lean as […]

Changing Customer Expectations Drive Growth of Distribution Centers

By Katie Kuehner-Hebert for MHI Solutions Distribution centers are growing massively in size due to the explosion of SKUs and increasing demands to supply goods to customers as soon as possible. There are many reasons for this change. New online […]

Demand High for U.S. Industrial Space

Demand for U.S. industrial real estate is outpacing supply, raising rents to near pre-recession levels and attracting speculative investment in new facilities, according to a new report by the real estate firm CBRE Inc. Key findings: –Demand remains solid, with […]

The ABCs of Distribution Center Management

The University of Tennessee (UT) Global Supply Chain Institute recently published a report focused on warehouse best practices. The report entitled “The ABCs of DCs: Distribution Center Management: A Best Practices Overview” is the fifth in UT’s Game Changing Trends […]

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