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More than 55 suppliers will attend the WERC 2010 Conference to meet with attendees in an educational environment. Check out who they are at the WIRE link.
Check out upcoming WERCouncil meeting in Boston.
Managing and Improving Warehouse Operations seminar, March 23 to 24, Kansas City Marriott Downtown.

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Companies going green, expecting suppliers to follow suit
Supply Chain Management Review    Share   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
If your company acts as a supplier to larger corporate clients, you'd better be prepared to discuss sustainability and environmental business practices because you can bet your clients will want to. That's the message of the results of a new survey conducted by the Carbon Disclosure Project, a nonprofit organization that collects climate change data from the corporate world. The CDP conducted the survey with the help of global management consulting firm A. T. Kearney. More



Packaging companies rethink the box: The state of green business
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Packaging issues have been of concern ever since the advent of "green" as a business issue. Early efforts were to create packaging from recycled or recyclable materials and then to reduce or eliminate packaging altogether. Packaging from biodegradable materials has had several false starts, probably because few packaging actually degrade in landfills or anywhere else. More

FDA warning reminds us of labeling's impact
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Seemingly basic details, such as a product's name or the amount of drug in a tablet, can pose potential patient safety risks if that information is confusing or inaccurate, as two current examples attest. What's in a name? Plenty, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. On Feb. 17, the agency noted that Novartis Consumer Health Inc. "agreed to change the name of Maalox Total Relief to one that does not include the word 'Maalox' and will change the drug's packaging to avoid further confusion." More

Collaborative Distribution
A new eBook written by Chris Kane of Kane Is Able, Inc. explains how Collaborative Distribution could be the next major advance in supply chain management. Learn how CPG manufacturers and retailers can save millions and embrace the green revolution. Download the eBook now.

To discuss how Kane’s Code Green collaborative distribution program can reduce your distribution costs to the Northeast, email Kane at CodeGreen@kaneisable.com
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Supply Chain Q1 2010: Thoughts from the field
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Over the last couple of weeks, I have been invited to two meetings that were related to event planning. One was for the annual Material Handling and Logistics Conference (HK Systems), another I can’t mention here yet. In the course of those meetings, which included supply chain managers and/or execs from a variety of companies, attendees offered a number of salient comments about the state of the supply chain right now in February 2010. More

Lydall Transport is now CrossGlobe
For over 50 years CrossGlobe has provided fast, efficient, trusted transportation & warehousing services to producers of specialized products that need expert care and handling.
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How 3PLs are coping with multichannel supply chains
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David Tu, president of DCL, looks at the tremendous pressures that logistics providers and their customers are facing, as they balance traditional distribution and direct-to-consumer services. More



Passenger rail initiative could give boost to freight
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When it comes to infrastructure improvements, logistics folks can be a skeptical lot -- and with good reason. For more than four decades, the professionals responsible for moving the materials and merchandise we all use each day repeatedly have seen their interests take a back seat to the interests of commuters and other motorists who are moving, for the most part, only themselves. More

Why RFID vendors, users speak different languages
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Vendors look at RFID from an engineering perspective, which often confuses end users who are trying to figure out what RFID does and how it can be used to improve the way they do business. I've been working on a special report that aims to explain the types of radio frequency identification systems, and to put them in a context that will help end users better understand the different "flavors" of the technology. More

MyEZClaim.net Manages Freight Claims Worldwide!

MyEZClaim.com was developed to provide a quicker and more efficient way for freight claim professionals to process and manage their OS&D claims and thereby improve cash flow for their business. It was established as a means to link shipper and 3PL's to the carriers that accept claims via the Internet.
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How to avoid employee lawsuits
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Small business owners might be surprised to learn they are vulnerable to the same worker complaints that plague corporate America. In particular, more employees are suing companies for violating wage-and-hour rules, typically claiming they weren't paid overtime. The following steps will help you avoid a potentially devastating employee lawsuit. More

SAE's SelectorPro
The next time you eat out there is a good chance your food will have been selected from the warehouse by SelectorPro. MORE
Anaheim 2010
Vocollect, #1 in the Business of Voice
Vocollect, Inc. is the number one provider of voice solutions for mobile associates worldwide, helping customers achieve a higher level of business performance through voice. Every day Vocollect enables over 250,000 associates worldwide to distribute more than $2 billion dollars worth of goods from distribution centers and warehouses to customer locations. Learn more
Find New Warehouse Value with WMS Analytics
In 2010 WMS solutions will continue to offer solid ROI for your warehouse, but analytics will increasingly be the key to driving new value from this investment. RedPrairie’s Performance Management solution can help you analyze where you can find new value in your warehouse. 
Your System Integrator for Sorting of Books, Garments, Multi-Media, Post and more
DistriSort Inc offers a wide experience and excellent competence in complete sorting solutions for SINGLE items in products such as: Books, Garments, Music + Multimedia, Shoes, Small Parcels, Flyers, Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics. Our control systems are developed in house (DistriSoft®) and control all aspects of the sorting system, including the sorter, scanners, induction belts, supply and dispatch conveyors and special machines. More


The "right stuff" for end-to-end fulfillment and distribution

Infor SCM Warehouse Management helps companies maximize product placement strategies, prioritize tasks, implement fair productivity standards, and increase logistics efficiency. 

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