Making the Case For: An Automated Dimensioning Solution

By LM Staff · January 16, 2018 Rising warehousing costs are forcing shippers to find new ways to maximize valuable real estate. At the same time, dimensional weight (DIM) pricing is pressuring the same companies to reduce box sizes and the cost to ship their orders. Felt both on the shipping and receiving sides of […]

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The Changing Landscape of Barcode Labeling

By LM Staff · December 7, 2017 Barcode labeling is central to a range of mission-critical operations including production, distribution, supply chain traceability, management, control and final delivery. Every organization has its own unique set of business processes that it’s labeling must accommodate which adds even more to existing supply chain complexities. Because of this, […]

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An industry at a cross-roads

Editor’s note: This article originally ran in LM’s sister publication, Modern Materials Handling.  I’m in Florida this week at the annual meeting of MHI, the organization that represents the materials handling industry in North America and produces the ProMat and Modex trade shows.  At a prior meeting, I described MHI as an organizations at a cross-roads, and I think it’s […]

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SalonCentric: One Beautiful Network

As any fashion model will tell you, it isn’t easy to look perfect. It takes plenty of planning, preparation and assistance. It’s the same with freight transportation. If you want “white glove service” you have to devise a great strategy and then team up with best-in-class carriers to executive that plan on a daily basis. […]

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