VOLUME 18 NO. 3
24 Designing flexible
DCs for uncertain
times: interview with
BY MITCH MAC DONALD
DC design is a challenge under the best
of circumstances. It becomes all the
harder when you add in the uncertainties
of modern retailing.
27 For U.S. truckers, more
speed bumps ahead
BY GARY FRANTZ
3Between softening demand, higher
operating costs, and a stubborn shortage
of qualified drivers, 2020 promises plenty
of challenges for fleets. At least in the first
half of the year.
33 Looking for a new
WMS? Make sure
BY BEN AMES
There are many things to consider when
choosing a new warehouse management
system, but the most important may be
whether it will “play well with others” in
a high-tech DC.
38 For warehouse
robotics, the dock is
the final frontier
BY VICTORIA KICKHAM
Despite rising interest in automated
truck loading/unloading equipment,
adoption has been sluggish to date.
There are three reasons for that,