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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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Are You Going to Modex?

Just about every industry holds its own trade show to highlight innovations, showcase contributors, and offer its members a place to learn, share, and network in all aspects of the trade. Well… supply chain and material handling are no different, and our team at Xact Warehouse Solutions is MODEX-bound! From April 4th through 7th MHI, […]

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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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Warehouse Tech-Build the Supply Chain of Your Dreams Part 2 of 3

Let’s continue dreaming….remember you have an unlimited budget and an amazing IT department… Last week we began talking about building the supply chain of our dreams and touched on what robots could do to enhance the workplace, now let’s focus on Hardware. Surely, in your real life warehouse, you do have some pretty nifty devices: […]

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Warehouse Tech: Build the Supply Chain of Your Dreams Part 1 of 3

Imagine you have an unlimited budget and an amazing IT department… what new technologies would you implement for your warehouse and supply management systems? Which would you choose to improve first? Inventory handling? Personnel management? Transportation efficiency? How does your own warehouse utilize recent advances in technology? Pretending you have that unlimited budget, here are […]

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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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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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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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Upcoming Material Handling Convention!

On October 10th, the North Texas Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) will hold its 11th Annual Warehousing Resource Convention at the Grapevine Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas.  Xact Warehouse Solutions would like to invite you to join us for this event featuring more than 40 exhibitors, including ourselves.  We will be hosting a booth […]

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Conveyor Confusion Clarified

For some organizations, choosing a conveyor system is a no-brainer.  For others, the endless waves of information and conveyor terminology are overwhelming.  Gravity conveyors, MDR conveyors, extendable conveyors and more -how do you choose which one is right for your facility?  In some cases, a warehouse or distribution center may need more than one type […]

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