Modex_2016
Posted By  |  April 8, 2016

  There’s a reason MHI’s Modex show is called the “greatest supply chain show on earth”. With over 850 exhibitors, a large number of educational seminars and keynotes from top industry thought leaders, it’s truly a place for the industry to explore innovative solutions to challenges in the supply chain. Keynote speakers highlighted the importance […]

Robots-Are-Taking-Over-Warehouses---Day-3-of-Modex
Posted By  |  April 7, 2016

  Our first Modex blog discussed the latest in automation technology being used in the supply chain industry. Many distribution companies are taking it a step further, and utilizing robotics to optimize their warehouse processes. Traditionally, distribution warehouses have used a “man-to-goods” picking method, where workers travel to storage locations, pick the necessary items and […]

How-is-Automation-Improving-the-Supply-Chain
Posted By  |  April 6, 2016

  Modex 2016, presented by MHI, is a supply chain show aimed at solving the industry’s greatest challenges, sharing new ideas and innovations, and finding new ways to gain the competitive edge. While the exhibit floor showcased the industry’s latest and greatest across every product and technology type, several common themes seemed to be the […]

Aplicor
Posted By  |  March 29, 2016

  There are several business links that make up the strength of the supply chain. If a chain is only as strong as its weakest link, then smart business managers realize the necessity to keep them all as strong as possible. You can’t run the risk of solidifying every area and neglecting the one link that […]

Aplicor
Posted By  |  March 24, 2016

  Food & beverage distribution is a continually complex process that also requires constant evolution to keep up with demands. As a result, those in this industry frequently have to meet to come up with new solutions to stay ahead of the herd. You can see examples of this through meetings like the Food & […]

LinkedIn_implementation_planning_meeting
Posted By  |  March 23, 2016

  One of the steps that is often ignored or undervalued in the ERP selection process is the implementation planning meeting. Key stakeholders should be in attendance at this meeting in order for them to provide input into the process, as well as gain in the benefits. This type of meeting should be held with […]

medical_device
Posted By  |  March 18, 2016

Medical device distribution is a competitive business that requires the right strategy for success. Without an edge on your competition, profits can suffer. Most distributors in this space will spend a lot on technology for product, but often overlook the best technologies for process and operations improvement.