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High Piled Storage

What is high-piled storage and are there special requirements regarding it? What is the procedure if you want to start stacking freight higher in your warehouse? High-piled storage refers to inventory that is stacked higher than a pre-determined height. High-Pile Storage Permits are required for any business implementing high-piled storage. Here is a summary of […]

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How to Make MRO Supply Businesses Better

When it comes to staying on top of the game in distribution, everything revolves around the basics. The companies you serve need what they need – when they need it. If they can’t get it from you in a timely manner, they will look elsewhere. Here are some thoughts regarding staying on top in the […]

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Warehouse Tech-Build the Supply Chain of Your Dreams Part 3 of 3

We’re still dreaming….remember you have an unlimited budget and an amazing IT department… So far in talking about building the supply chain of our dreams we touched on what robots and hardware could do to enhance the workplace, now let’s focus on Software. Aside from the physical logistics of handling materials and managing workers and […]

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Polar Vortex

The first hot new phrase of 2014 could arguably be “Polar Vortex.” According to Wikipedia, a polar vortex is a persistent large scale cyclone located near the planet’s geographical poles. It’s not the first time the phenomenon has been identified, but it certainly did become a common topic the week of January 6, 2014, when […]

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U.S. Veterans in U.S. Logistics

As American presence in Iraq and Afghanistan dwindles, more and more members of the armed forces return home and prepare for a new season in life.  Some of these men and women will continue domestic military careers but many seek a fresh start in the private sector.  In this month’s edition of DC Velocity senior editor Toby […]

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Shrinking the Globe (Somewhat) Locally

Logistics Management’s Patrick Burnson wrote this month about alternative distribution networks on the rise as global shifts prove traditional off-shoring to no longer afford the savings it formerly did.  With contributions from several logistics experts, Burnson has provided much food for thought. Dr. Dale Rogers, co-director of the Center for Supply Chain Management at Rutgers University details […]

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Changes for Leading Supply Chain Organization

The group formerly known as Material Handling Industry of America will now be referred to as simply Material Handling Industry.  Interestingly enough, this change is not only indicative of a broadening of horizons, but also a return to origins.  MHI was founded as such in 1945.  The MHI of today will continue to focus on […]

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2013 Supply Chain Industry Predictions

Clifford Lynch, of C.F. Lynch & Associates, has looked into his crystal ball (and called upon years of experience) to make predictions for the supply chain industry yet again this year. In this month’s edition of DC Velocity, Lynch has drafted a top-ten list of changes (or lack thereof) we can expect for 2013. 1) The Usual; […]

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Post-Sandy Supply Chain Support

As children return to school, power returns to many homes and businesses, and people begin the long return to normalcy, super storm Sandy’s destruction remains scattered about the northeast United States. Thanks to many in the supply chain industry, there has been rapid movement to bring aid to those in need and to jump start […]

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