Industry News:

March—a time for material handling dreams
 -- Posted: 3/1/2015
Later this month, more than 35,000 professionals will gather at Chicago's McCormick Place for a glimpse of the latest innovations in the logistics and supply chain management space.

Bill re-introduced in House to create national hiring standard for truckers
 -- Posted: 2/27/2015
Legislation was introduced in the House yesterday to establish a national hiring standard for motor carriers.

PEER BEARING ANNOUNCES NEW SENIOR MANAGEMENT APPOINTMENTS
 -- Posted: 2/27/2015
PEER Bearing, a leading manufacturer of ball and roller bearings announced new roles for two members of the company’s senior leadership team.  Effective immediately, Reinhold Zehnter, formerly the President of PEER Bearing Company will assume the newly created role of President of Global Sales Marketing for PEER Group.  Brian Cohen, formerly Director of Mergers and Ac...

West Coast truckload rates in quiet before the expected demand storm
 -- Posted: 2/26/2015
Loads, prices to remain depressed—for now, consultancy says


Receiving
The WMS process begins with receiving the product in the door and capturing the initial inventory information. Receiving may include returns, advance ship notice, receiving unexpected shipments, QC hold items, Cross Dock items, building to pallet or unloading a shuttle from sister warehouse. Warehouse Link prompts the worker to capture all the information required for each item and confirm quantity received. A “license plate” is given and the product is ready for putaway. The information remains attached to the product throughout the entire warehouse process.