Archive for yard management system

Terex AWP: New Yard Management System Works like a Charm

Terex is a global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products. The Aerial Work Platforms (AWP) business unit sells many of its products under the well-known Genie brand name. Genie customers are mostly equipment rental companies that purchase high-volumes of units on an annual basis. Terex AWP operates its largest Genie finished product transfer center in North Bend, Washington. Last week, I had the pleasure of speaking with Dirk Becker and Marsha Hudson of Terex […]

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Ashley Furniture’s Creative Yard Management System

I consider yard management software functionality to reside at the intersection of transportation management systems (TMS) and warehouse management systems (WMS). This makes it an important link in the supply chain. I also believe it’s an area where the application of technology can provide substantial efficiency improvements. At the HighJump conference last month, Scott Halvorson of Ashley Furniture discussed his firm’s project for improving efficiency at a large yard in California. I found the company’s application […]

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