Trivia - July 2018

Packaging has evolved, and continues to evolve, to be more than a protective cover to transport and store items. Initially people used gourds, shells...

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Benefits of Voice Picking in Distribution Centers

“Hey Siri” and “OK Google” are what first come to mind when we think of voice-enabled systems and speech recognition. Over the last few years, huge...

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The Importance of User Acceptance Testing in WMS Integration

User Acceptance Testing (UAT) is often seen as less important than system development during a WMS integration, but it is crucial to an...

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Supply Chain Infrastructure Challenges That Come with The Canadian Legalization of Marijuana

With the passing of Bill C-45 Tuesday evening, recreational marijuana moves into the final stage of legalization across Canada. Depending on the...

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Rail vs. Truck Shipments

Over long distances, shipping by rail will be cheaper, faster and less carbon-intensive than trucking. Almost any consumer good, including...

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eCommerce Integration: Designing Your Distribution Infrastructure

When introducing e-commerce into your DC, you’ll need to consider pick line configuration. While some instances may warrant picking web orders through...

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LIDD to Host 2nd Annual Forum on Supply Chain Infrastructure

The LIDD Forum brings together supply chain executives every year to learn from each others’ successes and challenges in developing the buildings,...

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Build Flexibility Into Your Distribution Operation

A startup food manufacturer planned to sell its new product as a subscription service direct to consumers online, sending customers a box of food on a...

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Trivia - May 2018

Conveyor belts are considered an integral part of many production lines. Originally they were invented to transport bulk items like grains, coal and...

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Institute a Sales & Operations Planning Process from the Start

Imagine you’re running an online grocery store. The marketing department puts raspberries on sale in July when they’re plentiful. Customers order them...

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