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Xact Warehouse Solutions at EntreLeadership

Last month Xact Warehouse Solutions traveled to Nashville, Tennessee, to spend a week experiencing financial coach Dave Ramsey’s Entre Leadership Master Series. The event included seminars on organization, team culture, recruiting, finances, and external affairs, and provided a refreshing perspective on our goals as a company. We’ve begun using the many invaluable tools we took […]

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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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10 Ways to Repurpose a Pallet

18th century English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge is perhaps best known by his Romanticized tale “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” in which sailors lament “Water, water, every where, and all the boards did shrink; water, water, every where, nor any drop to drink.” Perhaps more fitting to the material handling industry would be “Pallets, […]

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Pallet Rack Safety

It’s easy to become comfortable with routines, less careful with safety procedures, and familiar with the tools we use every day.  However, in the warehousing industry, this can be incredibly dangerous.  No doubt, pallet rack is one of the most commonplace varieties of material handling equipment, seemingly an extension of the building in which it stands. Although we […]

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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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ProMat 2013 Begins Today!

This week tens of thousands of material handling and supply chain professionals will gather in Chicago for ProMat 2013, the largest material handling exposition in the U.S., which runs from today to Thursday, January 24th. This event is actually a combination of two shows as attendees are also eligible to attend Automate 2013, which spotlights […]

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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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Xact at WERC!

On Wednesday, October 10th, Xact Warehouse Solutions joined approximately 40 other material handling leaders for the 11th Annual NorthTX WERCouncil Warehousing Convention. This was a great time of networking, idea-sharing, and, for many, was an opportunity to learn about new solutions for their warehousing needs. As an exhibitor, Xact Warehouse Solutions greeted hundreds of event […]

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Protecting Your Interests & Internet

This week both tech and business worlds have been a-buzz with nervous energy over the impending shutdown of the FBI server designed to protect millions from the infamous “DNSChanger”.  If you haven’t caught wind of Monday’s scheduled disengagement or are not sure how it will affect you, please read on. Last autumn the creators of […]

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Rack Protection

It can easily be said that an individual, a group, or even an idea is only as good as the legs on which it stands. The same is true for your warehouse.  If your equipment is not reinforced it is vulnerable.  Leaving your equipment vulnerable leaves you, your employees, your product and your business vulnerable. To protect […]

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