Distribution and Transportation Case Studies
In-line wheels keep loads level on uneven floors
Three windmills shipped from Spain
Sears Canada DCs help boost the bottom line
Greenhouse uses leased trucks to deliver Christmas poinsettias
Bicycle distributor opens new DC
A look inside the retailer's main Western Canadian DC
Christie Digital uses VLMs to save shop floor space
Manufacturer uses VLMs to store unfinished projectors
Flint Packaging installs mobile pallet racks to save space and money
A watchlist of interviews and on-site footage
Nestlé looks at off-peak deliveries to avoid congestion
Food company expands warehousing capacity by raising the roof
High Liner Foods shares its process
Ontario Association of Food Banks moved from paper and pen to a computerized system in 12 weeks
Tractor manufacturer uses Kardex Remstar lifts and carousels to make warehouse space work
Telematics target a whole lot more than the bottom line
In 2004, SNC Lavalin/Serco was awarded the contract to construct and manage Canada’s first direct airport rapid transit system. The Canada Line was Vancouver’s largest transportation infrastructure project for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games and, as a result, the most visible, not only to the two million inhabitants of the city but to all Canadians. SNC Lavalin ultimately decided to award the entire rail vehicle contract to Hyundai Rotem from South Korea on November 25, 2005.
A peek inside UPS’s new pharma DC
You may have noticed the worst effects of the recession have been easing off. You may also have noticed your salary increasing along with recognition and other job conditions. Michael Power reports on this year’s salary survey.
There’s no doubt shippers can save money when they use third-party logistics (3PL) providers. But to make sure the relationship with the 3PL is healthy and beneficial, shippers should communicate their expectations so the service provider understands the shipper’s needs and key performance objectives.