Blog by author MeganNichols

Megan Nichols

Megan Nichols is a technical writer and blogger. She writes about engineering, science and technology topics. Megan is also editor of Schooled By Science, an easy to understand science blog. With Schooled By Science she hopes to encourage others to learn more about STEM subjects.

Asset Management Optimization Tips You Need to Know

Asset management is vital to success in materials handling, and, with the right tools, teams can better prepare for today's landscape. Smart tracking devices can significantly improve efficiency, with the help of digital analytics, automation and more.

You need to overcome warehouse management challenges

Managing a warehouse and its operations is a demanding but welcome challenge. Product handling, facility optimization and employee safety require equal parts conscientious management, well-trained employees and the right mix of culture and technology.

6 Major Benefits of Collaborative Manufacturing

Thanks to changes in today's market, many organizations are moving towards collaborative manufacturing partnerships. It seems like a great idea, on paper, but what benefits does a partnership offer? Why is this a viable option? Let's explore it closely.

How to Improve Safety in Food Manufacturing

The food manufacturing industry as a whole seems to be experiencing a massive problem with food safety. How can companies in the food manufacturing industry improve food processing safety and storage without compromising quality or increasing costs?

Should Your Plant Switch to Automated Parts Inspection?

Transitioning to automated inspection is a costly and research-intensive project. To be a good investment, this transition must be carefully planned, and specific qualities must be identified. Plants that produce similar parts make ideal candidates.

How to Apply AI to Manufacturing Systems

AI sees massive adoption, and it shows a lot of promise in manufacturing. The highly-automated and performance-driven sector would benefit greatly from AI. Many organizations already improve operations with the technology. Here's how and why.

How to Minimize Risk in Global Health Care Logistics

The demand for an efficient supply chain in the global health care market grows yearly, along with the risks. To succeed, companies need a combination of technology, compliant packaging and a cultural commitment to accuracy and integrity.

Applications of Industrial Robotics You Can Apply Today

Robotics are all around us. Today, robots are helping manage the supply chains that bring us food and other goods, help keep our products and facilities safe, and even perform the inspections that keep our public infrastructure in good repair.

10 Tips for Improving Warehouse Safety and Efficiency

Warehouses are the backbone of most industries, serving as hubs for both storage and shipping. Safety and efficiency in these settings are paramount. Here are 10 quick tips that you can employ in any warehouse to improve workplace safety and efficiency.

4 Reasons Why Powder Coating Is Good for the Environment

If you're looking to make your manufacturing business greener, consider powder coating for sealing and protecting equipment.

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