Industry News:

Zebra Technologies to acquire Motorola Solutions' enterprise business
 -- Posted: 4/16/2014
$3.45 billion deal to include Motorola's mobile computing, bar-code scanning, and wireless LAN solutions.

Supply chain pioneer's new book provides a personal take on life and business
 -- Posted: 4/16/2014
Joe Andraski's My Incredible Supply Chain Journey ... and What You Can Learn From It is a unique account of his personal story, Nabisco history, and what makes a supply chain organization great.

Virginia Tech Offering New Unit Load Design and Performance Short Course
 -- Posted: 4/16/2014

The Center for Packaging and Unit Load Design at Virginia Tech is offering a new Unit Load Design and Performance Short Course May 13-15 on the Virgina Tech campus. Supply chain professionals interested in reducing product damage and lowering unitization costs are encouraged to att...

Charlie Clay Joins Hytrol as Manager of Safety and Environment
 -- Posted: 4/16/2014

Hytrol Conveyor Co., Inc., an industry expert in automated material handling solutions, recently announced the hire of Charlie Clay as the company’s new Manager of Safety and Environment. Clay is a native to Northeast Arkansas and brings over twenty-two years of experience to his position.

Prior to Hytrol, Clay held different safety positions in the transportation, pharmaceu...


Technology
Interlink Technologies is Information Technology that utilizes Barcode Technology. Barcodes have become a standard in the warehouse industry and provide an excellent means to gather, track and manage information about inventory. Scanning the barcode opens the door to reveal everything associated with the inventory – lot number, expiration date, receive date, production date, who touched the inventory, QC requirements, environmental requirements, etc. Audits and recalls can be a nightmare without the help of IT. Warehouse Link easily manages audits, recalls and cycle counts. Because inventory information requirements vary from one item to another, Warehouse Link eases the complicated task of gathering and tracking the various pieces of information by using prompts and forced input.