Charles Fallon

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Material Flow: Add a WMS or Deploy ERP Functionality?

Food manufacturers inevitably encounter the question of whether to add a WMS or deploy more functionality in their existing ERP. It is tempting to opt...

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ERP Selection Process

A new ERP potentially means major changes for your staff. Begin early to assess how ready your workforce is for an implementation and start planning...

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Lessons From Seoul

I'm now safely returned from a business trip to wonderful Seoul, Korea. The city is vibrant and beautifully provocative - a journey I would recommend...

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Driverless Cars:  How a Recent Car Rental Turned Me into a Believer

I landed at LAX just shy of noon – probably the best time of the waking day to head north on the 405 and through the Tejon pass for a long flat drive...

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LIDD Expands Services with Emerging Brands Studio

There is an emerging class of young consumers leading a revolution in the food & beverage industry:

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How Supply Chain Infrastructure Affects Your Performance

Your supply chain infrastructure is at the heart of your business. Its productivity and efficiency help dictate capacity and revenue potential. Here...

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Emerging Consumers are Disrupting for the Food & Beverage Landscape

This is not the rant of a grey-haired, paunched boss complaining about distracted and indifferent millennials. The youngest members of the LIDD team...

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Tips for Selecting a Warehouse Management System (WMS)

There are 5 basic steps to follow when selecting a new WMS:

  1. Clearly define needs
  2. Identify potential solutions
  3. Create & issue RFP
  4. Shortlist solutions...
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In Network Design & Optimization, Neglect Infrastructure At Your Peril!

Two interesting articles published recently discuss the challenges confronting consumer packaged goods (CPG) manufacturers as the retail landscape...

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Two Main Objectives When Designing Your Pick Line

Balancing Two Main Objectives When Designing Your Pick Line

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