Mark Wheeler, director of industry solutions for Zebra Technologies, discusses the applicability of the internet of Things to transportation and logistics and to many areas of the supply chain. [Run Time (Min.): 11:05]
The quality of many types of reports will improve as the Internet of Things allows greater visibility into more nodes in the supply chain, says John Rosenberger, Mgr., iWAREHOUSE Gateway & Global Telematics, Raymond Corp. [Run Time (Min.): 10:48]
Eduardo Vega, managing director and CEO of Toyota Material Handling Capital, details the different leasing products available for the thousands of new and used forklifts exported to Mexico. [Run Time (Min.): 5:50]
Mobile apps are combining warehouse information with employee performance data into a single view so inventory bottlenecks can be avoided, says Peter Schnorbach, senior director of product management at Manhattan Associates. [Run Time (Min.): 6:13]
ThomasNet has created a database to make the search for companies owned by women, minorities, veterans and others much easier, says Ed Edwards, manager of audience outreach. [Run Time (Min.): 6:01]
Across many industries' supply chains, the prediction is to see greater use of analytics and predictive modeling, says Keith Phillips, president and CEO of Voxware. [Run Time (Min.): 10:09]
Storage arrangements have to adapt to all-encompassing sprinkler codes that keep changing, says Gerald R. Schultz, principal of the Fire Protection International Consortium Inc. [Run Time (Min.): 11:20]
As social media heightens consumer expectations, warehouse planning and operations must be optimal, say Marvin Logan, director of consulting services, and Blake Bearden, regional director, both of Bastian Solutions. [Run Time (Min.): 10:09]
Mobile technology is boosting productivity, paring headcount, increasing velocity and accuracy, and solving multiple problems in the warehouse, says Steven M. Sikorski, product manager at Panasonic. [Run Time (Min.): 7:47]
Tim Brown, managing director of the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute at Georgia Tech, describes how supply chain education has evolved over the past two decades and highlights how the Institute is employing internet and hybrid classes to expand its continuing education program. [Run Time...
As warehouse workers get older and heavier it becomes harder for them to meet the physical demands of their job. Dr. Volker Schmitz explains how low-cost lift-assist equipment can alleviate this problem, while improving productivity. [Run Time (Min.): 8:30]
Today's workforce may consist of Baby Boomers hanging onto their jobs, Gen Xers growing impatient to move up, and Millennials expecting to leapfrog their way to the top. Generations expert Hannah Ubl offers tips for leaders who must manage this potentially combustible mix. [Run Time (Min.): 9:44]
Steve Lovejoy, senior vice president for Starbucks' global supply chain, discusses initiatives that Starbucks has under way to meet the "whenever, wherever" demands of today's consumers as well as projects aimed at understanding the consumer of tomorrow. [Run Time (Min.): 8:41]
Hiding illicit drugs and money amongst an otherwise legal freight move greatly reduces the risk for criminals working in the $420bn-a-year drug trafficking business. John Murphy of the DEA discusses what makes companies vulnerable and how to protect corporate assets. [Run Time (Min.): 9:19]
Tammy Bliss recently left a career with Fortune 500 companies to become an entrepreneur. These two worlds share many challenges, including finding and keeping talented employees, she says. Bliss also discusses her new company, ConversionR, which promotes reuse of cardboard cartons. [Run Time...