The UNEX Blog

UNEX at IWLA

UNEX Manufacturing is showcasing their patented Span-Track solution at the International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA) 2019 Conference in Booth #404. The Expo takes place March 10 – 12, 2019 at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa in...

Fashion is Becoming Smarter and Faster

The apparel industry is made up of gigantic global brands and a smaller number of entrants, both online and brick-and-mortar vendors, that are growing rapidly and expanding quickly. US apparel manufacturers face increasing competition from overseas...

What’s in Store: Why extra retail space can meet a fulfilling need

Traffic at malls, department stores and other brick-and-mortar retailers is way down and continues to fall. The US is seriously “overstored,” according to most measures, with more than six times the amount of retail floorspace (used and unused) per...

Introducing our New Keg Flow Design

The Brewers Association reports that 85% of Americans now live within 10 miles of a brewery, with over 7000 breweries in existence across the country. The craft beer business will continue to grow this year and beyond. With this growth, distribution...

Valentine’s Day Factoids & Fun

Valentine’s Day is a big opportunity for consumers to show they care. Where will they be spending their “love dollars” in 2019?

Choosing a 3PL in 2019? Consider this

The decision to hire and work with a third-party logistics provider (3PL) is truly a strategic supply chain decision—one that can bring value to firms that

Fast Apparel Meets UNEX SpeedCell

Once upon a time, clothing designers created designs, sourced materials, and created products that were then mass manufactured and distributed—a process that could take anywhere from months to years.

Pick Replenishment: why back-to-front is the best approach

Pick performance is one of the most important KPIs in any warehouse, especially as the number of SKUs stocked and handled skyrockets under e-commerce demands. Reducing time and motion while increasing the speed and accuracy of picks is key to...

The Materials Handling Industry in 2019: Plan for productivity

In the fulfillment industry, it’s the best of times, it’s the worst of times. The best because the economy is booming, online sales are booming, and the fulfillment business is booming. The worst because all that booming demand resonates across the...

Manufacturing in the US: Why close counts

Does it really matter if products are “Made in the USA?” Before you answer, let me share a few statistics:

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