Although healthcare operates in a rather unique service environment, it may not always be prudent to distance itself from other industries, Patrick Sedlak tells Healthcare Purchasing News. Healthcare warehouse and storeroom planning and design can potentially benefit from methodologies and technologies that may not be well-known in healthcare, but are standard practices in other industries such as retail and grocery.
Whether it’s robots picking your Amazon order or your weekly groceries being delivered to your home, flexible fulfillment represents a fundamental shift in the retail industry. Principal Patrick Sedlak and Manager Karl Sliwinski examine five trends driving challenges and opportunities for both brick-and-mortar and online retailers in MHI Solutions.
New entrants in the last mile market in the U.S. are seeking strategic partnerships to compete in this fast-paced logistics arena. Additionally, well established carriers like UPS, Amazon, and J.B. Hunt are blurring the lines of carrier roles to take advantage of opportunities in the last-mile delivery space.
Sedlak is proud to see Rickenbacker and the Columbus Regional Airport Authority featured as an air cargo innovator in this month's issue of Inbound Logistics. In October, Sedlak partnered with CSCMP to host a tour of the Rickenbacker Air Cargo Terminal which featured a flight landing by Emirates. This strategic Midwest location offers efficiency and speed and helps shippers connect international and regional logistics to streamline their supply chains.
A profile in Supply Chain World revisits Sedlak's nearly 60 years of "Delivering Remarkable Experience" and principal Jeff Graves' 45 years with the firm.
Amazon's rollout of its Key smart-home system, which enables package delivery to Prime customers even when they’re not home, is yet another step ahead for Amazon, and other retailers need to step it up, Jeff Mueller tells Internet Retailer.
Sedlak was recently named a recipient of the 2017 Business Longevity Award by Smart Business, which recognized Northeast Ohio businesses that have achieved business milestones of 50, 75 or 100 years.
DSW, a branded footwear and accessories retailer, was one of four companies that tied for the top spot in Total Retail’s inaugural ranking of 100 publicly traded retailers based on their omnichannel capabilities.
After expanding first aid and safety services with the acquisition of Zee Medical, Cintas opened the new distribution center to improve service to its customers in Western North America.
The 1.1 million square-foot distribution center will support a corporate strategy to double the size of the company in the next six years.