Industry News:

FedEx criminal indictment: An ant on a elephant, or a gorilla in the room?
 -- Posted: 7/23/2014
Long-running probe into dealings with online pharmacies yields 15-count felony charge; some dismiss it as one-off event or grandstanding.

Yusen introduces double-stacking of product in ocean containers
 -- Posted: 7/22/2014
Specialized decking to divide box's interior into upper, lower sections.

Want to avoid carrier hell? Don't make 'em dwell!
 -- Posted: 7/22/2014
Transplace carrier study says quick freight turnarounds rank high among preferred shippers. Fast payment turnarounds are appealing, too.

Datalogic and SMI: an all-Italian Partnership for Packaging Machinery and Bottling Plant Production
 -- Posted: 7/22/2014

Datalogic, a global leader in Automatic Data Capture and Industrial Automation markets, and world-class producer of bar code readers, mobile computers, sensors, vision systems and laser marking equipment, and the SMI Group, one of the world’s largest producer of bottling plants and packaging machines, are pleased to announce their agreement for the exclusive supply of Datalogic product...


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.